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Commons Sense: A Thinkery on the Commons

11 June 2014, Dublin Organised jointly by the Community Development Journal and Kimmage Development Studies Centre, the Thinkery on the Commons was a day of exploration and conversation about the commons. The Special Supplement Commons Senses: New thinking about an old idea... read more »

CDJ Symposium Programme

Day 1: Thursday 3rd September 2009 16:30 Delegate arrival and registration 17:30 Welcome Note: Editor and Chair of CDJ 20:00 ‘A Moveable Feast’ Day... read more »

CDJ Symposium Papers

Please be aware that most of these papers are in draft format. Permission from the author needs to be sought if you wish to quote or refer to any of the papers. Community development as ‘knowledge intersections’ in contemporary New Zealand. Jenny Aimers... read more »

CDJ Symposium

The following resources were generated during the 2009 CDJ Symposium, an event which brought together members of the journal's Editorial Board, the International Advisory Board... read more »

EVENT: Microfinance: The Better Alternative Conference

30th-31st October 2014 Kingscliff, Australia Northern Rivers Community Gateway are organising a conference focusing on the benefits of microfinance through financial and social inclusion, economic mobility, working with indigenous communities, developing sustainable community programmes and more. To take advantage of the early bird rate,... read more »

"'Race', Ethnicity and Community Development" - expressions of interest requested

This is for a proposed book, to be edited by Gary Craig and others, on ‘race’, ethnicity and community development for the series Rethinking Community Development, to be published by The Policy Press, a leading UK social and public policy publisher. At this stage, the... read more »

50th Anniversary Call for papers

Please note: this is an archived page. Resources generated from this event are available here.   Call for participation for the 50th anniversary conference Why Community Development?  Continuity and Innovation 1st-3rd July... read more »

"A chance to reassess the relation between the commons and community development": Kevin Harris on 'Commons Sense'

Kevin Harris has written an enthusiastic response to the recent Special Supplement on the commons: "The collection helped me appreciate how so many of the arguments and warnings about threats to the commons... read more »

Free Special Supplement: "Commons Sense: New thinking about an old idea"

We're delighted to announce that articles from the Community Development Journal Special Supplement on "the commons" are freely available for anyone to read on a permanent... read more »

EVENT: Community Development Society Annual Conference

20-23 July 2014 Dubuque, Iowa, USA Scholarships are available for the Community Development Society (CDS) annual international conference. The CDS Endowment was established as a sustainable fund to help members in a variety of ways, from attending the organisation's annual international conferences to enhancing the quality and... read more »

EVENT: Community is the answer

9th-11th June 2014 Glasgow, UK Registration for the IACD conference Community is the answer is now open. This major international gathering will showcase community-based solutions to issues of Health, Wealth and Power. It will allow community members, activists, practitioners, researchers and... read more »

NEW PUBLICATION: Participation in Community Development

  We are pleased to announce that Participation in Community Development: Problems and Possibilities is now available in digital form for the first time. First published in 2006, this volume reflects both shifts in policy and community development over a significant period of time, reflecting... read more »

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Community is the answer

9th-11th June 2014 Glasgow, UK (update: registration is now open) This event will explore some of the most significant local and global questions we face today in the context of the answer: community. How will we address the challenges of poverty? Of... read more »

EVENT: Latin American Savings Group Forum

4-6 December 2013 Bogotá, Colombia An event organised by the SEEP network in collaboration with read more »

CDJ on social media

27 August 2013 You can now follow the Community Development Journal on Twitter and Facebook. We'll be using these pages to keep readers of the journal up-to-date with new issues of the journal, related publications, relevant news and more »

EVENT: Supporting Community Action

19 August 2013 Supporting Community Action - Lessons from Australia and the UK Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom 25th September 2013 - free event 11am - 3pm. Registration and refreshments from 10:30am. This event is for... read more »