Our second group of guests at the pre-festival event of CommonsFest 2015, which will be held in Heraklion on April 17-18, comes from the Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC). The following article (originally published here) provides an introduction to the goals and activities of CIC.
Our first group of guests at the pre-festival event of CommonsFest 2015 which will take place in Heraklion-Crete on April 17-18 comes from Ecuador’s FLOK Society Project.
FLOK Society project (aka Proyecto Buen Conocer) is a research-activist project which begun in 2013 upon the initiative of an open group of activists and academics with the aim of developing a set of public policy proposals for the transformation of Ecuador into a social economy based on the principles of the Commons, of peer production and governance and of free access to knowledge.
In the context of the pre-festival event of the Festival of the Commons which will be held in Heraklion on April 17-18, we asked our invited speakers to write a short article about their areas of activity and expertise.
The first of those articles is “Open Value Networks and Commons-based Peer Production” by Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis, scheduled to speak on Saturday 18 April.
The Cinema Group from University of Crete who organizes screenings of documentaries and movies, is organizing the screening of a documentary on Thursday 8th of May as a pre-festival event:
“Knowledge as a Common, Communities of productiong and sharing in Greece”, from the director Ilias Marmaras.
The screening will start at 19:30 at the Social Place. A discussion will follow with the participation of the director. Free Entrance.