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Call for Papers and Posters ICA2018 Research Conference (Wageningen, Netherlands, July 2018) - deadline January 5, 2018

The organizers of the International Cooperative Alliance 2018 European Research Conference (ICA2018) invite senior and junior scholars to submit an extended abstract, to be submitted ultimately by January 5, 2018. The ICA2018 Conference will be held July 4-July 6 in Wageningen, the Netherlands, and will be hosted by Wageningen University and Research.

Postdoc position in production and resource economics (Munich, Germany) - deadline November 25, 2017

The Agricultural Production and Resource Economics Group at the Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan (WZW), Technische Universität München (TUM) offers a Postdoctoral position. The successful applicant will develop his/her own research agenda in the fields of production economics and resource economics. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in agricultural, environmental, or natural resource economics, general economics, statistics, or related disciplines. Applications

Co-Lab 'The commons in Latin-America:Struggles, policies and research' (Amsterdam, December 12-13) (CEDLA/LASP)

On December 12 and 13, 2017, the Co-Lab 'The commons in Latin-America:Struggles, policies and research' will be held in Amsterdam, jointly organized by the (Amsterdam, December 12-13) Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA) and the Latin American Studies Programme. John Powell, president of the IASC will be one of the keynote speakers.

Call Winter School 'Innovation and mountain territories' (April 2018, Ticino/Tessin, Switzerland) - deadline Dec. 3, 2017

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In April 2018, the LabEx ITEM will organise its 3rd International Winter School in the canton of Ticino (Switzerland) in cooperation with LabiSAlp (History of the Alps Study Centre) of the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI). This meeting seeks to promote young researchers working on mountain territories in an international convivial ambiance. Proposals are welcome and should be submitted before December 3, 2017.

Call for contributions IASC Workshop 'Working Together on the Commons' (ASU, Tempe AZ, USA, March 8-9, 2018) - deadline Dec. 1

The Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment (CBIE) welcomes proposals for working groups for the IASC Workshop 'Working Together on the Commons', which will be organized by CBIE at Arizona State University on March 8-9, 2018. The focus of this workshop will be the use of multiple methods to study collective action and the commons. The workshop is free of charge, but IASC-membership is required. Proposals are due by December 1, 2017.

First Workshop on Commons in China

Prof. Yahua Wang, professor at the School of Public Policy and Management and Vice President of the China Institute for Rural Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, chaired the highly successful first workshop on commons held in China (October 14-15, 2017), attracting over 80 academic experts from several countries. The focus of this workshop was ‘water governance and policy’. Endorsement by the IASC enabled the organization of this workshop.

Riksbanken research grant awarded to international interdisciplinary project on coding commons´ regulations

The Riksbanken Jubileumfond has recently granted a research grant of 4,626,000 SEK (c. 578,000 USD / 478,000 EUR) to the Research Project 'Modelling institutional dynamics in historical commons (MIDI)'. This international and interdisciplinary research project is set-up by and involves IASC-members Giangiacomo Bravo (Project PI), Tine De Moor, and Amineh Ghorbani. The project builds upon research results from the Common Rules-project, led by Tine De Moor.

New issue International Journal of the Commons online now!

The editorial team of The International Journal of the Commons have great pleasure in announcing that its newest issue has been launched. Have a look at the table of contents at

Call for Papers, Posters, and Dissertations WEHC2018 (Boston, July 29-August 3, 2018) - deadlines start January 31, 2018

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Session proposals for the 18th gathering of the World Economic History Congress (to convene July 29 – August 3, 2018 in historic Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts) have been accepted and posted to the WEHC2018 website ( The Executive Committee of the IEHA encourages all individuals with an interest in participating to consult the list of accepted sessions, especially as many of them are still accepting additional paper presenters and other participants. Also, organizers still welcome poster submissions and dissertations.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - deadline October 27, 2017

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The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign (, invites candidates to apply for a 9-month, tenure-track, 60% research/40% teaching Assistant Professor of Social Dimensions of the Environment. Applications should be in by October 27, 2017.

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