World Commons Week 2022

December 4th - 10th

Preparations for our annual global celebration of commons
research, teaching, and practice have begun!

WCW will occur between December 4th – 10th, 2022

There will be two different activities:
(1) a Video and Podcast Contest and
(2) Eight Regional Keynote Webinars. 

See below for more information, including how you can enter the video\podcast contest!   

Teaching Video and Podcast Contest

IASC is once again partnering with the Indiana University Ostrom Workshop and adding a new partner — the developers of the In Common podcast series developers — to sponsor a global Teaching the Commons Video and Podcast Contest. 

For more information, press the “open” button below.  


Global Keynote Webinars

This year, over the course of the week we’ll also highlight nine IASC regional Keynote Webinars. 

Eight speakers will be chosen to represent each IASC region: Africa, Asia, China, Europe, Latin America, North America and Oceania. 

And a special webinar will be held showcasing IASC Early Career Network members.

Speakers are currently being identified. Once we have them determined, the button below will become active. 

WCW Goals

Promote Knowledge​

Encourage the exchange of commons-related knowledge across the globe.

Promote Experience

Foster the mutual exchange of ideas, scholarship, and practical experience.

Celebrate Commons

Celebrate and expand the research, teaching and practice of commons and commoning

A Look Back on WCW 2018

WCW 2022 Organizers


Charlie Schweik

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Hita Unnikrishnan

Newton International Fellow, Urban Institute, The University of Sheffield


Ngunjiri Ndirangu

Ph.D. student University of Nairobi. Kenya.

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