Promoting Commons Presents and Futures Symposium

  • Fri 17 Feb 23

    09:00 - 17:30

  • Colchester Campus


  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Centre for Commons Organising, Values Equalities and Resilience (COVER) Research Seminar Series

  • Event organiser

    Centre for Commons Organising Values Equalities and Resilience

  • Contact details

    COVER Research Centre

The Centre for Commons Organising, Values Equalities and Resilience (COVER) welcome you to join this symposium on promoting commons presents and futures.

Event summary

This is a one-day symposium event to showcase COVER’s research and its impact on developing a more inclusive and egalitarian education and economy. The event will be structured across a series of presentations and discussions aiming to bring together multiple stakeholders from across disciplines, areas of practice and geographies to discuss how COVER’s work can influence education and economic policy.

Including presentations and discussion with;

  • Peter Bloom,
  • Georgios Kokkinidis
  • Lorenzo Novaro,
  • Effie Amanatidou,
  • Phoebe Moore,
  • Robert Donoghue,
  • Janine Berg,
  • Ekkehard Ernst,
  • Tiziana Terranova,
  • Didi Han,
  • Massimo de Angelis

This one-day symposium on Promoting Commons will take place on Friday 17 February 2023 both online and in person.


Please register on Eventbrite for Online attendance.

If you wish to attend in person please register by emailing the organisers.

Event programme




North Teaching Centre

Colchester Campus

9.30 - 10.30 am

Shared Futures & Commons Building

Peter Bloom, University of Essex

Coffee break

10.30 - 11am

11am - 1pm

Common Knowledge Workshop

George Kokkinidis, University of Essex
Lorenzo Novaro, Project Manager at Cooperatives Europe – Belgium
Effie Amanatidou, Aristotle University – Greece


1pm - 2pm

2pm - 3pm

AI Regulation and the Structural Conditions of Digital Commons
ILO Policy Observatory on Work in the Digital Economy

Phoebe Moore, University of Essex

Robert Donoghue, University of Bath

Janine Berg, International Labor Organization 

Ekkehard Ernst, Geneva Macro Labs


3pm - 3.30pm

3.30pm - 4pm

Digital Networks Between Capital & the Commons

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Tiziana Terranova, Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale

4pm - 4.30pm

Precarity, Autonomy, and Commoning in Asia

Didi Han, London School of Economics

4.30pm - 5.30pm

Keynote Speaker

Massimo de Angelis, University of East London / The Commoner


Wrap up discussion.

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