Medialab Prado


Seminar with Yochai Benkler about The Wealth of Networks

29.06.2010 - 01.07.2010

Place: Medialab-Prado · Plaza de las Letras, C/ Alameda, 15 Madrid

This seminar is part of the collaborative translation into Spanish of Yochai Benkler's The Wealth of Networks, How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom. The contents of this book will be analyzed during the seminar. [live streaming]

Aimed at economists, lawyers, cultural productors, sociologists, anthropologists, activists, and anyone interested.

Available seats: 35*

> General information about the project

> Final presentation on July 1 / 7 pm. [+info] 



*The lectures on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 at 7 pm are open to the public. For attending the rest of the activities, previous registration is needed.

Coordinator: Floren Cabello, teacher of Technology of Audiovisual Communication at the University of Málaga (UMA), in collaboration with students of the UMA. This activity is part of the Commons Lab work groups 2009-2010, and has been coorganized by La Casa Invisible of Málaga.



Requirements for registration:

  • Mastering English (all sessions will be held in English)
  • Full availability for attending all sessions
  • Previous reading of The Wealth of Networks by Y. Benkler 

 Submit the registration form you will find below. Free registration. Available seats: 35


Seminar Program

Tuesday, June 29:

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Initial meeting to introduce and organize the seminar (no streaming) 

7 pm - 8:30 pm: Open Activity: Keynote Speech by Yochai Benkler (followed by discussion) [+info]

Wednesday, June 30:

10 am - 12 noon: Seminar moderated by the organizers: Discussion on Part One. The Networked Information Economy [+info]

12:30 pm - 2 pm: Seminar: Discussion on Part Two. The Political Economy of Property and Commons (1st part) [+info]

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
: Seminar: Discussion on The Political Economy of Property and Commons (2nd part) [+info]
7 pm: Open activity: Dialogue Yochai BenklerLangdon Winner on The Wealth of Networks (keynote introduction by Javier Bustamante followed by a debate) [+info]


Thursday, July 1:

10 am - 11:30 pm: Seminar: Discussion on Part Three. Policies of Freedom at a Moment of Transformation [+info]

12 noon - 1:30 pm: Seminar: Conclusions [+info]


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