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Co-operatives in the Cultural Industries Roundtable and Recording

Earlier this month CCI hosted a roundtable discussion on Co-operatives in the Cultural Industries. A recording of the discussion has been published in the open access journal TripleC and can be downloaded here

The roundtable discussed the potentials and limits of worker co-operatives as an alternative way of organizing cultural work. It explored how worker co-operation might contribute to new collaborative forms of cultural production; how they do, or might, strengthen a ‘cultural commons’; and the role cultural co-ops play in the wider context of movements for workers’ rights.


Speakers included industrial economist and author of Co-operation in the age of Google, Robin Murray; Rhiannon Colvin, founder of AltGen; Sion Whellens from Calverts and Tara Mulqueen from Birkbeck College School of Law.

Marisol Sandoval and Jo Littler chaired the event

sbbj899 • April 14, 2015

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