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Seminar of Interest (Oct 20): Global Engagement Speaker Series – Dr. Rajesh Tandon
October 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Rajesh Tandon, internationally acclaimed leader of participatory research and development, will discuss the role of higher education in building knowledge societies. Dr. Tandon is the Founder and President of Participatory Research in Asia, India and the Co-Chair with the UNESCO Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education.
As one of The Pub Club’s mission is to fill “The Void,” this event will allow us to learn how UNESCO plays a key role in assisting countries to build knowledge societies. Dr. Tandon has recently authored the book Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: A Global Perspective (2015) and Global Governance, Civil Society and Participatory Democracy: A View from Below (2014). He also serves as chairperson of the Global Alliance on Community-Engaged Research (GACER) network, which facilitates the sharing of knowledge and information worldwide to further community-based research.