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IASC 2015

The Commons Amidst Complexity and Change

Date: May 25-29, 2015

We welcome academics, community groups, government resource people, NGOs and commons practitioners from Alberta, Canada and around the world to submit abstracts to participate:

Extended Deadline for Individual Presentation Abstracts: December 1, 2014

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Commons in Action - New video on Knowledge Commons

Commons are forms of governance and governance strategies for resources created and owned collectively. Knowledge commons governance is likely to be key to successfully addressing important social issues in medicine, environmental protection, education, science and beyond. It is critical for us to study knowledge commons and learn how variations and governance affect outcomes: what works, what doesn't.

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Commons in Action

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) has brought together an impressive array of evidence from around the world that communities are able to manage common property resources effectively and sustainably. But there is more to IASC than just great ideas, theory, and even cutting-edge research: we also have impact on the ground.

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International Journal of the Commons
The International Journal of the Commons

Digital Library of the Commons
The Digital Library of the Commons

The Commons Digest
The Commons Digest