The Convivialist Manifesto belongs to everybody and to no one. Whoever wants to spread its message and carry its flag can take it. It is a cooperative enterprise that drives on enthusiasm and generosity. To transform the Manifesto into a Movement, one would need a moral entrepreneur, an ethics of…

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Current developments in academia are going against the idea of a convivialist university. Universities are ranked and put into a worlwide hierarchy, competitive funding erodes the friendly competition among researchers (based on gifts), a managerial logic is implemented, and universites are increasingly seen as mere assets in global economic competition.…

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