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Vasilis Kostakis is the Professor of P2P Governance at Tallinn University of Technology and Faculty Associate at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center.

Vasilis is also Visiting Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Moreover, he is the founder of the P2P Lab and core member of the P2P Foundation. In 2018, Vasilis was awarded a prestigious four-year grant from the European Research Council, to study the convergence of the digital commons with local manufacturing technologies. While at Harvard, he focuses on how to create an economy based on locally sustainable communities that are digitally interconnected.

Vasilis has written essays for several outlets such as the Harvard Business Review and Aeon. His work has appeared in 13 languages.

He is also an artist.



Cosmolocalism in a nutshell

Vasilis Kostakis describes sustainable, commons-based design and manufacture in prosthetics & in agricultural machinery for small farms.

Nov 15, 2018