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Book Review by Dr. Budd Hall  07-01-2021

What is there in the water in Edinburgh? There must be something that is good for progressive scholar activists.  Over the past 25 years we have seen a rich outpouring of publications on literacy, community education, popular education, participatory research, radical adult education, community development, socia

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UNESCO Chair Renewal 2020 – 2024  04-12-2020

This is indeed a proud moment for us. The UNESCO Chair in Community- Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education has been renewed with our Co- Chairs Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President PRIA and Dr. Budd Hall, Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria. They have been Co-Chairs for the past 8 years, making knowledge community-driven and creating new avenues in education for al

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Fostering Social Responsibility by Higher Education: COVID-19 & Beyond: 8th April 2020

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and PRIA with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) organised a webinar on ‘Fostering Social Responsibility by Higher Education: COVID 19 and Beyond’ on April 8th 2020. Higher education institutions can take social responsibility during this challe

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Transforming Towards Sustainable Development: Integrating Effectiveness and Justice Considerations

The 2nd International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education and Science Take Action, organised by GUNi took place on 5th & 6th March, 2020 in Barcelona. Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, chaired the session on “Transforming Towards Sustainabl

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Open Science and the Decolonization of Knowledge International Webinar Series and Indigenous Circle

Open Science Webinar series is an endeavour to continue the dialogue on openness of science, proposed by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO pursuant to the consultation paper prepared by Leslie Chan,

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Bridging Knowledge Cultures

The Bridging Knowledge Cultures project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. Through the project, we aim to identify and facilitate the flow of knowledge abo

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UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education Based at the University of Victoria (UVic) and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), this Chair is co-directed by Dr. Budd L Hall and Dr. Rajesh Tandon. The UNESCO Chair supports North-South-South and South-South partnerships that build on and enhance the emerging consensus in knowledge democracy. It strengthens recent collaboration between the Higher Education section in UNESCO, the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), Global Alliance on Community University Engagement and other regional and global networks. It co-creates new knowledge through partnerships among universities (academics), communities  more..

 

 

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