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Navigating climate crises: Deepening the conversation about contributions of adult educators - Shirley Walters

Written by Shirley Walters on Nov 12, 2019 08:25 am

It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the USA, ‘500 year’ storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually (Wallace-Wells, 2019: inside cover).

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REMINDER: Guest Lecture - The Future of Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Written by Gail Wilson on Nov 11, 2019 05:02 pm
Start: Nov 20 2019 14:30
End: Nov 20 2019 14:30
Timezone: Europe/London
University of Glasgow
Wolfson Medical Building, Yudowitz Lecture Theatre
Glasgow
Scotland

in this guest lecture Josef Konvitz, Chair, PASCAL Observatory, Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow and former Head, Urban Affairs and Regulatory Policy Divisions at OECD, will explore how sustainable neighbourhoods might help cities respond to challenges of globalisation and widening inequality.

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FACE e-Bulletin | November 2019

Written by Stephane Farenga on Nov 09, 2019 06:56 am

This is the monthly e-Bulletin from FACE (the Forum for Access and Continuing Education), offered to practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and others with an interest in access, widening participation and lifelong learning. In this month's issue PASCAL Director and FACE Executive Member Michael Osborne provides an update on the highly impactful work he and others are doing on Learning Cities.

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Conference Call for Papers/Presentations: Citizens and their Universities - 22-23 April, 2019, Swansea

Written by Judith James on Nov 08, 2019 04:43 pm
Start: Apr 22 2020
End: Apr 23 2020
Timezone: Europe/London
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP
United Kingdom

This conference will explore the roles of adult education and lifelong learning in addressing social, economic and cultural divides between communities and higher education institutions. The purposes and effectiveness of universities’ civic engagement strategies and the role(s) of adult education are the subject of much current debate.

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 108, Issue 2

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Nov 06, 2019 05:49 pm

In this issue we feature 7 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

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Roundtable at RMIT: Japanese Perspectives on Brexit - Mon 11 Nov 2019, RMIT Melbourne

Written by Matthew Coote on Nov 06, 2019 04:12 pm
Start: Nov 11 2019 16:00
Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
RMIT Building 37, Level 2, Room 3
423 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia

The RMIT EU Centre of Excellence, Social and Global Studies Centre is delighted to welcome Associate Professor Michito Tsuruoka from Keio University to speak at a roundtable on ‘Japanese Perspectives on Brexit’.

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