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Mulembe Mutinze Cuusansi – The Great Turning: Confluence 2017 “Exceeds Expectations”

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The Mpambo African Multiversity in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research, Inclusion Press and the Victoria International Development Association (VIDEA) concluded a week’s events called Confluence 2017 with the installation of the Saaba Kabona (the highest spiritual leader) Jumba Aligaweza of Tondism on May 24, 2017 in ceremonies held in the sacred […]

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Is there a Canadian Approach to Knowledge Democracy?

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C2UExpo, Vancouver, May 1-5, 2017 Elder Margaret George of the Squamish First Nation and President Andrew Petter of Simon Fraser University Opening C2UExpo on May 2, 2017 The C2UExpo (Community Campus University Exposition) is ending today, May 5th, 2017. It is the 7th of these Canadian organised spaces where knowledge workers in communities, colleges and […]

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Rethinking Research Partnerships

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Evidence and the Politics of Participation in Academic-INGO Research Partnerships A Conversation on Knowledge Democracy On Monday of March 27th in London, UK, I had the opportunity to attend a day of the two-day workshop jointly organized by a wide range of academics involved in international development and researchers from international NGOs, mostly based in […]

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Participatory Research, Cognitive Justice and Knowledge Democracy in French-Speaking Countries of the Global South: The Open Science in Haiti and Africa (SOHA) Project

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We have recently received a book curated by Florence Piron, an anthropologist and ethicist at the Université Laval in Quebec, Samuel Regulus, a Haitian anthropologist who is now professor at the Université d’État d’Haïti and Marie Sophie Dibounje Madiba, chief documentalist of the CERDOTOLA (International Center for Research and Documentation on African Tradition and Languages) […]

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Dr Rajesh Tandon delivers keynote address at Third Indian Social Work Congress in Ladnun, Rajasthan

Dr Rajesh Tandon delivers keynote address at Third Indian Social Work Congress in Ladnun, Rajasthan

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The Indian Social Work Congress is an initiative of National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI). The third Congress, held between 24 and 26 October 2015 in Ladnun, Rajasthan, marked the silver jubilee of Jain Vishva Bharati University. The Indian Social Work Congress brings the fraternity of professional social workers together to discuss […]

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Launch of the UNESCO Chair publications at the 12th Annual PASCAL Conference

Launch of the UNESCO Chair publications at the 12th Annual PASCAL Conference

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The 12th Annual PASCAL conference was held in Catania, Italy, from the 7th to the 9th October’ 2015. The theme of the Conference, concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political frontiers, and each is linked to global challenges that include employment, migration, health, food security, […]

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Announcement of the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement

Announcement of the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement

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The UNESCO Chair is pleased to share the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement released on October 9 in the City of Catania, Sicily, Italy at the University of Catania on the occasion of the 12th Annual Conference of the PASCAL International Observatory.  It represents many months of dialogue and discussion […]

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A  Tribute to a connecter: Peter Park (1930-2014)

A Tribute to a connecter: Peter Park (1930-2014)

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In the history of social movements and social change not enough is said about a category of persons we might refer to as connecters.  Who are these people? Why are they important? Persons who are located outside the reins of power often lead social change.  For those ideas to enter into the corridors of power […]

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International  Symposium on the Training of Next Generation of Community Based Researchers, Victoria, Canada, September 15, 2015

International Symposium on the Training of Next Generation of Community Based Researchers, Victoria, Canada, September 15, 2015

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education convened an International Symposium on Challenges in the Training of Community-based Research, on September 15, 2015 at the University of Victoria, Canada. This symposium was conducted under the project on ‘Building the next generation of Community Based Researchers’, which is currently being […]

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Launching our knowledge products: E-book on 'Strengthening  Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES’ & User’s  manual on 'Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships'

Launching our knowledge products: E-book on 'Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES’ & User’s manual on 'Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships'

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research is pleased to present before you, the two knowledge products emerging out of the IDRC supported study on Community University Research Partnerships. This research study investigated the structures that have been put in place for the facilitation and support of respectful and effective research partnerships between Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) […]

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