Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation

The Value Crisis of Cognitive Capitalism, and How to Solve It

Wednesday, April 27, 3:30pm, 8417 Social Science

A man with close-cropped white & gray hair smiles at the camera. He wears a royal blue button-down shirt and an orange undershirt. He is before a light gray backdrop.MICHEL BAUWENS is the founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives and works in collaboration with a global group of researchers in the exploration of peer production, governance, and property. He is currently Primavera Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam and external expert at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Bauwens has also served as research director of the transition project towards the social knowledge economy, an official project in Ecuador, and of the floksociety.org research group, which produced the first integrated Commons Transition Plan for the government of Ecuador aimed at creating a “social knowledge economy.” During the spring 2016 semester, Bauwens is an Activist-in-Residence Writing Fellow with the Havens Center.