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July 30, 2018
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Beyond Epistemicide: Knowledge Democracy and 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 in Higher Education’, Noam Chomsky, … Continue reading

July 30, 2018
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Societal Engagement in Higher Education: Pathways to SDGs

 Dr. Rajesh Tandon, UNESCO Chair co-holder, authored an article titled, ‘Societal Engagement in Higher Education: Pathways to SDGs’, in the recently released GUNi report, based on its 2017 international conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Actors & Implementation which took place … Continue reading

April 24, 2018
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Community Engagement as a way forward for sustainable rural societies

The UNESCO Chair India team (Dr Rajesh Tandon & Ms. Wafa Singh) co-authored a paper, titled ‘Community Engagement as a way forward for sustainable rural societies’. This paper was published in the ‘Indian Journal of Rural Education and Engagement’ (brought … Continue reading

April 24, 2018
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Critical engagements: empathy, subjectivity and changing narratives of water resources through participatory video

Dr Crystral Tremblay, associated as a research associate with the UNESCO Chair in CBR, along with Dr Leila Harris from University of Victoria co-authored a paper titled, ‘Critical engagements: empathy, subjectivity and changing narratives of water resources through participatory video’. … Continue reading

January 17, 2018
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Reflection papers produced for the Canadian Commission of UNESCO (CCUNESCO)

UNESCO Co-Chairs Dr Budd Hall & Dr Rajesh Tandon co-authored two papers for the Canadian Commission of UNESCO, on the occasion of the K4C Canada Launch. The two papers are titled, ‘Community Based Participatory Research & Sustainable Development Goals’ and … Continue reading

January 17, 2018
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Community Learning Centres – the Asian Perspective

An article titled ‘Community Learning Centres – the Asian Perspective, jointly authored by Ms. Vanna Peou, Country Director, DVV, Cambodia and Ms. Wafa Singh, India Coordinator UNESCO Chair, has been recently published in ‘International Perspectives in Adult Education’, a DVV … Continue reading

January 17, 2018
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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’. The article covers the creation … Continue reading

July 4, 2017
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Paper on Gauging the impacts of Community University Engagement Initiatives in India

Our India Coordinator, Ms. Wafa Singh’s paper on ‘Gauging the Impacts of Community University Engagement Initiatives in India’ is published in the first edition of the ASEAN Journal of Community Engagement on June 22, 2017. A product of the Directorate … Continue reading

May 26, 2017
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Linking impact to the UN Sustainable Development Goals – assessing 10 years of engaged-scholarship at the University of Victoria

The increasing importance and value of civic engagement in Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) around the world has led to a strong emphasis on evaluating and measuring the impact of these activities, particularly as it relates to the mutual benefit of … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
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The Launch issue of the ‘Research for All’ Journal is now available!

Research for All is a new open-access journal focusing on research that involves universities and communities, services or industries working together. It highlights the potential in public engagement for robust academic study, development of involved communities and research that has impact. Theoretical … Continue reading

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