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Beyond Epistemicide: Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education


Current global trends suggest a time of exciting possibility for scholars as critical, community-engaged, and participatory epistemologies come to the fore. In line with this school of though and through this book on ‘Dissident Knowledge in Higher Education’, Noam Chomsky, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Yvonna S. Lincoln, and others delve into the effects of colonialism, neoliberalism, and audit culture on higher education. The book includes a chapter by our Chair co-holder, Dr. Budd Hall on ‘Beyond Epistemicide: Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education’. In his chapter, Dr. Hall pens his ideas on ecologies of knowledge, cognitive justice, knowledge democracy and the Community University Engagement (CUE) movement. For more details, click here: https://uofrpress.ca/Books/D/Dissident-Knowledge-in-Higher-Education

This piece by Dr Hall is also available on the UNESCO Chair website, and you can access it here: https://unescochair-cbrsr.org/unesco/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Beyond_Epistemicide_final.pdf

* To access more UNESCO Chair publications, click here: https://unescochair-cbrsr.org/index.php/resources/

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