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Friday, November 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

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Take it to the Bank: How Land Banks Are Strengthening America’s Neighborhoods

by the Center for Community Progress

GUEST POST: The Open Curriculum Project

Monday, November 3, 2014

Here at the OSP, we’re always interested in seeing how others are tackling the complex problem of open curriculum sharing. So we were really excited to hear about this “small open syllabus” project spearheaded by Sherif Mansour after attending Wikimania 2014. Here’s his guest blog post introducing his project to open Egypt’s educational system:

The Open Curriculum Project

Confederate Copyright Policy and the Limits of Dickens’ Abolitionism

Friday, October 31, 2014

Most histories of copyright discuss Dickens’ frustration with the lack of protection for international copyright in the 19th century US.  This I didn’t know:

A Call for Hope and Action

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Councilman Jeff Johnson attended the Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities conference in Cleveland. This post was first published on the Preservation Rightsizing Network blog and is re-posted with permission.

Welcome to the new Americanassembly.org!

Friday, August 29, 2014
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Obituary of Former American Assembly President William Sullivan

Thursday, October 31, 2013

It is with considerable sadness that The American Assembly announces the passing of William H. Sullivan (Oct. 12, 1922—Oct 11, 2013), who served as our President from 1979 to 1986. After a distinguished career as a diplomat and a scholar, Bill brought great prestige to our institution, stabilizing The Assembly’s finances and developing innovative projects. He was held in high esteem by all who had the privilege to work with him, especially The Assembly’s trustees and staff, who extend their condolences to his family.

Strategies for Legacy Cities Articulated in Lincoln Institute Report

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Strategies for rebuilding struggling cities are articulated in the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's Regenerating America's Legacy Cities report.

Assembly's Nick Hamilton Joins Urban Policy Experts for Next City's Vanguard

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The American Assembly's Nick Hamilton was honored to join 42 urban policy experts from thirty cities at the June 10-12  Next City's Vanguard 2013. The "Vanguards" compared experiments in building upon a city's unique set of assets and exchanged new civic engagement strategies. Young leaders from around the nation drew from the many examples of innovation in the legacy city of Cleveland, Ohio, including urban agriculture (pictured, on the right).

"On the Media" interviews "Copy Culture" author and Assembly VP

Monday, February 4, 2013

During the week of February 1st, American Assembly Vice President Joe Karaganis appeared on NPR's "On Media" program to talk about the newly released volume "Copy Culture in the U.S. and Germany," a comparative study of habits around media consumption and acquisition. Listen to that interview here.

 

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis Speaks at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change" Conference

Monday, February 20, 2012

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis spoke at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change for Publishing" conference February 14th in New York City.  Karaganis, editor of Media Piracy in Emerging Economies, spoke about opposition to SOPA in the United States and ACTA in Europe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4rXM3tDpt0&feature

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