Article: 'Counting Couples: The Marriage Banns Registers of the City of Amsterdam, 1580–1810'

 Posted on: 30/7/2021

René van Weeren and Tine De Moor published 'Counting Couples: The Marriage Banns Registers of the City of Amsterdam, 1580–1810' in Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The article provides an unique insight in long-term marriage patterns. Find the entire article here. The related dataset is published in the EUR Data Repository.


8th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise

 Posted on: 9/7/2021

On 4-7 October, the hybrid 8th EMES International Research Conference takes place. Under the title social enterprise, cooperative and voluntary action: Bringing principles and values to renew action researchers discuss themes such as commons, sustainability and solidarity. The Institutions for Collective Action research team has recently joined EMES. See the EMES website for more info.


Final CoronaPapers session: impact of corona on public administration

 Posted on: 24/6/2021

On 25 June the final of the CoronaPapers sessions of Platform31 took place (in Dutch). Tine De Moor participated in round 4: did people's trust in government change? Is such a change temporary or permanent? How do we prepare for post-corona times and who takes the lead? What does a distance of 1,5 meters do with a community? For more info, click here.


CfP: Methods and data for longitudinal analysis of Institutions for Collective Action (8-10 December 2021, the Netherlands)

 Posted on: 21/6/2021

On 8-10 December we organize a specialized workshop on methods and data for longitudinal analysis of Institutions for Collective Action. By following institutional developments over long-time horizons, and in combination with an examination of the stimulating and/or threatening factors, we can understand what makes cooperation within these institutions successful and when it fails. For more information, read further here.


Call for Research Interns at Research Team on Social Enterprises & Institutions for Collective Action (MA-level, humanities & social science; 4 months, fall 2021)

 Posted on: 10/6/2021

Are you a (research) master student with a keen interest in organizations that are set up and managed by groups of citizens, such as cooperatives? We are looking for a Research Intern who wants to collaborate with our team in the fall of 2021. For the entire description of the vacancy and information on the application process, read further here.


Summer School Community Building

 Posted on: 21/5/2021

On 6 September Tine de Moor kicks off the Community Building Summer School in Wanneperveen. The summer school is an initiative of Joop Hofman of EMBGG (Eerste Maatschappij tot Bevordering van Gronings Geluk) and participation home Rode Wouw. The summer school will be attended by a variety of people committed to community building and the organization of cooperatives in their own cities, villages and regions. For background information on these initiatives, see the Rode Wouw website (in Dutch).


Digital Labour Geographies - Gig Work Future

 Posted on: 20/5/2021

Our team member Damion Bunders will present a paper of his PhD project titled: ‘Commitment issues? The (im)possibility of worker cooperatives in the gig economy’ at the annual international conference of the Royal Geographical Society in London. The RGS-IBG conference takes place between 31 August and 3 September. For more information, visit the RGS website.