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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
Heidelberg University
Department of Geography
Berliner Str. 48
69120 Heidelberg

Klara Jungkunz
Marius Zipf


Volumes 16 and 17 of the Knowledge and Space Book Series are out now!

To read Volume 16 "Space, Place and Educational Settings,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)

To read Volume 17 "Knowledge and Civil Society,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)


The general outline of the 19th Symposium "Knowledge and Digital Technology: Spatial Relations in a Digital Age" is online now

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The general outline of the 20th Symposium "Placing the Future" is online now

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Abstracts of "Knowledge and Economy"

Session 1: Geographies of Knowledge Innovation

Knowledge Creation and the Geographies of Real, Virtual, and Relational Space
Harald Bathelt (Political Science), University of Toronto (Canada)

Knowledge and Development
Jan Fagerberg (Economics), University of Oslo (Norway)

An Empirical Test for General Purpose Technology: An Examination of the Cohen-Boyer’s rDNA technology
Maryann Feldman (Higher Education), University of Georgia (USA)


Session 2: Global Knowledge Transfer

The U.S. – European Innovation Gap: Do Differences in Economic Geography Matter?
Christian Ketels (Economics), Harvard Business School (USA)

Knowledge in Economic Theory – Changing Perceptions of Knowledge and Intellectual Assets as Property
Waltraut Ritter (Information Science), The Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society (Hong Kong)

Islands of Expertise – Analysing Global Knowledge Transfer in a Technology Service Firm
Johannes Glückler (Geography), Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Economics, Geography and Producing ‘Development’
Eric Stewart Sheppard (Geography), University of Minnesota (USA)


Session 3: Economy, Knowledge and Governance

Creativity: Who, When, Where?
Edward Malecki (Geography), The Ohio State University (USA)

KnowledgeScapes within Governance Arenas
Ulf Matthiesen (Sociology), Humboldt-University of Berlin (Germany)


Session 4: The Dynamics of Knowledge Production

A Microeconomic Approach of the Dynamics of the Production of New Knowledge
Patrick Cohendet (Economics), HEC Montréal (Canada)

The Neglected King: The Customer in the New Knowledge Ecology of Innovation
Gernot Grabher (Geography), University of Bonn (Germany)


Session 5: Commodification and Scientific Research

Basic Research and Growth Policies
Hans Gersbach (Economics), ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Knowing ‘Mycellf’™: Exploring Personalized Medicine and Emerging Markets in Knowledge of ‘bodily fate’
Bronwyn Parry (Geography), University of London (UK)

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