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


14th PASCAL Postconference Report

Written by Michael Joris on Oct 24, 2017 07:01 am

The 14th PASCAL International Conference took place in Pretoria, South Africa. It was excellently organised by the Belgium Campus iTVersity and University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Local Economic Development.

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Invitation - "What is the Role of Universities in International Development?"

Written by Mary Ryan on Oct 24, 2017 04:48 am
Start: Nov 15 2017
Timezone: Europe/London
Glasgow Centre for International Development, University of Glasgow
Graham Kerr Building, University Ave
Glasgow
Scotland

You are cordially invited to an interactive panel discussion on the topic “What is the role of universities in international development?” hosted by the Glasgow Centre for International Development (GCID).

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Intergenerational learning, overcoming disadvantage, positive ageing, the future of TAFE — ACE News, 23 October 2017

Written by Gina Perry on Oct 24, 2017 01:56 am

This week's news includes stories about intergenerational learning and its role in entrenching as well as overcoming disadvantage, overturning prejudices and stereotypes about older workers, the perilous state of TAFE and more.  Our weekly news round up is full of fresh insights.

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Final draft of the third ICLC outcome document - "Call for Action"

Written by Peter Kearns on Oct 24, 2017 01:31 am

The third UNESCO International Learning Cities conference endorsed the "Cork Call to Action". This involved a shift from global ideas and objectives to action at the local level. 

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UBDC Seminar: Governance and Empowerment in the Smart City - 30th October, 2017

Written by Keith Maynard on Oct 23, 2017 02:38 pm
Start: Oct 30 2017 11:00
Timezone: Europe/London
Urban Big Data Centre, Conference Room
7 Lilybank Gardens
Glasgow
Scotland

The Urban Big Data Centre invites you to a free seminar ‘Governance and Empowerment in the Smart City‘ (abstract below) presented by Lisebet van Zoonen, academic director of the Center for BOLD Cities on Monday 30th October (11-12pm) in UBDC’s Conference room.

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Weekly Placemaking Round-Up | October 16 - 20, 2017 - Project for Public Spaces

Written by Mike Osborne on Oct 23, 2017 12:07 am

Here is the latest 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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University of resilience in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Written by Alona Karavai on Oct 19, 2017 04:01 pm

Several local and international organizations are working on a project of revitalization of a former factory into an innovative learning space (we call it "university of resilience") in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. The special thing about this project is that is is a completely bottom-up-initiative and has to function due to crowd investing and impact investing. The brief description of the project could be found under this link

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World Cities Summit (WCS) Newsletter - October 2017

Written by Mike Osborne on Oct 18, 2017 02:23 pm

Here is the latest  World Cities Summit (WCS) Newletter:

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 83, Issue 4

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Oct 18, 2017 01:42 pm

In this issue we feature 12 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

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