CCIA co-host research symposium

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This summer CCIA will host a research symposium on complementary currencies in collaboration with The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS).

Held in London, the symposium will take part over the 6th – 7th July 2014, with limited space for attendees intended for focussed and indepth discussions.


IFLAS, University of Cumbria, East India Dock Road, London

Basic Agenda

  • Sunday 6th July: informal meet up with an Occupy Tour around the financial districts of London.
  • Monday 7th July: full day of papers and discussion taking at the IFLAS London campus, concluding with a keynote from Nigel Dodd of LSE.


The aim of the symposium is to facilitate and coordinate peer support and collaboration amongst students and institutions involved in academic research in the field of complementary and community currencies. It will be the first London based CC research symposium for PhD and Masters candidates working in the field.


  • Current and strategic fields of research
  • inter-disciplinarity
  • international synchronisation
  • funding and cooperation opportunities


The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) are a department at Cumbria University developing and conducting engaged scholarship on “sustainable exchange”. They work with partners across Europe including New Economics Foundation, United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UNNGLS), ESADE, Nyenrode Business University, the Academy of Business and Society (EABIS), the European Sustainability Academy, Community Forge, Transition City Lancaster, and the Lancaster Ethical Small Traders Association.


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