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January 7, 2021
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Book Review by Dr. Budd Hall

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, … Continue reading

January 2, 2021
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Open Science: Preparing For 2021 And Beyond

By Dr. Rajesh Tandon: UNESCO assembly of 193 member states would be approving in its 41st meeting of General Conference in November 2021 a set of Recommendations on Open Science. The rationale for these recommendations, as agreed to by member … Continue reading

December 4, 2020
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UNESCO Chair Renewal 2020 – 2024

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 … Continue reading

December 4, 2020
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Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19; Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon

Read article by our UNESCO Co-Chairs- Dr. Hall and Dr. Tandon on community-university engagement in a time of COVID 19 https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201128094605500

October 14, 2020
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Advancing the endeavour for openness of science: Talloires Network of Engaged Universities

In the context of our UNESCO Co-Chairs’ endeavour to continue an international dialogue on openness of science through the Open Science webinar series (https://unescochair-cbrsr.org/index.php/2020/09/29/open-science-webinar-series/), the Talloires Network of Engaged Universities (composed of 406 member universities in 78 countries around the … Continue reading

September 29, 2020
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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, Budd Hall, Florence Piron, Rajesh Tandon and Lorna Williams … Continue reading

September 27, 2020
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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 about bridging differences in knowledge cultures and power relations between … Continue reading

August 4, 2020
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COVID-19: Reconnecting Higher Education to Lifelong Learning

The disruption caused by COVID-19 to the everyday life of citizens around the world over the past six months has made it clear that that the future will entail new definitions of normal life. Most dramatically affected is the formal … Continue reading

July 17, 2020
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India and the Corona Crisis: Lessons for Global Citizenship Education

Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder-President, PRIA & Co-chair, UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education) participated in DVV International’s Video Podcast initiative, “Adult Learning and Education in the Times of COVID-19”. In this episode of the podcast, … Continue reading

July 15, 2020
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Virtual Workshop: The Recommendation on Science & Scientific Researchers & COVID-19

With the current attention on the field of science and scientists, PRIA initiated a dialogue on the need mechanisms for public authorities to monitor the operation of science systems under certain value systems. A virtual workshop on the Recommendation on … Continue reading

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