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Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science: An Exciting Advance for Knowledge Democracy

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Professors Gloria Snively and Wanotst’a7 Lorna Williams have just published a the first of what will be two books on the Indigenous Science of a region of West Coast Canada and the US, the traditional territories of the Lekwungen (Songhees), SXIMEŁEŁ (Esquimalt), and WSÁNEĆ (Saanich). This book, a towering achievement, is moreover available as an open […]

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Knowledge and Racial Justice: The Movement of African Descendants in Latin America

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It has been my privilege to attend the Second Symposium on the Afrodescendants Movement and Latin American Studies organized by the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center of Harvard University and the University of Cartagena in Colombia held December 9 and 10 in Cartagena, Colombia. The organizers were Silvia Valero, U de Cartagena, […]

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From Public to Common Good: Rethinking Education

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Budd Hall participated in a panel on the UNESCO publication Rethinking Education: Towards a Global Common Good as part of the European Society for Research in the Education of Adults (ESREA) held at the Irish National University in Maynooth, Ireland on September 9th. Rethinking Education has been designed to follow the series of influential earlier […]

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Living Knowledge Network Full of Life

Living Knowledge Network Full of Life

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The Living Knowledge Network (LKN), a network originating with the creation of science shops in the Netherlands during the politically charged times of the 1960s and 70s has come together for a 7th time, this year in Dublin hosted by the Dublin Institute of Technology and the EnRRich Consortium. The EnRRich Consortium is a European […]

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Social Responsibility, the Public Good and Higher Education

Social Responsibility, the Public Good and Higher Education

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University campuses in South Africa erupted last year as a wave of demands for a decolonised curriculum swept across that country. Echoes of those cries were picked up by students at universities such as Oxford, with #Rhodesmustfall tweets and the University of Sussex with their conference on Decolonising Education this past April. The Truth and […]

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UNESCo Chair Festival of Learning Raipur

Change or Disappear

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“Academic institutions must find new ways to engage with society or they will not survive” These were the inaugural words of Prof. S.K. Pandey, Vice-Chancellor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on April 20, 2016 at the Raipur workshop on learning Community Based Research (CBR).  The Raipur four-day course on CBR is […]

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Building Knowledge Democracy: Community-Based Curriculum Development in Higher Education

Building Knowledge Democracy: Community-Based Curriculum Development in Higher Education

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The writings associated with our UNESCO Chair refer often to the co-creation of knowledge as part of a community based research or a community university research partnership process.  But the co-construction of knowledge also happens within the context of curriculum development in higher education.  Beginning the first week of January, 2016, I have begun a […]

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Halloween, Knowledge Democracy and US Foundations

Halloween, Knowledge Democracy and US Foundations

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Rajesh and I have recently spent several days in New York City.  Our time happened to fall on October 31, which is the Halloween celebration in Ireland, the United States and some other countries. Halloween is said to have evolved from the Celtic Winter Festival in Ireland, a pre-Christian Indigenous Celtic festival celebrating the end […]

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