‘Decommonising the mind’: historical impacts of British imperialism on indigenous tenure systems and self-understanding in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

‘Decommonising the mind’: historical impacts of British imperialism on indigenous tenure systems and self-understanding in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

New article by Iain MacKinnon in the International Journal of the Commons Vol. 12, no 1 2018, pp. 278–300, DOI: 10.18352/ijc.814, available at: https://www.thecommonsjournal.org/articles/10.18352/ijc.814/ Abstract: Common pool resource theory appears to assume that external authorities are responsible for initiating attempts to

Constitutionality: conditions for crafting local ownership of institution-building processes by Tobias Haller, Greg Acciaioli & Stephan Rist (SNR’s Designated Award Finalist)

Constitutionality: conditions for crafting local ownership of institution-building processes by Tobias Haller, Greg Acciaioli & Stephan Rist (SNR’s Designated Award Finalist)

This article presents constitutionality as a new approach for analyzing bottom-up institution-building processes emphasizing local perceptions and local agency in common pool resource management. Using four case studies—fisheries in Zambia; pasture and forestry in Mali; fisheries in Indonesia; forestry in

Call for Papers: Special Issue “Does Commons Grabbing lead to Resilience Grabbing? The Anti-Politics Machine of Neo-Liberal Agrarian Development and Local Responses”, new deadline 31 December 2018

Call for Papers: Special Issue “Does Commons Grabbing lead to Resilience Grabbing? The Anti-Politics Machine of Neo-Liberal Agrarian Development and Local Responses”, new deadline 31 December 2018

IASC Europe Ambassador Prof. Dr. Tobias Haller invites submissions for the Special Issue in Journal “Land” entitled: “Does Commons Grabbing lead to Resilience Grabbing? The Anti-Politics Machine of Neo-Liberal Agrarian Development and Local Responses” You can submit research articles, review

Conceptualizing the New Commons – The Examples of Knowledge Commons & Seed and Variety Commons: IASC Workshop connects the open access to knowledge with agricultural questions for the future

Conceptualizing the New Commons – The Examples of Knowledge Commons & Seed and Variety Commons: IASC Workshop connects the open access to knowledge with agricultural questions for the future

From June 6th to 8th 2018, thirty scholars and activists from more than ten countries met in Oldenburg, Northern Germany, to discuss the sustainable and viable management of New Commons. In four different sessions, the participants debated the challenges related