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Highlights from 2023
- ‘Strong together? Citizen collectives solve problems unheeded by the government’ – Interview with Tine De MoorDe Volkskrant had an interview with Tine De Moor about 1000 years of history of institutions for collective action (a.k.a. commons) and the relevance of citizen collectives in our present-day society. ‘Problems such as climate change and the capacity of healthcare provision are too urgent to re-invent the wheel over and over again.’ The article … Read more
- Book: Shakeholder society? Social enterprises, citizens and collective action in the community economy.The inaugural lecture of prof. dr. Tine De Moor can be downloaded for free on this page: T_De_Moor_Shakeholder_Society.pdf Abstract On a daily basis we are confronted with social dilemmas, or the choice between our own short-term benefits and long-term collective benefits of societies. We often look to governments and markets to create a framework that … Read more
- Inaugural lecture Tine De Moor: ‘Shakeholder society? Social Enterprises, citizens and collective action in the community economy’On 17 February Prof Tine De Moor publicly accepted her appointment as professor of Social Enterprises and Institutions for Collective Action at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University with an inaugural lecture entitled Shakeholder society? Social Enterprises, citizens and collective action in the community economy. How to deal with the grand challenges of our current society? … Read more
- Symposium – From science to society: evidence-based lessons for (cooperative) social enterprisesOn 17 February, our symposium “From science to society: evidence-based lessons for (cooperative) social enterprises” took place, followed by prof. dr. Tine De Moor’s inaugural lecture entitled: “Shakeholder society? Social Enterprises, citizens and collective action in the community economy”. We would like to thank all (online) attendees for attending these events! We hope everyone found it … Read more
- Chapter on social enterprises in the NetherlandsColine Serres and Tine De Moor published their chapter “Social Enterprises in the Netherlands: Towards More Institutional Diversity?” in The International Handbook of Social Enterprise Law. It’s open access and can be found on the publishers website.
Highlights from 2022
- Nacht of CollectieveKrachtOn 16 September the first physical event of CollectieveKracht took place: ‘de Nacht van CollectieveKracht’. Look back on this interesting evening by watching the aftermovie on Youtube. Were you not able to attend the event? Or would you like to revisit the topics discussed? Our website features recordings, cartoons and reports (in Dutch) from the … Read more
- Paper on the effect of preference deviation and social embeddedness on member commitment on cooperativesAgnes Akkerman and our team member Damion Bunders published their paper “Commitment issues? Analysing the effect of preference deviation and social embeddedness on member commitment to worker cooperatives in the gig economy” in Economic and Industrial Democracy. It’s open access and can be found here.
- Does the history of commons repeat itself? by Tine De MoorOn 21 April, professor Tine De Moor gave a lecture in the Commons Program at the Ostrom Workshop in Bloomington, Indiana. The lecture, titled “Does the History of the Commons Repeat Itself? Building a Taxonomy of Institutions for Collective Action to Study their Spread and Resilience Over Time and Space” is on Youtube.
- Opinion article: Gemeenteraadsverkiezingen: herkansing voor de erkenning van de actieve burger?In een opinieartikel in de Volkskrant riepen Tine De Moor en Ton Duffhues (Rotterdam School of Management) lokale overheden op om in gesprek te gaan met actieve burgers die in hun eigen omgeving uitdagingen op het gebied van wonen, zorg, energie, voedsel en natuur aanpakken. Lees het hele artikel, inclusief de voorbeelden van Herenboerderij Wenumseveld, … Read more
- Rules and sanctions in long-lasting fishery cooperatives, Double open seminar talk by Florian Grisel and Grant HallidayOn 9 March, research team Institutions for Collective Action had a double open seminar. Grant Halliday, historian and research intern at RSM Erasmus University, gave an insight into the development of rules and sanctions in medieval and early-modern fishery cooperatives in Spain. Dr. Florian Grisel, associate professor at the Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, complemented … Read more
- Launch of the CollectieveKracht platform for citizen cooperativesHow do scientists use their knowledge to solve problems faced by today’s citizen collectives? How do policy makers reflect on the collectives’ challenges? And where do financiers come into the picture? The answers to these questions and more were discussed in a livecast on 11 February 2022. This event launched a new, transdisciplinary knowledge exchange … Read more