IASC 2021 FOREST COMMONS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
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September 13 - 17, 2021

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Online

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ACCESS RECORDED CONFERENCE MATERIAL:
Until December 31, 2021

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
July 1, 2021

ACCEPTANCE/REJECTION NOTIFICATION:
August 1, 2021

PRE-RECORDED VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
September 3, 2021

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE RELEASED
(Panels, Individual Talks, Other Contributions):
August 15, 2021

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Welcome to the

IASC 2021 Forest Commons Virtual Conference

We are pleased to announce our call for individual presentations, special sessions, and webinar panel discussions on forest commons, broadly conceived. The conference will include live and pre-recorded talks as well as other types of contributions.

As one of a series of virtual conferences organized by the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), this virtual conference aims to broaden a dialogue between traditional commons scholars, practitioners and researchers from the IASC and related global change research communities, regional research networks and organizations working with Indigenous Peoples and local communities. These include but are not limited to the Global Land Programme, the International Forestry Resources, and Institutions among others.

Aim & Scope

This conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners on forests as a commons. We will cover traditional dimensions of forest commons such as community managed forest systems as well as other forms of forest systems governance. Participants working on protected forests, forest ecosystem services, self-governance and polycentric forest governance are encouraged to contribute to the conference. The week will be shared with an additional virtual conference on land commons, given the interconnection of the two topics.

The Conference

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Conference

Tracks

  1. Community Forest Management, Taking Stock and Future Paths
  2. Forest Commons, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
  3. Forest Governance, Institutions and Polycentricity
  4. Forests, Protected Areas and Fortress Conservation
  5. The Role(s) of Leadership in Forest Commons
  6. Formalization of Property Rights and its Effect on Cooperative Behavior
  7. Forest Commons Grabbing and Privatization
  8. Tele-Coupled and Long Distance Impacts on Forest Commons
  9. Community Forest Management, Taking Stock and Future Paths
  10. Forest Commons and Deforestation
  11. Politics of Forest Commons, REDD+ and Fortress Conservation
  12. The Emergence of Local Institutions for Forest Governance Inequalities and Community-based Forest Governance

TYPES OF

Contributions

The focus of a webinar is debate.  Panelists may make short statements after which there is a moderated discussion during which questions from the audience are addressed.  The duration of the webinar is 1 hour.

A session consists of at least four 10-minute video presentations and has a designated space on the conference website. Conference participants can interact with the speakers asynchronously in the comments section of the presentation. A special session also has a live component during the conference where there is an hour-long moderated discussion on common themes between the panelists and the audience.

An individual presentation is a pre-recorded 10-minute video. Participants asynchronously interact with the presenter about the talk in the comment section. We will invite speakers to be part of a live session during the conference with speakers of presentations with similar topics to have a moderated discussion on cross-cutting issues among their presentations.

Short films and artistic works related to the themes, interviews or other online activities.

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Online Conference

No hassle, costs, or carbon emissions from traveling. Attend the entire conference safely from home.

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Five Days

Five days packed with prerecorded sessions and live events.

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Meetup and Network

Interact with your peers during networking events.

Schedule

Important Dates

July 1, 2021

Deadline for abstract submission

July 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Notification on acceptance/rejection

August 1, 2021
September 3, 2021

Deadline for pre-recorded video submission

September 3, 2021
September 13 - 17, 2021

Event dates

September 13 - 17, 2021

ATTENDANCE

Costs

IASC Members
$ 10
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Non-Members
$ 50
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Live Events

Program Overview

All times are in Arizona time, which is UTC -7. On small devices please scroll sidewise to see all columns.
Last update August 19, 2021

  MONDAY 9/13 TUESDAY 9/14 WEDNESDAY 9/15 THURSDAY 9/16 FRIDAY 9/17
4:00 a.m.

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Panel 2

5:00 a.m.

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Panel 3

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Panel 6

6:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Special Session 5
COVID and Commons: Impacts of the pandemic on forest-livelihood linkages in South and South-East Asia

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Panel 7

7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Opening Session

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Panel 4

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Special Session 6
Forest management by farmer's commons

8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Panel 1

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Panel 5

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Closing Session

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Webinar Panel
Grabbing the forest commons: from diagnosis to prescription

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Networking Session 3

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Special Session 1
A diverse view about forests governance in Brazil

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Special Session 2
Knowledge, governance, and conservation in Peru. Enabling sustainable subnational development and climate change mitigation

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 1

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 2











9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Special Session 4
Changes and challenges of collaborative forest governance in Japan's post-industrial age: beyond exclusiveness of local communities

Live Events

Program Details

All times are in Arizona time, which is UTC -7. Scroll sidewise to see all columns.
Last update September 11, 2021

  MONDAY 9/13 TUESDAY 9/14 WEDNESDAY 9/15 THURSDAY 9/16 FRIDAY 9/17
4:00 a.m.

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Panel 2

Moderator: Jampel Dell’Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Panelists:
Florencia Cicchini, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico: Gender mainstreaming in Mexico's REDD+ strategies: A critical analysis
Harry Tenumu Conway, Cardiff University, UK: The UNFCCC Paris Agreement and the challenge of neoliberal economic policies: A Case of REDD+ in Liberia
Ayako Ido, Nagoya University, Japan: REDD+ and households' willingness to participate in forest governance

5:00 a.m.

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Panel 3

Moderator: María Claudia López, Michigan State University, USA

Panelists:
Arthur Guérin-Turcq, Université de Lyon, France: French peri-urban forest between "common good" and "club good"
Ignacio Diaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Conflict management ability in Galician communal forests: sustainable forest governance
Roshni Kutty, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Disincentives to making community claims on forest rights: A case from northern Western Ghats of Karnataka, India
Maria Paula Sarigumba, University of Saskatchewan, Canada: Young participation in Indigenous territorial governance
Nurhadu Sirimorok, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia: What resilient communities have in common? The cases from rural Indonesia

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Panel 6

Moderator: Praneeta Mudaliar, Ithaca College, USA

Panelists:
Mikihiko Watanabe, University of Yamanashi, Japan: World Heritage as the Forest Commons: Forest Ecosystem Services and Trans-boundary Sharing of Benefits
Karno Batiran, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia: Note From the Field: Reflection on the Dynamics of Creating Commons, Story From South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Pooja Choksi, Columbia University, USA: Sounds of Restoration: Understanding the impact of ecological restoration on fauna using bioacoustics
Seetha Gopalakrishnan, Care Earth Trust, India: NTFP as Forest Commons: Access, governance and research
Shruti Mokashi, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Supernatural Beliefs and Ostrom's Design Principles: Sacred Forest Conservation in Maharashtra, India

6:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Special Session 5
COVID and Commons: Impacts of the pandemic on forest-livelihood linkages in South and South-East Asia

Moderator: Divya Gupta, Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business, India

Co-Moderators: Vijay Ramprasad, Center for Ecology Development And Research, India, Forrest Fleischman, University of Minnesota, USA, and Harry Fischer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences , Sweden

Panelists:
Lok Mani Sapkota, RECOFTC, Nepal: Community forest modalities and their abilities to address vulnerabilities and shocks: Empirical cases from Asia
Kalpana Giri, RECOFTC, Nepal: Nepal, Can forests fulfill their potential as safety nets in times of crisis? Findings from Cambodia, Nepal, and Thailand
Pranav Menon, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Negotiating movement during a lockdown: The impact of COVID-19 on pastoral livelihood of the Van Gujjars
Dinesh Rajak, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Tribal community, livelihood strategies and the covid-19
Isha Naaz, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India: Forest Contribution in times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Uttarakhand
Afreen Faridi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Intersections of Conflict & Covid-19 Within Nomadic Lives & its Impact on Himalayan Pastoral Children

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Panel 7

Moderator: Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

Panelists:
Anuja Datye, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Outcomes of collectivised sale of Tendu (Diospyros melanoxylon) leaf post-deregulation in forest dominated areas of Maharashtra, India
Ignacio Diaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Local development in inner-rural areas of the northwest Iberian: property rights of stakeholders
Deborah Pierce, University of British Columbia, Canada: The impact of land ownership and deforestation in the Colombian Amazon from 2010 to 2020 on the livelihoods of rural women
Ilkhom Soliev, Mart in Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany: Benefit sharing for facilitating equitable and sustainable forest governance
Takuya Takahasji, The University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan: Divide and Protect: Historical Development of Japanese Wariyama Scheme
Komal Kaur, University of Colorado, USA: Collective Forest Land Rights Facilitate Prosocial Behavior

7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Opening Session

Moderators:
Iliana Monterroso, Center for International Forestry Research, Peru
Floriane Clément, INREA, France
Krister Andersson, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Jampel Dell’Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Panel 4

Moderator: Krister Andersson, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Panelists:
Puneet Bansal, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India: Threefold Simultaneous Changes in Forest Governance, Community Forest Management and Forests in Kondh Villages of Odisha, India
Graham Epstein, University of Central Florida, USA: The Landscape Ecology of Community-Based Forest Governance
Biswajit Ray, University of Calcutta, India: Livelihood Strategies, Forest Dependence and the Welfare Effects of Joint Forest Management on the Rural Households of India
Godfreyb Ssekajja, Indiana University, USA: Commons Management in Migrant Communities
Jessica Enara Vian, University of Strathclyde, UK: Towards a socio-metabolic analysis of community-led forestry in Scotland

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Special Session 6
Forest management by farmer's commons

Moderator: Gustavo Hernández, Cross Cultural Bridges, UN Harmony with Nature, Peru

Panelists:
Alexander Solórzano, OSACOOP, Costa Rica: Agroforestry and forest management by OSACOOP in the Osa Pensinsula
Natalia López, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: Agroforestry and forest management in Yorkin, Costa Rica
Margo Potma, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: Local commons' forest management (Costa Rica) in a globalized world
Henkjan Laats, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: , Local commons' forest management in Nepal, Costa Rica, Bolivia and Peru

8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Panel 1

Moderator: Floriane Clémen, INREA, France

Panelists:
Pauline Pirlot, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium: International fragmented forest regime
Barbara Ayala-Orozco, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico: Understanding the challenges and opportunities multi-stakeholder collaboration for forest governance: A qualitative systematic review
Atul Joshi, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Critical Wildlife Habitat: interpretation, mis-implementation, and the real challenges
Marcial Reyes Cázarez, Tecnológico Nacional de México campus Pátzcuaro, Mexico: Restauración Forestal, un modelo sustentable de armonía en Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, México.
Bijayashree Satpathy, The Graduate Institute, India: Incredible Ecotourism: Is it an Ultimate for Conservation?
Sahana Bose, Asam University, India: Management of Wild Life Sanctuaries in the Sixth Schedule Areas of India: Evidences from Karbi Anglong District of Assam, North East India

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Panel 5

Moderator: Iliana Monterroso, Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

Panelists:
Wen Zhou, Yale University, USA: Re-evaluating the 'community' in community forest management: the case of Gabon
Sarvesh Chaturvedi, Xavier Institute of Management University, India: Forest Rights Act securing livelihoods: case of Dhamditola amidst COVID -19 lockdown in India
Ashish Jha, Xavier Institute of Management University, India: COVID-19 lockdown in India: impacts on forest-dependent communities in Central India
Indra Lal Acharja, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia: Forest Commons: A Case of Community Forestry in Chirtshosa village in Eastern Bhutan
Anirban Pal, Indian Institute of Technology, India: Does community forest management produce better economic outcomes? Comparative evidence from Central India

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Closing Session

Moderators: Michael Schoon, Arizona State University, USA and Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

Panelist: Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan, USA

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Webinar Panel 1
Grabbing the forest commons: from diagnosis to prescription

Moderator: Jampel Dell'Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Co-Moderator: Paolo D'Odorico, University of California Berkeley, USA

Panelists:
Maria Cristina Rulli, Politecnico of Milano, Italy
Nancy Peluso, University of California Berkeley, USA
Kyle F. Davis, University of Delaware, USA

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Networking Session

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Special Session 1
A diverse view about forests governance in Brazil

Moderator: Raquel Rodrigues dos Santos, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Co-Moderator: Cristina Adams, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Panelists:
Aurélio Padovezi, UNIPD, Italy: Social Innovative – Forest and landscape Restoration: When needs meet opportunity, anything is possible
Liviam E. Cordeiro-Beduschi, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Forest governance and local development: reflections about collective action in native forests management in Brazil biomes
Marcus Vinicius Chamon Schmidt, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Indigenous governance structures in the management of agricultural capoeiras
Raquel Rodrigues dos Santos, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Invisibility and importance of informal institutions for Brazil nuts harvest and Amazon forest conservation

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Special Session 2
Knowledge, governance, and conservation in Peru. Enabling sustainable subnational development and climate change mitigation

Moderator: Deborah Delgado, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru
Co-Moderator: Maritza Paredes, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru

Panelists:
Valeria Biffi, London School of Economics, UK: The state effects of a state-led payment for ecosystem services scheme in Amazonian indigenous communities
Deborah Delgado, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru: Unequal assemblages for "nature-based solutions": Lesson from a subnational Development Platform of San Mart&iacutte;n
Maritza Paredes, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru: A cartography of interventions and knowledge approaches to conservation. The case of the Alto Mayo Protected Forest (AMPF)
Ana Watson, University of Calgary, Canada: 'Remote', 'Pristine' and Plural Territorialities: Environmental Knowledge Production vis-à-vis Energy Extraction and Indigenous Subjectivities in Peru's Megantoni

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.











09:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Special Session 4
Changes and challenges of collaborative forest governance in Japan’s post-industrial age: beyond exclusiveness of local communities

Moderator: Alyne Delaney, Tohoku University, Japan

Panelists:
Haruo Saito, University of Tokyo, Japan: Transformation of forest commons in Japan: examining functions and stakeholders
Utako Yamashita, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan: What are the conditions that enable collaboration between forest commoners and outsiders?
Gaku Mitsumata, Doshisha University, Japan: How can we promote collaborative forest governance beyond the strong excludability? Case study at Shimokarato, North district, Kobe, Japan
Alyne Delaney, Tohoku University, Japan: Expanding commoner "belonging:" Collaborative exchange among forest and coastal commoners for healthier forest and coastal commons

Live Events

Program Overview of Forest & Land Commons Conferences Combined

All times are in Arizona time, which is UTC -7. On small devices please scroll sidewise to see all columns. F stands for Forest and L for Land.
Last update August 19, 2021

  MONDAY 9/13
LAND
TUESDAY 9/14
FOREST
WEDNESDAY 9/15
LAND & FOREST
THURSDAY 9/16
FOREST
FRIDAY 9/17
LAND & FOREST
4:00 a.m.

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
L - Special Session 1
Governing transboundary land commons through COVID-19 in Southeast Asia

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
F - Panel 2

5:00 a.m.

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
L - Panel 5
Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
F - Panel 3

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
F - Panel 6

6:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
L - Opening Session

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
L - Panel 6
Pastoralism and Rangeland Management

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 5
COVID and Commons: Impacts of the pandemic on forest-livelihood linkages in South and South-East Asia

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
F - Panel 7

7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
L - Panel 1
Land Governance

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Opening Session

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
L - Panel 7
Forest and Protected Areas

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Panel 4

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 6
Forest management by farmer's commons

8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
L - Panel 2
Food Systems and Land Use

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F - Panel 1

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
L - Webinar Panel 2
Mapping the territories of food commons in Europe

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F - Panel 5

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F & L - Closing Session

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
L - Webinar Panel 1
Women's Rights to communal land

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
F - Webinar Panel 1
Grabbing the forest commons: from diagnosis to prescription

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
L - Workshop
The Common Lands Network Digital Platform

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Networking Session 3

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
L - Panel 3
Historical Perspectives on the Commons

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 1
A diverse view about forests governance in Brazil

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
L - Panel 4
Farming and Land Governance

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
F - Special Session 2
Knowledge, governance, and conservation in Peru. Enabling sustainable subnational development and climate change mitigation

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 1

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 2











09:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
F - Special Session 4
Changes and challenges of collaborative forest governance in Japan's post-industrial age: beyond exclusiveness of local communities

Live Events

Program Details of Forest & Land Commons Conferences Combined

All times are in Arizona time, which is UTC -7. Scroll sidewise to see all columns. F stands for Forest and L for Land.
Last update September 11, 2021

  MONDAY 9/13
LAND
TUESDAY 9/14
FOREST
WEDNESDAY 9/15
LAND & FOREST
THURSDAY 9/16
FOREST
FRIDAY 9/17
LAND & FOREST
4:00 a.m.

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
L - Special Session 1
Governing transboundary land commons through COVID-19 in Southeast Asia

Chair: David Taylor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Co-Chair: Michelle Ann Miller, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Panelists:
Helena Binti Muhamad Varkkey, University of Malaysia, Malaysia: COVID-19 and the Governance of Sustainability within the Southeast Asian Palm Oil Sector
Jonathan Rigg, University of Bristol, UK: Commoning the Rural in a Pandemic Era
Zu Dienle Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore: Agroecosystems and COVID-19: Enhancing sustainability and resilience of peatland commons for pandemic recovery
Rini Astuti, Australian National University, Australia: Double Precarity? Peatland Communities in Times of COVID-19 and Transboundary Socioecological Changes
Michelle Ann Miller, National University of Singapore, Singapore: Selective border permeability in governing communal lands through and beyond COVID-19

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
F - Panel 2

Moderator: Jampel Dell’Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Panelists:
Florencia Cicchini, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico: Gender mainstreaming in Mexico's REDD+ strategies: A critical analysis
Harry Tenumu Conway, Cardiff University, UK: The UNFCCC Paris Agreement and the challenge of neoliberal economic policies: A Case of REDD+ in Liberia
Ayako Ido, Nagoya University, Japan: REDD+ and households' willingness to participate in forest governance

5:00 a.m.

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
L - Panel 5
Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services

Moderator: Bram Büsch, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Panelists:
James Bennett, Coventry University, UK: Can rangeland resting initiatives achieve win-win scenarios for people and environment in the rangeland commons South Africa?
Pedro Mota Tavares, NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities , Portugal: Commons as models of sustainability in the border area between Northeastern Portugal and Spain (1834-1869)
Kikuko Shoyama, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Japan: Outcome-based assessment of the payment for mountain agriculture: a community-based approach to countering land abandonment in Japan
Rebecca Witter, Appalachian State University, USA: "Women's work": Identifying and supporting institutions of environmental care amidst conservation enclosures

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
F - Panel 3

Moderator: María Claudia López, Michigan State University, USA

Panelists:
Arthur Guérin-Turcq, Université de Lyon, France: French peri-urban forest between "common good" and "club good"
Ignacio Diaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Conflict management ability in Galician communal forests: sustainable forest governance
Roshni Kutty, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Disincentives to making community claims on forest rights: A case from northern Western Ghats of Karnataka, India
Maria Paula Sarigumba, University of Saskatchewan, Canada: Young participation in Indigenous territorial governance
Nurhadu Sirimorok, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia: What resilient communities have in common? The cases from rural Indonesia

5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
F - Panel 6

Moderator: Praneeta Mudaliar, Ithaca College, USA

Panelists:
Mikihiko Watanabe, University of Yamanashi, Japan: World Heritage as the Forest Commons: Forest Ecosystem Services and Trans-boundary Sharing of Benefits
Karno Batiran, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia: Note From the Field: Reflection on the Dynamics of Creating Commons, Story From South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Pooja Choksi, Columbia University, USA: Sounds of Restoration: Understanding the impact of ecological restoration on fauna using bioacoustics
Seetha Gopalakrishnan, Care Earth Trust, India: NTFP as Forest Commons: Access, governance and research
Shruti Mokashi, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Supernatural Beliefs and Ostrom's Design Principles: Sacred Forest Conservation in Maharashtra, India

6:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
L - Opening Session

Moderator: Michael Schoon, Arizona State University, USA

Panelists:
Ariane de Bremond, University of Bern, Switzerland
Bram Büscher, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
Catherine Tucker, University of Florida, USA
Ruth Hall, University of Western Cape, South Africa

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
L - Panel 6
Pastoralism and Rangeland Management

Moderator: Farai Mtero, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Panelists:
Tom Campbell, Maynooth University, Ireland: Climate Change policy narratives and pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: New Concerns, Old Arguments?
Lance Robinson, Equitable Earth Initiative, Canada: Strengthening rangeland governance without saying "you can’t bring your livestock here": Exclusionary property rights, the paradox of pastoral tenure, and institutionalizing complex mosaics
Menelisi Falayi, Rhodes University, South Africa: The Importance of Agency in Fractured Governance Contexts: A Southern African Perspective
Jérémy Bourgoin, CIRAD, France: Beyond controversy, putting a livestock footprint on the map of the Senegal River delta

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 5
COVID and Commons: Impacts of the pandemic on forest-livelihood linkages in South and South-East Asia

Moderator: Divya Gupta, Institute of Public Policy. Indian School of Business, India

Co-Moderators: Vijay Ramprasad, Center for Ecology Development And Research, India, Forrest Fleischman, University of Minnesota, USA, and Harry Fischer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences , Sweden

Panelists:
Lok Mani Sapkota, RECOFTC, Nepal: Community forest modalities and their abilities to address vulnerabilities and shocks: Empirical cases from Asia
Kalpana Giri, RECOFTC, Nepal: Nepal, Can forests fulfill their potential as safety nets in times of crisis? Findings from Cambodia, Nepal, and Thailand
Pranav Menon, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Negotiating movement during a lockdown: The impact of COVID-19 on pastoral livelihood of the Van Gujjars
Dinesh Rajak, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Tribal community, livelihood strategies and the covid-19
Isha Naaz, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India: Forest Contribution in times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Uttarakhand
Afreen Faridi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Intersections of Conflict & Covid-19 Within Nomadic Lives & its Impact on Himalayan Pastoral Children

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
F - Panel 7

Moderator: Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

Panelists:
Anuja Datye, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Outcomes of collectivised sale of Tendu (Diospyros melanoxylon) leaf post-deregulation in forest dominated areas of Maharashtra, India
Ignacio Diaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Local development in inner-rural areas of the northwest Iberian: property rights of stakeholders
Deborah Pierce, University of British Columbia, Canada: The impact of land ownership and deforestation in the Colombian Amazon from 2010 to 2020 on the livelihoods of rural women
Ilkhom Soliev, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany: Benefit sharing for facilitating equitable and sustainable forest governance
Takuya Takahasji, The University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan: Divide and Protect: Historical Development of Japanese Wariyama Scheme
Komal Kaur, University of Colorado, USA: Collective Forest Land Rights Facilitate Prosocial Behavior

7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
L - Panel 1
Land Governance

Moderator: Ariane de Bremond, University of Bern, Switzerland

Panelists:
Mahima Upadhyay, Institution for Social and Economic Change, India/UK: Local Government and decentralized management of land resources
Laura German, University of Georgia, USA: Governing the Demise of Land Commons
Mangkholen Haokip, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India: Chieftainship Institution and Collective Rights: Land Governance among the Thadou-Kukis in the hills of Manipur
Ilkhom Soliev, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany: One hundred years of commons: Understanding multiple levels of institutions governing land and water
Sergio Couto, Commons Land Network, Spain: Networking Communities: the Common Lands Network in Europe, Middle East and North Africa

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Opening Session

Moderators:
Iliana Monterroso, Center for International Forestry Research, Peru
Floriane Clément, INREA, France
Krister Andersson, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Jampel Dell’Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
L - Panel 7
Forest and Protected Areas

Moderator: Michael Schoon, Arizona State University, USA

Panelists:
Ignacio Javier Diaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: A journey through the history of communal lands in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula
Tatyana Ruseva, Appalachian State University, USA: , Explaining the role of philanthropic contributions in land and forest conservation using the policy sciences frameworks
Yiwen Zhang, University of Toronto, Canada: Individualizing forest commons via collective institutional selections? Elite accountability, farmers' preferences and forest tenure changes in six villages of China

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Panel 4

Moderator: Krister Andersson, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Panelists:
Puneet Bansal, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India: Threefold Simultaneous Changes in Forest Governance, Community Forest Management and Forests in Kondh Villages of Odisha, India
Graham Epstein, University of Central Florida, USA: The Landscape Ecology of Community-Based Forest Governance
Biswajit Ray, University of Calcutta, India: Livelihood Strategies, Forest Dependence and the Welfare Effects of Joint Forest Management on the Rural Households of India
Godfreyb Ssekajja, Indiana University, USA: Commons Management in Migrant Communities
Jessica Enara Vian, University of Strathclyde, UK: Towards a socio-metabolic analysis of community-led forestry in Scotland

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 6
Forest management by farmer's commons

Moderator: Gustavo Hernández, Cross Cultural Bridges, UN Harmony with Nature, Peru

Panelists:
Alexander Solórzano, OSACOOP, Costa Rica: Agroforestry and forest management by OSACOOP in the Osa Pensinsula
Natalia López, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: Agroforestry and forest management in Yorkin, Costa Rica
Margo Potma, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: Local commons' forest management (Costa Rica) in a globalized world
Henkjan Laats, Cross Cultural Bridges, The Netherlands: , Local commons' forest management in Nepal, Costa Rica, Bolivia and Peru

8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
L - Panel 2
Food Systems and Land Use

Moderator: Gabriela Silva Santa Rosa Macedo, State University of Campinas, Brazil

Panelists:
Pranab Ranjan Choudhury, SAFBIN, India: Can building agroecological knowledge commons, intensify farm-commons connections and build food-system resilience?
Gunnar Dressler, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany: How to break vicious circles of land use competition and food insecurity in drylands? An agent-based modelling approach
Marcial Reyes Cázarez, Tecnológico Nacional de México, Mexico: El Agua y los bosques la simbiosis estratégica; una presión en aumento para la proliferación de la producción agrícola de exportación en Michoacán, México
Sarah Slinkman, Michigan State University, USA: Assessing Food Security of Agro-pastoralists in the Lower Omo, Ethiopia after Disruption

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F - Panel 1

Moderator: Floriane Clémen, INREA, France

Panelists:
Pauline Pirlot, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium: International fragmented forest regime
Barbara Ayala-Orozco, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico: Understanding the challenges and opportunities multi-stakeholder collaboration for forest governance: A qualitative systematic review
Atul Joshi, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India: Critical Wildlife Habitat: interpretation, mis-implementation, and the real challenges
Marcial Reyes Cázarez, Tecnológico Nacional de México campus Pátzcuaro, Mexico: Restauración Forestal, un modelo sustentable de armonía en Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, México.
Bijayashree Satpathy, The Graduate Institute, India: Incredible Ecotourism: Is it an Ultimate for Conservation?
Sahana Bose, Asam University, India: Management of Wild Life Sanctuaries in the Sixth Schedule Areas of India: Evidences from Karbi Anglong District of Assam, North East India

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
L - Webinar Panel 2
Mapping the territories of food commons in Europe

Moderator: Chris Short, University of Gloucestershire, UK

Panelists:
Antonio Manzoni, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
Jose Luis Vivero-Pol, Universite Caholique de Louvain, Belgium

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F - Panel 5

Moderator: Iliana Monterroso, Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

Panelists:
Wen Zhou, Yale University, USA: Re-evaluating the 'community' in community forest management: the case of Gabon
Sarvesh Chaturvedi, Xavier Institute of Management University, India: Forest Rights Act securing livelihoods: case of Dhamditola amidst COVID -19 lockdown in India
Ashish Jha, Xavier Institute of Management University, India: COVID-19 lockdown in India: impacts on forest-dependent communities in Central India
Indra Lal Acharja, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia: Forest Commons: A Case of Community Forestry in Chirtshosa village in Eastern Bhutan
Anirban Pal, Indian Institute of Technology, India: Does community forest management produce better economic outcomes? Comparative evidence from Central India

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
F & L - Closing Session

Moderators: Michael Schoon, Arizona State University, USA and Tom Evans, University of Arizona, USA

Panelist: Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan, USA

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
L - Webinar Panel 1
Women's Rights to communal land

Moderator: Priscilla Claeys, Coventry University, UK
Co-Moderators: Stefanie Lemke, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria and Juana Camacho, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Panelists:
Verónica Vázquez García, COLPOS, Mexico
Jozelin María Soto Alarcón, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
Stefania Errico, Coventry University, UK
Joanna Bourke-Martignoni, Geneva Academy, Switzerland

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
F - Webinar Panel 1
Grabbing the forest commons: from diagnosis to prescription

Moderator: Jampel Dell'Angelo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Co-Moderator: Paolo D'Odorico, University of California Berkeley, USA

Panelists:
Maria Cristina Rulli, Politecnico of Milano, Italy
Nancy Peluso, University of California Berkeley, USA
Kyle F. Davis, University of Delaware, USA

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
L - Workshop 1
The Common Lands Network Digital Platform

Instructor: Sergio Couto González, Commons Land Network, Spain

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Networking Session 3

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
L - Panel 3
Historical Perspectives on the Commons

Moderator: George Mudimu, University of Western Cape, South Africa

Panelists:
Ignacio Javier Díaz-Maroto, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: The communal lands of the Iberian northwest: history, role, and current importance
Grzegorz Blicharz, Jagiellonian University, Poland: Law and Land Commons: Contractual Relationships Among Included Users
Ana Rosa Chagas Cavalcanti, São Paulo, Brazil: Land and housing as commons in urban settings: a comparative study on housing occupations in Brazil and the antikraak policy in the Netherlands
Januaria Mello, UNICAMP, Brazil: Artisanal Gold Mining Reserves/Reservas Garimpeiras in the Brazilian Amazon

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
F - Special Session 1
A diverse view about forests governance in Brazil

Moderator: Raquel Rodrigues dos Santos, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Co-Moderator: Cristina Adams, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Panelists:
Aurélio Padovezi, UNIPD, Italy: Social Innovative – Forest and landscape Restoration: When needs meet opportunity, anything is possible
Liviam E. Cordeiro-Beduschi, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Forest governance and local development: reflections about collective action in native forests management in Brazil biomes
Marcus Vinicius Chamon Schmidt, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Indigenous governance structures in the management of agricultural capoeiras
Raquel Rodrigues dos Santos, University of São Paulo, Brazil: Invisibility and importance of informal institutions for Brazil nuts harvest and Amazon forest conservation

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
L - Panel 4
Farming and Land Governance

Moderator: Catherine Tucker, University of Florida, USA

Panelists:
Jarmila Curtiss, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany: Diversity of New Organizations of Common Land Ownership in Germany and Motivations for Participation
Lisa Murken, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany: The influence of land conflicts on farmers' perceived tenure security and title acquisition - Evidence from Tanzania
Davron Niyazmetov, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany: How important is land tenure security in state-facilitated reforms? Insights from a choice experiment with farmers in Uzbekistan
Marcial Reyes Cázarez, Tecnológico Nacional de México, Mexico: Derecho de las mujeres a la propiedad agraria, bajo el contexto de Usos y Costumbres en Ejidos y Comunidades en México

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
F - Special Session 2
Knowledge, governance, and conservation in Peru. Enabling sustainable subnational development and climate change mitigation

Moderator: Deborah Delgado, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru
Co-Moderator: Maritza Paredes, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru

Panelists:
Valeria Biffi, London School of Economics, UK: The state effects of a state-led payment for ecosystem services scheme in Amazonian indigenous communities
Deborah Delgado, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru: Unequal assemblages for "nature-based solutions": Lesson from a subnational Development Platform of San Mart&iacutte;n
Maritza Paredes, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru: A cartography of interventions and knowledge approaches to conservation. The case of the Alto Mayo Protected Forest (AMPF)
Ana Watson, University of Calgary, Canada: 'Remote', 'Pristine' and Plural Territorialities: Environmental Knowledge Production vis-à-vis Energy Extraction and Indigenous Subjectivities in Peru's Megantoni

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 1

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Session 2

Meet with other participants on our wonder.me space.











09:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
F - Special Session 4
Changes and challenges of collaborative forest governance in Japan's post-industrial age: beyond exclusiveness of local communities

Moderator: Alyne Delaney, Tohoku University, Japan

Panelists:
Haruo Saito, University of Tokyo, Japan: Transformation of forest commons in Japan: examining functions and stakeholders
Utako Yamashita, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan: What are the conditions that enable collaboration between forest commoners and outsiders?
Gaku Mitsumata, Doshisha University, Japan: How can we promote collaborative forest governance beyond the strong excludability? Case study at Shimokarato, North district, Kobe, Japan
Alyne Delaney, Tohoku University, Japan: Expanding commoner "belonging:" Collaborative exchange among forest and coastal commoners for healthier forest and coastal commons

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Slack

When the conference content becomes available, we will provide a link to join the conference’s Slack workspace. Joining will allow you to communicate directly with other conference participants, coordinate meetups, share information, etc.

Interact with other participants in our

Meeting Room

During the conference, you will be able to mingle with other participants in our Wonder Room (from https://wonder.me). The video below gives a simple introduction on how to use the platform. Once you log into the conference website you’ll find information about the location of the Wonder Room.

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Spotify playlist

We are creating a conference theme-based Spotify playlist available to all participants. During the conference, you will be able to add songs to the list.

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How to get the most out of the IASC 2021 Forest Commons Virtual Conference

Welcome to IASC 2021 Forest Commons Virtual Conference! We are excited to have you on board! Whether this is your first time attending a virtual conference, or if this is one of many that you have experienced, we would like to give you some tips to increase your focus and make the most of your time during this event.

Block off your calendar

When we attend an in-person conference, part of what makes it special is being away from home, office, and our usual daily routine. We suggest that you do the same for this virtual conference. Let your employers, students, colleagues, and family know that you are immersing yourself in this 3-day conference. We are offering real-time panel discussions and networking events. Get the real-time events that you want to attend onto your calendar first. Then schedule time for yourself to enjoy the pre-recorded presentations.

Using Slack

During this conference, we will be communicating in real-time through a Slack workspace with a variety of Slack channels. If you are not familiar with Slack, check out this tutorial.

Interact with other participants

Encourage friends and colleagues to attend the conference with you. Utilize the comment sections on the pre-recorded presentations to ask questions and create dialogues about various points of view. Schedule 1-on-1 virtual meet-ups with people you meet during our various events. Throughout the conference, a virtual meeting place will be available for you to interact with other attendees at any time. We will be using the wonder.me platform as discussed in “Conference at a glance”.

Let this event have a lasting impact

After the conference, the presentations will still be available to you. Live events will be recorded and posted for you to watch again. Stay connected to the participants you met while networking. If you are not an IASC member, consider joining and participating in future events.

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