Sports & Society Knowledge Community
Spaces & Flows Knowledge Community
Global Studies Knowledge Community

At A Glance

30+

Founded in 1984, we have been curating conferences and publishing journals for over 30 years, and are committed to principals of access, participation and equality.

24

24 annual conferences each year in partnerships with local committees and Knowledge Community Advisory Boards.

20,000+

Over 20,000 articles published in our journals. Striving to be at the leading edge in the investigations of the critical questions of our time.

​Knowledge Community Partnerships

Common Ground Publishing has a long history of meaningful and substantive partnerships with universities, research institutes, government bodies and non-governmental organizations. Establishing these partnerships is a pillar of our Knowledge Community notion. There are a number of ways you can partner with a Common Ground Knowledge Community:

Become a Conference Host

We’re looking for host organizations that have a genuine interest in the field, and who are prepared to offer intellectual support (suggest themes for the year, invite keynote speakers and participate in the Knowledge Community Advisory Board). Our conferences provide substantial international exposure for the institution in which they are held.

Knowledge Community Partner

We are looking for organizations that want to have a deeper association with a single or group of Common Ground Knowledge Communities.

Premier Partner
  • 10 complimentary full conference registrations for organization
  • 20 Knowledge Community memberships
  • 2 Seats on Knowledge Community Advisory Board
  • Advisory role in speaker and content development
  • Logo recognition as a Knowledge Community Partner Organization on website and in conference program
  • One annual mailing to Knowledge Community mailing list
  • One page B&W advertisement in conference program
  • 7 annual postings to the Knowledge Community social media sites
  • Banner advertisement on the Knowledge Community website
  • Job advertisements on website
  • Discounted subscription rate to journals
  • Annual report and press packet
Supporting Partner
  • 7 complimentary full conference registrations for organization
  • 15 Community Memberships
  • 1 seat on Knowledge Community Advisory Board
  • One page B&W advertisement in conference program
  • 5 annual postings to the Knowledge Community social media sites
  • Logo recognition as a Knowledge Community Partner Organization on website and in conference program
  • Job advertisements on website
  • Discounted subscription rate to journals
  • Annual report and press packet
Associate Partner
  • 3 complimentary full conference registrations for organization
  • 10 Community Memberships
  • One page B&W advertisement in conference program
  • 3 annual postings to the Knowledge Community social media sites
  • Logo recognition as a Knowledge Community Partner Organization on website and in conference program
  • Job advertisements on website
  • Discounted subscription rate to journals
  • Annual report and press packet

Knowledge Community Founder

Are you interested in founding your own Knowledge Community? Common Ground can provide the software platforms, support and administrative infrastructure. Knowledge Communities are integrated platforms for action: a web presence, annual conference, journal and book imprint. If any of these components were of interest to you, we would be happy to tailor a Knowledge Community format to meet your needs.

Knowledge Community Partners

Over the years, Common Ground Knowledge Communities have had the pleasure of working with the world-class institutions, including: