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Call for Nominations for the 2014-2015 Elinor Ostrom Award is now open

The Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons Council opens the call to nominate outstanding scholars or practitioners.

The overall objectives of the Award are:
- To acknowledge Ostrom’s legacy for scholarship and policy-making while making it accessible to wider and more varied audiences, within and outside the realm of international academia.
- To promote Ostrom’s commitment to the training of students, young colleagues and practitioners.

Workshop "COMMON PEOPLE, COMMON RULES" - Call for papers

25th of March: DEADLINE CALL FOR PAPERS “COMMON PEOPLE, COMMON RULES”, Pamplona 30-31/10/2014.

Workshop 'Common People, Common Rules. Institutions and self-governance in historical perspective’, to be held in Pamplona, 30-31 October 2014.

Abstracts should be submitted before the 25th of March to josem.lana[at]

For more info and the full Call for Papers, please visit

The new issue of the International Journal of the Commons is out

The Vol.8 N.1 of the International Journal of the Commons is available on line.

The International Journal of the Commons (IJC) is an initiative of the IASC.

Publishing in the International Journal of the Commons has many advantages for scholars and practitioners:

  • The IJC has over 1,500 registered readers (note that registration is not required for accessing any website content!).
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