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July 25, 2022
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Madiba and Engaged Scholarship: Remarks in celebration of Nelson Mandela Day at Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa-July 18, 2022

Budd Hall, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria and Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. It is my distinct privilege to be speaking with you today from the traditional territories of … Continue reading

June 21, 2022
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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UNITE The Union leading Participatory Research: A reflection

This reflection is based on a presentation by Jim Mowatt, Director of Education and Adrian Judd, Coordinator of participatory research for UNITE the Union, Marjorie Mayo, Professor Emeritus, Goldsmith’s College, University of London facilitated by Budd Hall as part of … Continue reading

June 19, 2022
by Budd Hall and John Gaventa
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I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night: Hywel Francis, Adult Educator, Activist, Historian and Politician-1946-2021

“The best weapon is the weapon of knowledge” Hywel Francis Adult Education and Knowledge Movements The Antigonish Movement in Eastern Canada of the 1930s and 40s led by Moses Coady, the work of Paulo Freire of Brazil in the 60s-90s, … Continue reading

January 3, 2022
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Dr. Rajesh Tandon’s contribution towards the Educational Framework for Global Citizenship in Higher Education

Our Co-Chair Dr. Rajesh Tandon has been part of the Expert Committee of the University Grants Commission (UGC). As part of the Committee, he has played a key role in influencing the Educational Framework for Global Citizenship in Higher Education, released … Continue reading

December 31, 2021
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Book Launches: Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy

The Co-Chairs’s co-edited book “Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy” was published in 2021. We hosted a grand book release in India and in Canada. We have so far had 9 book related events and book launches, … Continue reading

February 8, 2021
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Still Thinking of you Paulo: Pedagogy of the Oppressed 50th anniversary edition

Freire’s writings have had a deep influence on both Rajesh Tandon and myself. His research approach which he called thematic investigation was one of the influences in our original coining of the concept of participatory research in the 1970s. This … Continue reading

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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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

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