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PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

INDIA    PRIA

Policy dialogue on ‘Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education: Lessons from around the World’, April 25, 2016, New Delhi

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education, in partnership with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), organized a Policy Dialogue on 'Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education: Le...

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CANADA - UVIC

Learning citizenship in everyday life

Citizenship is about belonging to a collective. People are capable of multiple identities simultaneously. Hence, citizenship is not just about a formal identity conferred by the state. It is also learnt identity with other fellow citizens. Dr ...

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GLOBAL

Dr. Rajesh Tandon’s presentation on findings of CURP at ACU on Nov 30, 2015

Presentation by Dr Rajesh Tandon on findings from the IDRC supported study on Community University Research Partnerships (CURP) at the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London on November 30, 2015.  It was attended by 25 part...

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Social Responsibility, the Public Good and Higher Education

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 #Rh...

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Empyrean Research Interview with the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education

A video interview of the UNESCO Chair was carried out by Dr Felix Bivens, Director of Empyrean Research, on October 31, 2015. In the interview, the UNESCO Co-Chairs, Dr Budd Hall & Dr Rajesh Tandon talk about the creation of the UNESCO Chair; its ideas...

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