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Xabier Barandiaran

Research and Development, Participation Councillorship, Barcelona City Council

Xabier E. Barandiaran is a philosopher working at the multidisciplinary crossroad between cognitive sciences, technology and complex systems. He has long been involved in hacktivism, technopolitics, and the (re)production of commons and free knowledge. He currently works at the Department of RTD on Democratic Innovation at Barcelona City Council, having been a lecturer in Philosophy at the University School of Social Work at the University of the Basque Country and a researcher at the IAS-Research Centre for Life, Mind, and Society. Xabier was coordinator of the Unitwin Complex System Digital Campus, foundational member of the Retecog.Net (Spanish network of research in cognitive science), co-founder of WikiToki (Laboratory for collaborative practices), and a co-founder of the FLOK Society Project.

My Sessions

Building a network of Cities of Change: the new democratic institutionality and the constituent power of the commons

Museo Reina Sofia Auditorio

Chair: Ana Méndez de Andés, Strategic Planning and International Advisor, Madrid City Council; Ana Taboada Coma, Lawyer and Deputy Mayor, City of Oviedo; Joonas Pekkanen, E-participation Manager, City of Helsinki; Teele Pehk, CEO, Estonian Cooperation Assembly; Aik van Eemeren, Chief Technology Office, City of Amsterdam; Clémence Pène, Digital Director for the Mayor of Paris, City […]

Conferencia Internacional
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Cantina

Day 4 of 4: Growing the network internationally. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, the network will help share […]

Democracy Lab
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Digital Democracy: D-CENT, citizen engagement and economic empowerment

Medialab Auditorio

Acting as an introduction to the activities at the Democracy Lab, this session will provide an overview of the D-CENT project and the work of the international organisations currently involved in transforming democracy. This will be an accessible and stimulating introductory session for anybody with an interest in the changing face of 21st Century democracy. […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Cantina

Day 3 of 4: Pilot network projects: Collaborative Open Source Development for Democracy. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Auditorio

Day 2 of 4: How to organize a horizontal, transparent and collaborative network. A model for active work. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Auditorio

Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, the network will help share experience, coordinate efforts, and support the implementation of […]

Democracy Lab
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