Transition Talks #3: Enspiral and the commons

On 12th of May Chelsea, Derek, Gina, and Genevieve from Enspiral shared their experience with Thinkfarm Berlin.The goal of this Talk was to present the Enspiral model and in particular how money is managed as a commons as well as share insights with contributors of the Thinkfarm Berlin and some other guests. But first what […]

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Transition Talks #2: Personal commitment in the energy transition

Photo credit: Bürgerenergie Berlin For this second Transition Talk, we invite you to discuss the results (in German) of the study “Prometheus – Menschen in sozialen Transformationen am Beispiel der Energiewende” realized by researchers of the Institut für Protest- und Bewegungsforschung. The Talk will take place on: 18th of February at 18:00 at Thinkfarm Berlin […]

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Transition Talks #1: Urban Commons

On 16th of December at Thinkfarm Berlin, the transition»lab convened a “talk and drink” session around the Urban Commons theme. To feed the discussion we proposed two short inputs followed by an informal exchange: A French perspective on the urban commons by Léa Eynaud, PhD Student at the EHESS Paris (15‘) An update from the […]

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The transformative potential of meditation in the context of sustainability

Together with the AMA (A Minset for the Anthropocene) team of the Potsdam Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the transition>>lab hosted a workshop around the following question: “What could be the specific transformative potential of meditation in the context of sustainability?” Together we had the pleasure to listen to Boris Bornemann, PhD student at […]

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Kick-off Meeting: TransforMap Berlin Circle – 5.02, 7PM

Kick-off Meeting: TransforMap Berlin Circle — are you attending? via @attending @transformap @almereyda — Adrien Labaeye (@alabaeye) January 28, 2015 Berlin is home to hundreds of individuals, organizations, communities that are exploring the potential of mapping for change. How to catalyze this potential into the TransforMap movement? How can TransforMap contribute to make Berlin’s […]

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Mapping Jam event: putting Berlin’s new economy on a collaborative map

On October 13th, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to map grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons where they live. As a contribution to this global event, the Transition>>lab and the Transformap initiative convene a: Mapping Berlin’s alternative economy […]

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There are Thousands of Alternatives. We will make them visible.

Originally posted on CommonsBlog:
Launch of Transformap: There are Thousands of Alternatives. We will put them on a Single Map! Transformap-Workshop 4th International Degrowth Conference  September 3rd, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Leipzig University, S 328 TRANSFORMAP A network of about 50 individuals and organizations – from civil society, science and social business in Germany…

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transition>>lab in action @Mapping socio-ecological innovation workshop

The transition>>lab will be an active participant of: Mapping socio-ecological innovation – Conclave 18.07.2014 – 10:00-18:00 Spreeacker. Wilhelmine-Gemberg-Weg. 10179 Berlin-Mitte. MMM is an initiative formed by more than 20 organizations within the fields of collective economies to collaborate on Mapping Alternative Social and Ecologic Innovation. Initiated in autumn 2013, followed by a kick off Munich Mapping Meeting in March […]

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