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REMINDER Call for Proposals for hosting and organizing Regional and Thematic IASC-Conferences 2017-2018 - deadline 15 March 2017

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in hosting and organizing Regional and Thematic IASC-Conferences for 2017-2018. Hosting these conferences are an excellent way to put your institution into the spotlights of commons' practitioners and researchers.

EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Proposals Hosting IASC 2019 Biennial Conference - deadline for proposals March 15, 2017

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in HOSTING our 17th Biennial Conference in 2019.

IASC Biennial Conferences bring together commons scholars and practitioners from around the world. While the preparations for the XVI Biennial Conference of the IASC (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) are already in full swing, the IASC Secretariat is already looking for enthusiastic organizers for the 2019 Biennial Conference. Proposals should be in before March 15, 2017.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Posters - XVI Biennial IASC Conference (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) - Deadline 15 October 2016

The local organizers of the XVI Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons welcome abstracts for papers, posters, and panels to be presented at this conference, to be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 10 to 14 July 2017.

Triodos Foundation new supporting member of IASC

As of June 2016, Triodos Foundation has joined the IASC as supporting member for the period 2016-2020. Triodos Foundation has over 40 years of experience within working with gift money for the purpose of a sustainable society and a greater quality of life. Triodos Foundation's aim is to stimulate national and international initiatives that instigate social renewal, especially in organic farming, development, the environment, sustainable energy, arts and culture, education and health care. Triodos Foundation serves as an intermediary between donors and a broad range of projects.

Call for Contributions to Practitioners' Labs 4th European IASC-Conference (Bern, 10-13 May 2016) - deadline 1 April 2016

In order to promote meetings between academic scholars and expert practitioners to exchange their experience, ideas and questions with the academic scholars working on commons, the IASC now issues a call directed specifically at practitioners working on commons.In the past, practitioners’ meetings have been organized at several IASC-conferences, offering an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge and expertise between practitioners and academic scholars interested in commons.

Award opportunity - Förderpreis Agrargeschichte 2018 - deadline applications January 31, 2018

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The Geselschafft für Agrargeschichte [Association of Agricultural History] calls for applications for the Förderpreis Agrargeschichte 2018. This will be the sixth time this prize of 1,000 EUR will be awarded to the best doctoral thesis in agricultural history. Nominations should be submitted before January 31, 2018.

CfP - Changing the Earth’s (Sur-)Face. Adjusting Nature to Human Needs (Wuppertal, Germany, May 23-25, 2018) - deadline Nov. 3

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The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Studies (IZWT) at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal will organize the workshop 'Changing the Earth’s (Sur-)Face. Adjusting Nature to Human Needs' in Wuppertal, Germany, on May 23-25, 2018. Papers from all fields of history with a focus on more recent history are welcome and should be submitted before November 3, 2017.

Call for Manuscripts - Bydell Studies in Rural History

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The new series Boydell Studies in Rural History offers an outlet for the best new research in agricultural and rural history concentrating on Britain and Ireland, Europe and its colonial empires both during and after colonisation, and North America. The series is open to proposals of both monographs and collections of essays.

Call for Contributions - Resilient Cities Forum (Bonn, April 26-28, 2018) - deadline November 1, 2017

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Resilient Cities 2018, the 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, is taking place on 26 - 28 April 2018 in Bonn, Germany (back-to-back with the annual UNFCCC Bonn talks). The annual forum is organized by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany.

The call for contributions for the 2018 congress is now open and welcomes proposals for various formats, including presentations, panels, workshops, and debates. Submissions are due by November 1, 2017.

Call for papers Special Issue Journal Praktyka Teoretyczna - deadline December 15, 2017

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Editors Bartłomiej Błesznowski and Mikołaj Ratajczak welcome contributions to a special issue on 'Cooperation as the institution of the common' of the journal Praktyka Teoretyczna. Contributions will be in English. The issue is due to be issued in the course of 2018, submissions are due by December 15, 2017.

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