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On October 5 and 6, academics, policymakers, and practitioners of transformative practices from across Europe will come together in this conference to discuss some of the most pressing issues regarding the legal frameworks underpinning private property and corporate ownership structures.
Event details of Transforming Ownership in Times of Overlapping Crisis
Start date
4 October 2023
End date
5 October 2023

This conference will serve as a platform to connect people working across different but related fields, with the planned output including a whitepaper (drawn from the contributions of speakers and panellists) which will be offered to the European Commission. 

Day 1 (October 5)

  • Panel 1: Not-for-Profit Entreprises
  • Panel 2: Steward-Owned Entreprises
  • Panel 3: Back to Public Ownership 
  • Panel 4: Worker Ownership

Day 2 (October 6)

  • Panel 5: Worker Participation
  • Panel 6: Innovative Forms of Ownership
  • Roundtable: Transforming Ownership

This conference is co-organized by Marija Bartl (University of Amsterdam) and Rutger Claaassen (Utrecht University). Maria Bartl is a professor of Transnational Private Law at the University of Amsterdam. She is currently the Principal Investigator of N-EXTLAW, a project sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC) on the legal design of non-extractive economic practices. Rutger Claassen is a professor of Political Philosophy and Economic Ethics at Utrecht University. He is currently the Principal Investigator of CORPORATOCRACY, a project sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC) on the social/political power and responsibilities of business corporations

For the full programme, please click here

Please note that that limited audience spaces are available, please book your attendance as asoon as possible via the registration link below.