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April 13, 2018
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Coming Soon: Book on ‘Dissident Knowledge in Higher Education’

Current global trends suggest a time of exciting possibility for scholars as critical, community-engaged, and participatory epistemologies come to the fore. In line with this school of though and through this book on ‘Dissident Knowledge’, Noam Chomsky, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, … Continue reading

February 19, 2018
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Public Forum on ‘The Socially Responsive University

Prof Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair will be speaking at a public forum at the University of Toronto on March 2, 2018 on ‘The Socially Responsive University: Knowledge Democracy and Community Engagement’. The topic of his address will be Beyond the … Continue reading

February 5, 2018
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Marja-Liisa Swantz of Finland receives First Orlando Fals Borda Award for Lifetime Achievement in Community-Based Research by the UNESCO Chair in CBR

On Monday the 29th of January at the University of Helsinki, Budd Hall presented the first Orlando Fals Borda Lifetime achievement award in community-based research to Dr. Marja-Liisa Swantz of Finland.  The award, created by the UNESCO Chair in CBR … Continue reading

January 23, 2018
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University of Groningen Summer Schools 2018

The University of Groningen will be organizing a 10 day summer school in Gulu, Uganda from July 20-30, 2018. The theme for the summer school is ‘Youth, Education and Work in (post-) conflict areas’. More details are as in the … Continue reading

December 8, 2017
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Knowledge for Change (K4C) witnessed a grand launch in Ottawa, Canada on December 14, 2017

The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the University of Victoria hosted the Canadian launch of the Chair’s forthcoming initiative, Knowledge for Change (K4C) at the Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa on December 14, 2017. The discussions were focused on … Continue reading

October 27, 2017
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Sir David Watson Award: Winner Announced

A project tailoring university research to the needs of a community is to be the first recipient of a new international award, hosted by the University of Brighton. The award, launched this year in memory of the University of Brighton’s … Continue reading

October 17, 2017
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Dr Crystal Tremblay appointed Special Advisor on Community Engaged Scholarship at University of Victoria

“Our UNESCO Chair is pleased to announce that Dr. Crystal Tremblay, a long-time researcher and colleague with our team has been named Special Advisor on Community Engaged Scholarship to the Provost of the University of Victoria. In this new position, … Continue reading

September 6, 2017
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New Book: Cooking With Action Research

The newest edition of the new book titled, ‘Cooking with Action Research: Stories & Resources for Self & Community Transformation‘ compiles various articles that share experiences, resources and tools used in specific practices in different places. The book talks about the process of producing, … Continue reading

August 28, 2017
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A new publication on the bloc: ‘Participatory Research: Where have we been? Where are we going?

A dialogue between UNESCO Co-Chairs, Dr Budd Hall & Dr Rajesh Tandon on ‘Participatory Research: Where have we been? Where are we going?’ has been published as an article by the journal ‘Research for All’ (Volume 1, Number 2, pp. … Continue reading

July 24, 2017
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GCRF Global Engagement Meetings (GEMs)

Research Councils UK, has recently developed a GCRF global engagement programme.  There will be a number of activities under the programme to develop engagement, including a series of large international Global Engagement Meetings (GEMs).  Full details can be found here: … Continue reading

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