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XVII Biennial IASC Conference, ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’


The XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’ will be held at the Catholic University of Lima, Peru on July 1-4, 2019; July 5 will be dedicated to field visits in Lima and other regions of Peru.

For the first time the IASC Global conference will be co-organized by two leading universities of the Andean region: PUCP’s Faculty of Social Sciences, and the Department of Economics of the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia).

The program will include:

  • Policy Dialogues with National Authorities from Colombia and Peru and International Cooperation Agencies active on the field

  • 50+ parallel research panels

  • Film and video exhibit on the commons

  • Half-day workshops on key common issues

  • Keynote Lectures by international leading experts

  • Practice Workshops with renowned Chefs and Artists

  • Master classes for early career researchers

  • Field visits in Lima and other regions of the country

  • Poster exhibitions

  • Book fair with international publishers

  • Exhibit stands of grassroots initiatives

    More information: https://www.iasc2019.org/