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April 19, 2016
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Workshop on 'Learning to do Community Based Research: Perspectives, Opportunities & Ways Forward', Centre for Economic & Social Studies, Hyderabad, April 18, 2016

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education, in collaboration with CESS, Hyderabad, organized a one-day workshop on ‘Learning to do Community Based Research: Perspectives, Opportunities & Ways forward’, on April 18, 2016. This workshop … Continue reading

February 5, 2016
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International Seminar on 'Social Responsibility in Higher Education' February 3, 2016

UNESCO Chair-India organized an international seminar on ‘Social responsibility in Higher Education’ on the 3rd of February’ 2016 at PRIA. The speakers at the seminar included Dr Andrew Petter, President, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Dr Darren Brendan Lortan, Acting Director … Continue reading

February 3, 2016
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State Level Consultation on Possible Roles of Academia in Chhattisgarh towards Swachh Bharat (Clean India)

Furthering its efforts to engage academia in the role of social development in the country, and making them realize their social responsibilities, PRIA and the UNESCO Chair, in partnership with WaterAid organised a one-day state level consultation on ‘Possible Roles … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
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Dr Rajesh Tandon delivers keynote address at Third Indian Social Work Congress in Ladnun, Rajasthan

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. … Continue reading

September 8, 2015
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Lecture on ‘Social Responsibility in Higher Education Institutions’, Mysore University, September 8, 2015

Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, and President, PRIA, was invited for a special lecture on ‘Social Responsibility in Higher Education Institutions’, at Mysore University, Karnataka on September 8, 2015. … Continue reading

August 31, 2015
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Special lecture on “Restoring relevance of social science teaching in public: Opportunities and Challenges of participatory research in academic institutions”, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, August 28, 2015

Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education & President, Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) delivered a lecture on the implications of participatory research in academic institutions, at the Department of Sociology, … Continue reading

August 21, 2015
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UNESCO Chair-India (PRIA) hosts students from Lingnan University’ Hong Kong for a summer internship program in July-August’ 2015

The Indian leg of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education entered a new domain of work last year. This was offering internship opportunities to students in the area of community engagement and social … Continue reading

May 1, 2015
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Report on the visit to Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI), Agra 11th April’ 2015

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education organized an educational visit to DEI on the 11th of April’ 2015. The delegates who visited the institute, as part of the team, included Dr Budd Hall … Continue reading

April 13, 2015
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Symposium on Mainstreaming University-Community Research Partnerships & Building Capacities of the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers

9 & 10 April, 2015 Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), India The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education conducted a symposium on ‘Mainstreaming University-Community Research Partnerships’ on the 9th of April, 2015, at India … Continue reading

March 20, 2015
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Brief Report on the Conference on ‘Strengthening Community University Engagement in Higher Education Institutions’

Centre for Research in Social Sciences & Education, Jain University, Bengaluru 18th & 19th of March’2015 “There is a need to develop suitable policies, initiate effective programs and evaluate the performance through an instrument such as social audit”: Dr PS … Continue reading

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