Participants at 5th COMMUNIA Workshop

The 5th Communia Workshop took place last month at the London School of Economics. It brought together researchers, policy-makers, stakeholders and representatives from across Europe, the United States and Australia for two days of talks and discussions about reusing public sector content and data.

In the afternoon of the first day, participants co-drafted a simple statement. If you support the statement, we encourage you to sign – regardless of whether or not you attended the workshop:

In addition many of the speakers made suggestions for policy recommendations, which are available at:

Documentation, including audio, video and slides, will be published at:

Material published so far includes:

You can also see:

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Dr. Jonathan Gray is Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, where he is currently writing a book on data worlds. He is also Cofounder of the Public Data Lab; and Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about his work can be found at and he tweets at @jwyg.