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FLOK Society Project

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.

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Open Value Networks

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.

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Commoners Unite – Pixelache Camp 2014

We were kindly invited to Camp Pixelache 2014 in Helsinki and we could not have missed this opportunity. 
The 3 day unconference started at the University of Helsinki in the city centre with the two keynotes by Alain Ambrosi and Markus Schmidt on “Co-inveting the art of commoning” and on Bio-Commons respectevly. 

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Screening of documentary: “Knowledge as a Common, Communities of production and sharing in Greece”


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.

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