Peaceful revolutions: crowdfunding the commons (podcast)

Today I presented an outline of my research at QUT Law School‘s lunchtime research seminars. This project examines new models for producing knowledge and cultural goods – books, films, and music – through collective action. For a long time, copyright scholars have assumed that apart from some limited public subsidies, a private property right in[…]

CCI Seminar: Ruth Towse, Cultural economics and the digital creative economy

At CCI today, Ruth Towse gave a presentation on copyright and cultural economics (audio should be available soon). Towse’s core argument today was that cultural economics has a lot to add to our understanding of copyright, and that copyright should be more central to cultural policy. First, Towse notes that cultural economics needs more theory[…]