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Article in Dutch: De BV-m, zwevend tussen nut en noodzaak

 Posted on: 17/9/2021


This week in Nederlands Juristenblad (Dutch Lawyers' Magazine): de BV-m, zwevend tussen nut of noodzaak. Esmée Driessen and Tine De Moor explain why the scope of the legislation under preparation regarding private limited companies with a social purpose (BV-m) is both too limited and too wide. Read the article, in Dutch, here.

 


New book chapter: 'Three Waves of Cooperation: A Millennium of Institutions for Collective Action in Historical Perspective'

 Posted on: 13/9/2021


Looking through a thousand years of history, Tine De Moor analyzes the current accelerated development of institutions for collective action in a newly published chapter of Oxford Handbooks Online. These institutions constitute a correction mechanism and can play an important role in society as a third governance model, although the potential of the commons as a governance model for global resources remains disputed.

 


9 September: BK Talks 'Why Together!? Rethinking living environments through collaboration'

 Updated on: 6/9/2021


While housing becomes less affordable in Europe, the population is ageing and increasingly lonely. At the same time, cities try out innovative ways of building and space sharing. On 9 September 18:00-20:00h Project Together and TU Delft's Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment dedicates its BK Talks to these topics. Tine De Moor will be one of the panellists. More information can be found here. The session is broadcasted on the TU Delft Youtube channel.

 


Meet our new team members!

 Posted on: 2/9/2021


Research team Institutions for Collective Action is growing fast. We welcome our new postdoctoral researchers Coline Serres and Fijnanda van Klingeren, and our PhD candidate Karoline Heitmann, who joined us on 1 September. For more information on their backgrounds and current projects - and on the other team members as well - visit our team page.

 


Article: Comparisons of historical Dutch commons inform about the long-term dynamics of social-ecological systems

 Posted on: 31/8/2021


Is it really possible that an interdisciplinary team studying historical commons offers advice about the management and use of shared resources in contemporary and future systems, overexploitation of natural resources and climate change? Read about this topic in the newly published article by Anders Forsman, Tine De Moor, René van Weeren, Mike Farjam, Molood Ale Ebrahim Dehkordi, Amineh Ghorbani and Giangiacomo Bravo in PLoS ONE.

 


9 September: BK Talks 'Why Together!? Rethinking living environments through collaboration'

 Posted on: 23/8/2021


While housing becomes less affordable in Europe, the population is ageing and increasingly lonely. At the same time, cities try out innovative ways of building and space sharing. On 9 September 18:00-20:00h Project Together and TU Delft's Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment dedicates its BK Talks to these topics. Tine De Moor will be one of the panellists. More information can be found here. The session is broadcasted on the TU Delft Youtube channel.

 


Chapter: 'Gigs of their own: reinventing worker cooperativism in the platform economy and its implications for collective action'

 Posted on: 16/8/2021


Damion Bunders wrote a chapter for the book 'Platform Economy Puzzles. A multidisciplinary Perspective on Gig Work.' His contribution addresses the puzzle of gig workers' collective action, a phenomenon that is theoretically unlikely to occur, but is observed in practice nonetheless. The chapter can be found here.

 


Article: 'Counting Couples: The Marriage Banns Registers of the City of Amsterdam, 1580–1810'

 Posted on: 30/7/2021


René van Weeren and Tine De Moor published 'Counting Couples: The Marriage Banns Registers of the City of Amsterdam, 1580–1810' in Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The article provides an unique insight in long-term marriage patterns. Find the entire article here.

 


8th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise

 Posted on: 9/7/2021


On 4-7 October, the hybrid 8th EMES International Research Conference takes place. Under the title social enterprise, cooperative and voluntary action: Bringing principles and values to renew action researchers discuss themes such as commons, sustainability and solidarity. The Institutions for Collective Action research team has recently joined EMES. See the EMES website for more info.

 


Final CoronaPapers session: impact of corona on public administration

 Posted on: 24/6/2021


On 25 June the final of the CoronaPapers sessions of Platform31 took place (in Dutch). Tine De Moor participated in round 4: did people's trust in government change? Is such a change temporary or permanent? How do we prepare for post-corona times and who takes the lead? What does a distance of 1,5 meters do with a community? For more info, click here.

 


CfP: Methods and data for longitudinal analysis of Institutions for Collective Action (8-10 December 2021, the Netherlands)

 Posted on: 21/6/2021


On 8-10 December we organize a specialized workshop on methods and data for longitudinal analysis of Institutions for Collective Action. By following institutional developments over long-time horizons, and in combination with an examination of the stimulating and/or threatening factors, we can understand what makes cooperation within these institutions successful and when it fails. For more information, read further here.

 


Summer School Community Building

 Posted on: 21/5/2021


On 7 September Tine de Moor kicks off the Community Building Summer School in Wanneperveen. The summer school is an initiative of Joop Hofman of EMBGG (Eerste Maatschappij tot Bevordering van Gronings Geluk) and participation home Rode Wouw. The summer school will be attended by a variety of people committed to community building and the organization of cooperatives in their own cities, villages and regions. For background information on these initiatives, see the Rode Wouw website (in Dutch).

 


Digital Labour Geographies - Gig Work Future

 Posted on: 20/5/2021


Our team member Damion Bunders  presented a paper of his PhD project titled: ‘Commitment issues? The (im)possibility of worker cooperatives in the gig economy’ at the annual international conference of the Royal Geographical Society in London. The RGS-IBG conference takes place between 31 August and 3 September. For more information, visit the RGS website.