Two upcoming conferences:

1. African Regional Conference on Community University Partnerships and Community Based Research

The purpose of the conference is to bring together students, scholars, civil society organizations and local communities to exchange experiences and practices of community-university partnership activities with a focus on the Africa region.

The call for abstracts is out: Presenters are asked to submit a 300-word abstract of their presentation by September 30th 2010.

To learn more about the conference themes and to read the Call for Papers click here

2. The NCCPE are hosting their first national conference in December 2010. The conference will focus on the broad theme of why and how universities should engage the public. Day one will focus on HEI public engagement. Day two will feature student volunteering, informed by our vinspired students project.

The aim of the conference is provide an opportunity for people passionate about university public engagement to come together to share effective practice and to explore how to embed public engagement within HEIs. The conference is for university staff (including senior managers, academics, researchers, teaching staff, support staff), community partners, and students.

To learn more about the conference themes click here

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