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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

December 4, 2020
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The Knowledge for Change Consortium, Lepore, Hall, Tandon

Read paper written by our UNESCO Co-Chairs, Dr. Tandon and Dr. Hall and Walter Lepore on a decolonising approach to international collaboration in capacity-building in community- based participatory research in the context of the Knowledge for Change Consortium.

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 20, 2020
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Infinitely more Palpitating and Varied: Celebrating Working Class Scholarship

This is an excerpt from the closing remarks given by Dr. Budd Hall (Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education) for the International Conference of Working Class Academics on July 15, 2020 Knowledge can be … Continue reading

April 23, 2020
by Sarap Brown, Jeremy Loveday and Budd Hall
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A Poetic Response to COVID-19 by the Victoria Canada Social Movement Poets Collective

It may be one of the rare times that we experience such sudden changes in life due to a virus, COVID-19. The changes we go through are anywhere between leaving our daily habits to creating new habits and thinking patterns, … Continue reading

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

February 13, 2020
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Launch of the Limerick K4C Hub-Feb 12, 2020

Limerick is the site of the first Irish Knowledge for Change Community-Based Research Training hub.  Limerick is located in Southwest Ireland at the confluence of the Abby and Shannon rivers. Founded by Vikings, it has played an important role as … Continue reading

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