Ricard Espelt – Publications

Ricard Espelt is a Dimmons researcher, specialised in Platform Cooperativism. The title of his PhD, framed in the Program of the Information Society and Knowledge at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), is «Agroecology platform cooperative consuptiom. The role of Information and Communications Technology in the agroecological cooperative consumption», directed by Ismael Peña-López. Information Society and Knowledge UOC Master and graduate in Fine Arts at University of Barcelona. He has a long experience in the field of education and arts.

@ricardespelt // ict4rd.net: research & personal website // ricardespelt [at] uoc.edu

PUBLICATIONS

Fuster Morell, M. Espelt, R. (2018). How much are digital platforms based on open collaboration? An analysis of technological and knowledge practices and their implications for the platform governance of a sample of 100 cases of collaborative platforms in Barcelona. OpenSym 2018.

Fuster Morell, M. i Espelt, R. (2018). Quina relació hi ha entre el model econòmic d’una plataforma d’Economia col·laborativa i la seva governança?. 3r Congrés d’Economia i Empresa de Catalunya: Cap a un model eficient i equitatiu. Barcelona.

Espelt, R. i Francisco Fransualdo de Azevedo, F.F. de. (2018).  Evolución e impacto de la economía social y solidaria en Brasil y Cataluña: dos perspectivas complementarias. XV Coloquio Internacional de Geocrítica: Las ciencias sociales y la edificación de una sociedad postcapitalista. Barcelona.

Fuster Morell, M. & Espelt, R. (2018). A Framework for Assessing Democratic Qualities in Collaborative Economy Platforms: Analysis of 10 Cases in Barcelona. Special issue Sharing Cities Shaping Cities Research. 4 June 2018. Milan, Italy. Urban Science (ISSN 2413-8851). 

Fuster, M. i Espelt, R. (2017). Platform Cooperativism Holistic Characterization and Delimitation: 10 Cases of Barcelona Ecosystem. SASE 2017 Mini-conference: Re-embedding the Social:
Cooperatives, Political Consumerism and Alternative Lifestyles.

Espelt, R., Peña-López, I., & Vega, N. (2017). “Plataformas digitales: grupos y cooperativas de consumo versus La Colmena que dice sí, el caso de Barcelona”. En La economía colaborativa en la era del capitalismo digital. Revista de Estudios para el Desarrollo Social de la Comunicación (Redes.com), núm 15, octubre 2017. Sevilla: Grupo interdisciplinario de estudios en comunicación, política y cambio social.  

Espelt, R., Peña-López, I., & Rodríguez, E. (2016). “Activismo desde el consumo cooperativo de productos agroalimentarios: ¿Economía alternativa o tecnopolítica?”. En Balcells et al. (Coords.), Building a European digital space, 560-581. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, 7-8 de juliol de 2016. Barcelona: UOC – Huygens Editorial.

Espelt, R., Peña-López, I., Rodríguez, E., Martín, T & Pons, F. (2015). “Mapping agro-food consumption groups in the city of Barcelona” En Places of possibility? Rural Societies in a neoliberal world. Proceedings of the XXVI ESRS Congress. Aberdeen: The James Hutton Institute.

Espelt, R., & Losantos, P. (2013). “Agro-food consumption patterns to favour social and economical resilience. The case of Sant Cugat del Vallès”. En Rural resilience and vulnerability: The rural as locus of solidarity and conflict in times of crisis, 173-174. Proceedings of the XXV ESRS Congress, Florència, Itàlia, 2013. Pisa: Laboratorio di studi rurali SISMONDI.

Espelt, R. (2013). “From local food moviment actions to públic policies”. En Circulations et appropriations des normes et des modèles de l’action locale. International conference CANAL 2013, UMR ART-Dev. Montpellier: Agropolis.