Project: Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships

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Support and Partners: This project is funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada with significant additional in-kind resources from the University of Victoria, Makerere University, the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, the Centro Boliviano de Estudios Multidisciplinarios (CEBEM) and a number […]

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Brief Report on the Education Dialogue on Strengthening Community Engagement and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and the British Council partnered to hold a series of educational dialogues, focused on “Community Engagement in Higher Educational Institutions”. One of them was held at the North Bengal University (NBU), Siliguri, India, on the 3rd and the 4th of March’ 2014. […]

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First International Forum on University Social Responsibility: Different Meanings of Social Responsibility

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Higher Education of the 21st Century has been faced with various shifts in political, economic, social and environmental landscape; and among these salient shifts is the rise of Knowledge Society which emphasizes Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) relationship with the society. HEIs now are challenged to carry a wider perspective – agendas do not merely concern […]

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Knowledge and Dispossession: Against Epistemicide

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The geographer David Harvey has elaborated the concept accumulation through dispossession to explain how capital began to be accumulated in the late 20th and early 21st century.  He draws attention to the activities in 14th-17th Century England, which removed people from the land through a process of enclosure.  The wealthy landowners who turned the traditional […]

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