Monthly Archives: October 2013

Assignment: cases from Helsinki

  4.11.2013: For this session, please come to the class with your choice of case study (you can have a list of different ones). During class, we will discuss them and create working groups and choose which case study will … Continue reading

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Cultural Commons

By Sanna Marttila and Erling Björgvinsson Since the commons scholars began to study ‘the information commons’ and ‘the knowledge commons’ in the digital age, instead of the more traditional focus on natural resource management systems, there has been increasing interest to … Continue reading

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Who is who? Sessions on Caring, Cultural and Urban Commons the 7.11

An important part of the program of the seminar (7.11.2013) are three parallel thematic sessions where we discuss different approaches and resources that relate to the theme of Infrastructuring the Commons from 3 particular angles: Caring commons, Cultural commons and … Continue reading

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Caring Commons, what do we mean?

By Andrea Botero and Tania Perez Bustos ” Care includes everything we do to maintain, continue and repair our ‘world’ so that we can live in it as well as possible. That world includes, our bodies, ourselves and our environment; … Continue reading

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Some new books!

Arki tonttu is proud to present fresh from the oven and ready to fill this otherwise silent blog: Four (4) new publications in which arki people have been involved: 1) Eläköön arkistosi! A publication (in Finnish) dealing with the state … Continue reading

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Starting!

It was nice to see you yesterday (14.10) and hope to see next time those who could not make it! Do remember that attendance is obligatory. As mentioned yesterday, if, for some force majeure, you can’t make it, please inform … Continue reading

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Meet Anna and Nina

Anna Asikainen and Nina Martin are key people for this year’s study project #Helsinki/Beirut. They will help us coordinating the study project and guiding the students throughout the course, especially with regards to the activities and project work done in … Continue reading

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Helsinki Commons? Join us the 24th of October to map them

What forms of commons and commoning are present today in a city like Helsinki? As part of the preparations for the seminar we are arranging a smaller and local working session (mostly in Finnish) where we are inviting other commons … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Reading list

Most of the sessions are accompanied by a reading list. Usually 2-4 obligatory articles and some suggested additional readings. We will be updating the list here, check it before each session. Participants should: 1) read before each session ALL the … Continue reading

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Charlotte Hess on “Crafting New Commons”

The keynote speaker of our seminar on November 7th is going to be Charlotte Hess. We are very excited to have her here in Helsinki. For those of you who are not familiar with her work, she sent us a … Continue reading

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