I recently published in the open-access journal NETCOM a peer-reviewed article on the subject of collaboratively mapping alternative economies. This article is mainly directed to researchers interested in alternative/diverse economies, activists interested in using mapping for leveraging their activities on the field, as well as policy-makers seeking for ways for mainstreaming alternative economies. Abstract The […]Read more "Collaboratively mapping alternative economies [open access publication]"
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 […]Read more "Transition Talks #3: Enspiral and the commons"
In its map exploration, the Transformap collective has collected over 200 maps, but also atlases. An atlas lists, hopefully displays, maps. In our TransforMap inventory, we have marked them as ‘Meta’. Here are some pages that point to interesting maps. Some* do it beautifully. English-speaking Shareable’s community maps. Those 72 maps focus on sharing and […]Read more "A geography of alternatives: Atlas"
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 […]Read more "Transition Talks #2: Personal commitment in the energy transition"
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 […]Read more "The transformative potential of meditation in the context of sustainability"
Originally posted on CommonsBlog:
Commons at the 4th.International Degrowth Conference -> Let’s make them visible. A miniguide This is an uncomplete collection of commons-related events at the 4th. international degrowth conference in Leipzig, which will start on September 2. There will be an enourmous number of parallel events, sessions and workshops during the 3 main…
Am kommenden Donnerstag, 10.07. um 17:30, steht in der Thinkfarm Berlin wieder ein Transition>>lab Colloquium an! Diesmal werden wir, Max Schmies und Maria Seewald, unsere gemeinsame Masterarbeit vorstellen und laden alle Interessierten zur Diskussion und zum Ideenspinnen ein! Es geht in Anknüpfung an Laura Henns Colloquium vor einem Monat (https://transitionlab.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/sufficiency-what-a-psychological-view/) wieder um Suffizienz und Psychologie. […]Read more "Nächstes Colloquium: Suffizienz, ein Stück weiter"