2010-2011

Vis Green Academy, "The Commons, Political Transformation and Cities," conference of eastern European Green Party activists, island of Vis, Croatia, August 24, 2011.

The Illahee Lecture, A Forum for Environmental Innovators, "The Commons as a Different Engine of Innovation," Portland, Oregon, May 11, 2011.  Video of talk.

The Caux Forum for Human Security, "The Healing Logic of the Commons," Initiatives of Change conference, Montreux, Switzerland, July 13, 2011.  Dutch account of talk in Verspers (Sept. 25, 2011).

Book chapter, "Intellectual Property in the Digital Age," [pdf file] in Key Issues in the Arts and Entertainment Industry, edited by Ben Walmsley (London:  Goodfellow Publishers, 2011).  Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.

International Association for the Study of the Commons conference, Keynote address, "The Marginalization of the Commons and What to Do About It," Hyderabad, India, January 12, 2011.

Remix the Commons interview [video], on the state of the commons movement, following the International Commons Conference in Berlin, November 3, 2010. [08:36]

CSRwire Talkbalk essay, "The Invisible Ecological Commons," December 8, 2010.

Amherst Community Television, "Encounters with Jan Servaes," [video] University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November 16, 2010.

Press notices, This Land is Our Land:
--Valley Advocate, "The Things We Have in Commons," November 2, 2010, by Maureen Turner.
--The Progressive magazine, "Reclaiming the Commons," November 26, 2010, by Matthew Rothschild.

International Commons Conference, Opening Remarks.  Conference convened by the Heinrich Boell Foundation in cooperation with the Commons Strategy Group, Berlin, Germany, November 1, 2010.

      For videos, reports and other documents associated with this conference, click here.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research, "The Rise of the Commons in the Face of Global Market Enclosures,"remarks at the Geneva, Switzerland, November 4, 2010. Video.

Free Culture Forum, "The Macro-Economic Challenges of Building a New Commons-Based Economy," Barcelona, October 29, 2010.

FLOSS Roadmap 2010.  Essay on free software/open software as a commons and the challenges ahead.  For the FLOSS Roadmap project, September 2010.

NEXA, Communia, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, "Why Academia Needs to Rediscover the Commons," [pdf file], remarks prepared but not delivered at "University and Cyberspace" conference, Torino, Italy, June 30, 2010.

Croxton Lecture at Amherst College, "Academia as a Commons:  The Promise of Digital Technologies at Amherst College and the Five Colleges," April 26, 2010.