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Please see the PASCAL 2017 Conference website for reports...


Looking forward to 2018 - Josef Konvitz, Chair, PASCAL International Observatory

Written by Josef Konvitz on Jan 03, 2018 04:24 pm

Dear friends and colleagues,

In the tradition of once-yearly letters which I have followed in recent years, I want to look forward to 2018.  For most of us, in political terms 2017 was a year to put behind us.   Although I often prepare for the worst, my basic outlook is to be optimistic. This is less a contradiction in terms than it may seem. We can create options – indeed, unless we believe in fate, we must; and we can seize opportunities.

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Senior Business Development Manager vacancy, UBDC Glasgow

Written by Sarah Currier on Jan 03, 2018 02:06 pm

Deadline for applications: 7 January, 2018

The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) at the University of Glasgow is advertising an extremely important post for us: Senior Business Development Manager, who will primarily be working on sustainability for the Centre and Centre finances in general.

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International conference on Policies for Happiness and Health

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Jan 03, 2018 01:06 am
Start: Mar 19 2018
End: Mar 21 2018
Timezone: Europe/Rome
University of Siena
Banchi di Sotto, 55
53100 Siena
Italy

The International conference on Policies for Happiness and Health will be held in Siena, at Faculty of Economics of the University of Siena, on March 19-21, 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is January 15, 2018.

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Learning Cities and Transformative Learning - LCN Seminar, 7 November 2018 in New York

Written by Rob Mark on Jan 02, 2018 01:25 pm
Start: Nov 7 2018
Timezone: America/New York
City Seminary of New York
302 W 119th St
New York
United States

We are pleased to announce that the faith-based learning group within PASCAL’s Learning Cities Network will be running a Seminar in New York in collaboration with the City Seminary of New York on 7 November 2018, Learning Cities and Transformative Learning

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ITLC 2018: Building Transformative Community: Enacting Possibility in Today's Times, Teachers College, Columbia University

Written by Maria Liu Wong on Jan 02, 2018 11:44 am
Start: Nov 7 2018
End: Nov 10 2018
Timezone: America/New York
Teachers College at Columbia University
116th St & Broadway
New York
United States

We seek to build an even more inclusive and transforming community to identify and build bridges between individual and community transformation. It is these bridges that will support us in living with a sense of possibility that we can navigate our shared experiences of disruption and turbulence.

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Opportunities for a New Dialogue for Change in Ukraine – PASCAL Learning Cities Co-ordinator, Rob Mark, addresses a learning cities forum in Ivano-Frankivisk

Written by Rob Mark on Jan 02, 2018 10:09 am

Promprylad is a new inclusive learning environment seeking to change a city through providing new kind of learning opportunities for the community. The project, which is in it infancy, is operated by MItOst, an independent non-profit organisation located in Berlin. It is seeking to transform the lives of people in the the city of Ivano-Frankivisk Western Ukraine.

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Lifelong Learning in Australia Workshop

Written by Sally Edwards on Jan 01, 2018 10:04 am

In November 2017, the beautiful Western BACE in Melton welcomed nearly 50 learning professionals to a practitioner’s workshop.

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Happy New Year! | Weekly Placemaking Round-Up - Project for Public Spaces

Written by Mike Osborne on Dec 31, 2017 10:37 am

Here is a special New Year issue this new weekly roundup of news, ideas, opportunities, and more - a curated list of content for placemakers by placemakers - from the Project for Public Spaces.

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Call for contributions - “Aging well a long time”

Written by Pierre Landry on Dec 27, 2017 10:47 am

It is about "the development of the plan of retirement and about long ageing in a worldwide society where we are always numerous more and older".

You will find below a link to a call for contributions with the purpose of accomplishing a training programme, in the form of a MOOC, having the objective: "to get ready for a long time of retirement and of ageing".

Your commitment can take one of the following forms:

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PIMA Newsletter-Bulletin No 15, December 2017

Written by Chris Duke on Dec 23, 2017 09:19 am

PIMA Newsletter-Bulletin No 15 December 2017 carries letters about living with critical change when so much is going on, and asks about our place-based lifelong learning mission with the critical issues and events of today.

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