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May 27, 2021
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New Book Published!

We are delighted to share that the UNESCO Co-Chairs’ edited book “Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy” is now published. The main homepage for the book is located on Brill’s website here. As you will notice, the … Continue reading

May 21, 2021
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A Call for Dialogue Between Knowledges

We call for science to be a dialogue between knowledges rather than a knowledge that exists only insofar as it silences or eliminates other knowledges. We call for science that is based on values of co-operation, sharing, friendship, compassion, understanding … Continue reading

May 21, 2021
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Remembering Florence Piron

Dr. Budd Hall, our Co-Chair and other colleagues gathered in memory of Dr. Florence Piron to offer a few words. Read English version here Read French version here

April 13, 2021
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To Change the World: Latin American Contributions to the Development of Participatory Research,Talk by Dr. Budd Hall

Dr. Budd Hall, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, Canada and UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education gave a talk at the Bolivian workshop on research with the community titled ‘To … Continue reading

April 6, 2021
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Knowledge, Action and Hope: A Manifesto

  UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education based at the University of Victoria (UVic) and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), co-directed by Prof Budd L Hall and Dr Rajesh Tandon, supports … Continue reading

February 28, 2021
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How Do We Make Higher Education Truly Diverse & Inclusive?

At the recent 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2021, Professor Sonajharia Minz, Vice Chancellor of Sido Kanhu Murmu University in Dumka, Jharkhand, while speaking on diversity in higher education, emphatically stated that “diversity comes with respect and respect comes with … Continue reading

February 22, 2021
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Interview with Dr. Florence Piron

Watch full interview of Dr. Florence Piron taken by Dr. Hall and Dr. Tandon. Dr. Piron is an exceptionally accomplished anthropologist and ethicist. She is Professor at Université Laval and teaches critical thinking there through multidisciplinary courses on ethics, democracy and living together. She … Continue reading

January 29, 2021
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STIP Consultation

Dr. Tandon, Founder-President, PRIA and UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education was part of the consultation on the way forward with regard to the Draft 5th National Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Policy which … Continue reading

January 29, 2021
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How Do We Radically Reimagine Access To Science In India?

By Niharika Kaul: Over the past few decades, scientific research has increasingly become inaccessible for the citizenry and away from public debate and engagement. The divide between the Global North and Global South has exacerbated the marginalization of voices and … 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

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