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Educating the Heart, Body and Mind: Gandhian principles in developing new futures for higher education in India

Written by Budd Hall on Sep 24, 2019 07:49 am

18 Sept 2019, New Delhi – “Concepts such as the non-violent economy and non-violent governance must replace the present development paradigm modelled on war, crime and violence. There is a lot of research, innovation and investment in the war industry. There is a need to bring the same into non-violence", said Dr PV Rajagopal, eminent Gandhian practitioner, speaking at the international conference on “Educating the Heart, Body and Mind” held in New Delhi. While sharing his learning curve from local to global knowledge, he also posed an important question for young academics: “How can our education be made relevant to today’s world, especially for the marginalised?”

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Guest Lecture: Bodies of Accumulation – Learning from a Participatory Action Research on women sanitation workers in India’s cities

Written by Gail Wilson on Sep 23, 2019 09:23 am
Start: Oct 1 2019 14:00
End: Oct 1 2019 15:30
Timezone: Europe/London
Urban Big Data Centre, Conference Room
7 Lilybank Gardens
Glasgow G12 8RZ

This guest lecture, co-hosted by SHLC and CR&DALL, Nilanjana Bhattacharjee will present a Participatory Action Research conducted by Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), New Delhi on the lived experiences of women sanitation workers in the informal settlements of Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Ajmer (Rajasthan) and Muzaffarpur (Bihar) in India.

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ALADIN Online Alert 27

Written by Lisa Krolak on Sep 23, 2019 08:45 am

The ALADIN Online Alert is a joint ALADIN initiative, produced bimonthly by the UIL Library and CDÉACF, with input from additional ALADIN members from all over the world. Its goal is to share recent online and full-text information and documents in the area of adult and lifelong learning.

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Countdown to Placemaking Week!

Written by Mike Osborne on Sep 21, 2019 08:58 am

 Hello placemakers! We're just about 10 days away from Placemaking Week!

Please note that online registration for the conference will close officially on Friday, September 27th. The sooner you register, the more time you have to sign up for one of Tuesday's mobile workshops on Sched, which are filling up fast! These are first come, first served, and we will close mobile workshop sign ups on Sept 30th -- don't miss out.

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Update: Additional Speaker for Sustainable Development Goals 'SDG 8: Decent Work & Economic Growth' 24 Sept 2019 at RMIT

Written by Matthew Coote on Sep 20, 2019 09:06 am

Update: We are pleased to announce that Daisy Gardener, Advocacy and Campaigns Manager at Oxfam Australia, will also join the panel for this event.

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 106, Issue 4

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Sep 20, 2019 07:59 am

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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