Date(s) - 31/05/2018 - 02/06/2018
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The 2018 edition of the LK Conference will be hosted by the Corvinus Business School, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, from 30th May to 1st June. The LK8 Conference is aimed at academics, practitioners, activists, social innovators, research funders, science educators and communicators, citizen scientists, policy makers, non-governmental organisations, artists, interested community groups and citizens. The last conference hosted more than 250 participants from 25 countries. More on the conference is available here: http://www.livingknowledge.org/lk8/
Dr. Crystal Tremblay, Research Director, UNESCO Chair will be joining our K4C partner and Italy hub coordinator Dr. Andrea Vargiu, from the University of Sassari, Italy at conference and they will be speaking on a panel Knowledge for Change (K4C): reflections on a global project to train the next generations of community-based researchers. The session will introduce the K4C initiative to the participants. It is conceived to allow for the different actors of the K4C "value chain" (Unesco Chair, Hub Coordinator, Supervisors and Mentors) to share their experience with participants and discuss with them possible advancements also through comparisons with other collaborative teaching and learning experiences. The presenters at the session include:
- Crystal Tremblay, University of Victoria (Canada). Research Director for the UNESCO Chair in CBR and Social Responsibility in Higher Education.
- Andrea Vargiu and Mariantonietta Cocco, Università di Sassari (Italy). K4C Hub Coordinator and Mentors’ Supervisors
- Francesca Antongiovanni and Valentina Ghibellini, IntHum and Foist Laboratory for Social Policies and Learning Processes (Italy), K4C Mentors