World Commons Week 2022

December 4th - 10th


  …to celebrate Commons research and practice over the week of December 4th -10th!


To prepare:

  1. View our full list of IASC region keynote talks, use our day/time converter link to find out your local time, and mark your calendar with the webinar zoom link (open to anyone).
  2. Be ready to review this year’s group of video and podcast finalists. Viewing will commence the celebration week on December 4th (registered IASC members only).

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 eight IASC regional Keynote Webinars. 

Seven 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.

To see the speakers chosen, click Open below. 

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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