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July 7, 2017
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Seminar on ‘Social Responsibility of Higher Education, in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’

Dr Rajesh Tandon delivered a seminar at the University of Sassari, Italy on July 7, 2017, where he spoke on social responsibility of Higher Education, and their commitment towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Dr Tandon also presented … Continue reading

June 27, 2017
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Talloires Network Leaders Conference, Xalapa Veracruz, Mexico, June 21-23, 2017

The Talloires Network Leaders Conference was held from June 21-23, 2017 at Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. The conference was centered around the theme ‘Social Responsibility and Human Dignity in Higher Education Engagement’ and envisioned the future of ‘engaged universities’. This influential gathering … Continue reading

June 20, 2017
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ARNA Conference, Cartagena, Colombia, June 12-16, 2017

The Fifth annual Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) Conference was held from June 12-16, 2017 in Cartagena, Columbia. This conference celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the First World Symposium on Participatory Action Research (PAR), held in 1977 and … Continue reading

June 9, 2017
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Seminar on ‘Higher Education, Community Engagement & Knowledge Democracy for Reconciliation Processes’, June 5-8, 2017, Bogota, Colombia

The National University of Colombia (UNAL), Bogota convened a seminar on ”Higher Education, Community Engagement & Knowledge Democracy for Reconciliation Processes from June 5-8, 2017. The four day seminar was organized as as a prelude to the gatherings to the historic … Continue reading

June 5, 2017
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Community Engagement Conference, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, May 31- June 2, 2017

Durban University of Technology, in association with Rhodes University convened a Community Engagement Conference from May 31- June 2, 2017. Dr Rajesh Tandon, UNESCO Co-Chair participated in the conference as the keynote speaker. His keynote presentation was titled, ‘Community Based … Continue reading

May 22, 2017
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Confluence 2017, Jinja, Uganda, May 18-21, 2017

The Mpambo Afrikan Multiversity with support from the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, Inclusion Publishing (Toronto) and the Victoria International Development Educational Agency (VIDEA, Victoria, Canada) convened a historic event at the source of … Continue reading

March 14, 2017
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GUNi launches it’s 6th World Report on Higher Education, Barcelona, Spain, March 10, 2017

The Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), on March 10, 2017 launched it’s 6th World Report on Higher Education, titled, ‘Towards a socially responsible university: Balancing the global with the local’. The presentation of the report was hosted by La Pedrera … Continue reading

December 9, 2016
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Seminar on ‘Knowledge for Change (K4C)’, Durham University, UK, Dec 8, 2016

Dr Rajesh Tandon shared the journey of participatory research with faculty and students of University of Durham on December 8, 2016. Dr Sarah Banks and her colleagues have been promoting field research aimed at community actions for social justice. Their … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
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Dr Budd Hall delivers a lecture, as part of the speaker series, held at Michigan State University, USA on November 9, 2016

Dr Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair contributed to the ‘Global Engagement Speaker Series’, hosted by Michigan State University, USA by delivering a lecture on November 9, 2016. Read more on Dr Hall’s account of his trip at: http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/UOE_at_MSU.pdf

November 3, 2016
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Symposium on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, October 3, 2016

Budd Hall was a contributor to the Symposium organised by the US Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organisations in Washington, DC of October 3, 2016. The focus of the symposium The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Budd’s contribution was on Adult Education, … Continue reading

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