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

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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

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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)

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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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