Community Engaged Scholarship (CES)

Jane on January 26th, 2012

On Wednesday Oxfam, a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering, adopted Open Repository’s enhanced DSpace hosted solution. Oxfam Policy & Practice is a new resource for the humanitarian and development community. Their website provides an insight into Oxfam’s development and humanitarian policy, practice, and research. When Oxfam began the […]

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John Willinsky, Stanford University, University of British Columbia spoke at the new school. His talk is titled, “Does What We Know Belong To All? The Intellectual Property Principles” The introduction was by Dean David Scobey, The New School for Public Engagement The New School is a legendary progressive university comprising schools bound by a common, […]

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The 5th Living Knowledge conference will be held in Gustav-Stresemann-Institut Bonn 10-12 May 2012 “This conference will provide an opportunity for policy makers, academics and civil society organisations to consider current practice and future opportunities in the field of research partnerships. The 5th Living Knowledge Conference will set its focus on different themes to get […]

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Jane on July 7th, 2011

The University-Community Engagement Conference 2012 takes place from 9-12 January in Chiang Mai, Thailand. From their website: Universities in the 21st century are at an important crossroad. With a projected student population of 200 million by 2030, universities do have the potential of making a difference to local and global concerns. While universities have to […]

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On April 6, 2011, Noam Chomsky spoke at UTSC on Academic Freedom and the Corporatization of Universities. Noam Chomsky is one of America’s leading scholars and intellectuals. A prolific author, lecturer, and activist, Chomsky is currently an Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His talk ought […]

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