On Sept 30th (online, 1630-18 (Vilnius), 1530-17 (Warsaw), 930-11 (NYC), we’re excited to be joined by Aleksandra Bilewicz, a militant researcher concerned with issues faced by the contemporary cooperative movement in Poland.

While the goal of the contemporary Polish cooperativist movement may...

September 30

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Talk | Polish Cooperativism as Institution of the Common

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@Online

This Thursday at Luna6 we will have a visitor Evelina Šimkutė who has been cultivating communal gardening in Kaunas – Šilainiai urban gardens. Evelina will introduce the gardens and open a conversation about community organizing. Naujininkai Commons will also share some thoughts on how they’ve been...

September 16

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District Kitchen | w/Šilainiai Urban Gardens

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@Luna6

Join us for "'mercimek köftesi'' a special Turkish meal cooked by Ahmet, a social worker from the youth center down the street, Vilnius Social Club and friends. After dinner a short discussion will be facilitated by the “Nauininkai Commons”: introducing the concept of urban commoning and its impor...

July 16

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District Kitchen | w/Ahmet

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@Luna6

Urbanization has been essential to capitalism as well as its crises historically. In the age we think of as neoliberal, investing in urban transformation has become a more efficient means to amass (fictitious) capital than investing in production (think mortgage backed securities). Tied to speculati...

July 13

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Reading | #2 Gentrification and the Revanchist City

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@Online

We are joined by Anthony Iles (online) who will present on the revival of the commons as a left-wing urban movement strategy in the UK. Taking us through its initial rediscovery by the New Left in the 90s onto its circulation in urban regeneration policies of the 2000s as ‘commoning’;  then to a d...

June 29

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Talk | From the Neoliberal City to Disaster Capitalism

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@Online

Over the summer Luna6 will facilitate weekly outdoor meals, skill-sharing workshops, and discussions on a new patio space we are currently building.

This Friday we are excited to invite you for the opening of this series, hosted by our friends and creative duo 'Common Ground' (Samantha & Kamile). CG...

June 25

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District Kitchen | w/Common Ground

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@Luna6

A discussion with Jovana Timotijevic, Iva čukić and Sonja Dragovic. Three militant researchers who were recently involved in the organization of the publication Spaces of Commoning: Urban Commons in the ex-YU Region. Their book has been a major inspiration for our own platform, in its critical rec...

June 9

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Discussion | Spaces of Commoning w/ Jovana Timotijevic, Iva čukić, Sonja Dragovic

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@Online

Join us Saturday at noon, outside Luna6 (Vilnius), for lunch and our first reading of Neil Smith’s Gentrification and the Revanchist City. We thought it could make for a nice read in its rigorous tracing of the historical emergence of gentrification as a global force in capitalist urbanization proce...

May 29

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Reading | Gentrification and the Revanchist City

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@Luna6

Join us on Tuesday, 20th April at 18hrs (GMT+3) for a chat with Agnes and Marton of the Budapest based Solidarity Economy Center. In the chat we hope to learn more about what a solidarity economy is, how this Center in Budapest is going about building one, what their primary challenges have been, an...

April 20

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Talk | Solidarity Economy Center (Budapest)

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@Luna6

We read an article by Efrat Eizenberg based on her doctoral research on community gardens in New York as spaces of commoning. Discussed the reading in connection with processes of urban community garden formation and alteration in Naujininkai and Vilnius as presented by Žemartas Budrys from Xwhy / A...

April 10

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Reading + Excursion | Urban Gardening as Commoning?

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@Luna6

Reading and discussion centering around George and Silvia's essay "Commons Against and Beyond Capitalism," Wed at 5 (online). After the reading, Vaida and Cindy will present two regional case studies, evaluated along the lines of Silvia and George's critique of the recuperation of commoning. Cindy w...

March 25

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Reading + Presentation | Commons Against and Beyond Capitalism

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@Online

We continue reading Spaces of Commoning this time selecting some of the initatives that contributed to the publication and reflecting on the different ways they have regionally conceptualized commoning practices.

March 5

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Reading #2 | Spaces of Commoning

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@Online

So, to start things off we thought to do a reading of the introduction of a book some comrades in Serbia kindly sent to Luna6, called “Spaces of Commoning: Urban Commons in the Ex-YU Region". The intro offers a quite broad introduction to urban commons theory while also giving a specific account of...

February 23

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Reading | Spaces of Commoning

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@Online