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June 3, 2020
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Knowledge Democracy For a Transforming World

Dr Rajesh Tandon & Dr Budd Hall were invited as the guest editors for the latest Volume of the Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. Centered around the theme of knowledge democracy, this edition of the Gateways journal … Continue reading

March 30, 2020
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Citizenship in Times of Lockdown

Historically it has been the physical space where social interactions between different publics produce perspectives, values and norms of citizenship and ‘civil’ society. How can we build and support active citizenship in these times of lockdown and social distancing? asks … Continue reading

February 25, 2020
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Knowledge democracy: Opening our doors to all knowledge systems

Under its Futures of Education initiative, UNESCO has published a report titled “Humanistic Futures of Learning” which provides different perspectives and views held by representatives of the UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks from all disciplines. Contributing to this publication, Dr. … Continue reading

February 13, 2020
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Building Knowledge Societies

On 11th February, Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder President, PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education) conducted a session with a group of student leaders hailing from Asia, Africa, Germany and Caribbean.  This session … Continue reading

February 10, 2020
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MoU with UNITE

The fifth cohort of the Mentor Training Programme (MTP) under the K4C initiative would be hosted by UNITE the Union, UK. The duration of face-to-face residency would be June 28- July 11, 2020. The MoU has been signed by Jim … Continue reading

December 11, 2019
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The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India

The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India was hosted by the Academy of Engineering & Educational Research, MIT in Pune on 9-10th December, 2019. With the participation of 9 UNESCO Chairs in India, the meeting began with … Continue reading

December 10, 2019
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Key Note Address: “Anikethana”, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Centre for Social Action (CSA) was formed by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in 1999, with the purpose of serving as a community action service platform for students and teachers, thus encouraging them to engage in community development activities. Celebrating … Continue reading

October 9, 2019
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Disciplines, Professions and Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges in Higher Education in India

With the launch of its publication, “Implementing Sustainable Development Goals at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses”, GUNi organised an Open Debate event with the GUNi Group of Experts on 4th October in Barcelona. The 2nd publication by the Group … Continue reading

July 23, 2019
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Social Responsibility and Higher Education: A Call for Chapter Proposals

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education is editing a book with a working title of Social Responsibility and Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy.  The book is being prepared as a contribution … Continue reading

June 6, 2019
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Visit to Newcastle University

On 3rd and 4th of June 2019, Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder-President, PRIA and Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education), visited Newcastle University.  During his visit, Dr. Tandon met with the team from Living Deltas Research … Continue reading

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