'Cooperation is not a sentiment – it is an economic necessity'
Public Lecture by Prof. dr. Elinor Ostrom (Utrecht University, November 29, 2012)
On the 29th of November, 2012, Prof. dr. Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences 2009, will give a public lecture at Utrecht University.
Prof. Ostrom is reknown for her fundamental studies on commons and institutions for collective-action. Her publication Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action, first published in 1990, is regarded generally as a magnus opus within this field of research.
The lecture of prof. Ostrom, made possible by contributions by the Utrecht University Knowledge Centre Institutions of the Open Society (IOS), the Centre for Global Economic History (CGEH) and the Centre for the Humanities, also forms the introduction to the Conference 'Design and Dynamics of Institutions for Collective Action' (Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2012) at Utrecht University.
You are invited to attend this public lecture; admission is free. We do however ask you to register in advance. Registration will start through this page at September 1, 2012.
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Date: November 29, 2012
Time: to be announced
Location: Utrecht University, Aula Academiegebouw, Domplein 29
Admission: Free, registration however is required (registration starts Sept. 1, 2012)
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For previous interviews of Elinor Ostrom, please click one of the following links:
26 November 2015
'Til Death Us Do Part:
a Comparative Study
of Marriage and Longevity
26 November 2015
'Wat kunnen burgers
doen voor het
(in Dutch only)
4 December 2015
Law and Governments'
30 March-2 April 2016
11th European Social
10-13 May 2016
'Commons in a
2 June 2016
10-14 July 2017
'Practicing the Commons'