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March 30, 2020
by Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon
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Finding Community in the times of COVID-19

Budd & I (Rajesh) have been thinking of our communities as we face the serious COVID-19 pandemic around the world. This situation is historically unique in that each of our countries and communities are being impacted. Fear of the unknown … Continue reading

March 31, 2019
by Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon
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The Question of Rankings: Once More with Feeling

A young professor in Malaysia told us that “The Ministry of Higher Education tells us that we should all publish in English-language international journals”. A Vice-Chancellor in the UK told a group of senior leaders that, “We don’t like the … Continue reading

June 4, 2018
by Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon
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Knowledge Democracy and the Canadian Academy: 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

The faces of Canadian scholarship are changing. I have just returned from the annual Canadian gathering of academics working in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.  The gathering known as ‘The Congress’ brings together academics from across Canada … Continue reading

January 2, 2018
by Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon
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Thoughts on a New Year

The arc of the moral universe in long, but it bends towards justice Martin Luther King You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water Rabindranath Tagore To annihilate indigenous populations eventually paves the way to … Continue reading

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