Partners in the RAMICS Network (see


The 4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL AND COMPLEMENTARY CURRENCIES will take place at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya UOC in Barcelona. The event will take place from Wed 10th to Sun 14th May 2017. The Call for Papers will soon be issued under


Earlier conferences:

- 3rd International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies: "Social currencies in social and solidarity economies: innovations in development"

October 27th - 30th at the School of Administration at the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil -

- 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems: "Multiple moneys and development"

Organised by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague (Netherlands), June 19th to 22nd, 2013 (Academic strand: 19th and 20th June; Practitioners' strand: 21st and 22nd June) - Details under

- The first International Conference on Community and Complementary Currencies had the motto:   “Thirty years of community and complementary currencies – what next ?”

Lyons (France), 16-17 February 2011. This conference has been organised by the University of Lyon’s LEFI and Triangle research centres. The two day's academic conference was followed by a "Practitioners Event". For details see


The flagship of this research network is the

International Journal of Community Currency Research (IJCCR) -

This is the only journal specifically designed to community currencies. It is available online to everyone. It was created in 1997 by a group around Colin C. Williams, later Gill Seyfang became the editor, a task now assumed by Georgina M. Gómez.