45 min. lecture as kick-off event for a visitor programme tour of international journalists and academics in Germany on the topic of sharing and collaborative economy organised by the Goethe-Institute and on behalf of the German Federal Foreign Office. Lecture consists on three parts
1.) Introduction to the share- & collaborative economy (areas, developments, phases, drivers, (pre)conditions, collaborative a) consumption b) production c) finance d) learning & open everything, effects, etc.)
2. Attempt to embed into a wider context in form of a juxtaposition of old vs. new economy/society characteristics.
3. Look at the current status (quo) and current trends (quo vadis) of the collaborative economy (collaborative economy 1.0, UBER, AIRBNB et al., Uberisation, monoculture, platform capitalism, collaborative economy 3.0 (platform cooperativism et al.), front end vs. back.