About the Conference

The XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’ will be held at the…

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Call for abstracts

The local organizers of the XVIIth Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons welcome abstracts…

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IASC2019 will be chaired by prof. Juan Camilo Cárdenas of the Universidad de los Andes and prof. Deborah Delgado Pugley…

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Submit your abstract

Make sure to submit your abstract before October 15, 2018. Please note the following: you will get an automated confirmation;…

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The IASC2019 Conference program will offer you a wide variety of presentations on a broad range of topics. In addition,…

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The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989, is devoted to bringing…

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Joan Martinez-Alier

Emeritus Professor of Economics and Economic History, UAB (Barcelona, Spain)

Brigitte LG Baptiste

General Director, Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute

Important Dates

  • July 4, 2018 – Submission abstracts open

    The IASC2019 Organizers welcome proposals for papers, panels, and posters. Please read the Call for abstracts which contains full info about the conference theme and respective tracks. On this website, you will also find the guidelines how to submit your abstract via our submission portal. All abstracts should be in before October 15, 2018, 24:00 (Lima Time, UTC-5:00).

  • October 15, 2018 – deadline submission abstracts

    Make sure to have your abstract submitted via our submission portal before October 15, 2018, 24:00 Lima Time (UTC-5:00). As server traffic usually is high around the deadline, we recommend you to submit your abstract well before the deadline. After submitting, you will be able to adapt your abstract until the deadline of December 2.

  • January 2019 – Notification review results & Start submissions final versions

    In the course of January 2019, we will inform you whether your proposal has been accepted or declined. The reviews will be done by the IASC2019 academic peer-review committee. In case of acceptance, you will be able to submit your final version through our submission portal.

  • May 10, 2019 – Deadline registration accepted authors

    We kindly ask all presenting authors of accepted abstracts to register before May, 10, 2019, 24:00 Lima Time (UTC-5:00). Please note that not registering before this deadline may result in removing your presentation from the program.

  • June 20, 2019 – Deadline submitting final paper

    Make sure to have your final presentation uploaded by June 20, 2019, 24:00 Lima Time (UTC-5:00) via the submission portal. Please take the general guidelines into account when submitting your paper and preparing your presentation.

  • July 1, 2019 – Welcome to Lima!

    The IASC2019 Organizers from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and the Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) welcome you to the XVII Biennial IASC Conference ‘Defending the Commons’! We hope you have a wonderful conference and will enjoy both the conference as well as everything Lima has to offer.

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