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Dispatch on the 3rd International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance (India, 2018) and Ecoversities updates.

By the Ecoversities International Gathering Steering Committee Group photo at Third International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance (photo by Udi Butler) On October 2018, in a period comprising 10 days for some, and two weeks for others, the Third International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance took place at Swaraj University, Rajasthan, India, and continued during a

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Comer es Rebeldía Vol 2. La Alimentación como arte de la resistencia

  Comer es Rebeldía Vol 2. La Alimentación como arte de la resistencia (Eating is Rebellion Vol 2. Food as art of resistance). This is a compilation of texts about food sovereignty and proposals of resistance and autonomy related to food. It focuses on the creation of alternatives from the grassroots and transmits the message that

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Pedagogy, Otherwise: the Reader

Pedagogy, Otherwise: the Reader was assembled in the context of /and in conversation with the Eco-versities Alliance, a trans-local community of learning practitioners from around the world committed to cultivate and reclaim knowledges, relationships and imaginations. Most of the texts appeared originally in the series Pedagogy, Otherwise, as part of the line of inquiry Learning,

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Native Hawaiian Coloring Books

These Coloring Book for all ages were created by two 2013 Native Hawaiian graduates from Hawaiʻiʻs first Indigenous-focused charter school, where they learned about their responsibility to the environment. Each book focuses on issues facing Hawaiʻiʻs unique environments and provides solutions, as well as inspirational Hawaiian proverbs passed down from our ancestors for many generations.

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Are eco-versities the future for higher education? (2016)

Transforming learning into a process of liberation sounds great, but what does it mean in practice? Eco-versity representatives at a meeting in Portugal in 2015. Credit: Brandon Hay. “Redefining the way we learn is also about being aware of the underlying patterns that have been imposed on us through our schooling. Many times we are

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Re-imagining higher education

Learning takes place in the heart, the hands and the home, not just in the head. What does that mean for the universities of the future? Students from Red Crow Community College visiting Omahkakihtakssin (Majorville Medicine Wheel) in southern Alberta, Canada.  Credit: Narcisse Blood. All rights reserved. Situated within the same walls that once housed

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What We Are Learning: Responses to Pedagogy, Otherwise

In the series Pedagogy, Otherwise—part of a line of inquiry dedicated to Learning, Pedagogies, and Education—I began exploring texts that approached the question with a diverse range of perspectives. I was interested in focusing on those experiences or experiments resulting from communities of practice and communities of struggle, in which learning spaces are informed by a quest for

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In The Cracks of Learning (Situating Us) (2016)

As a preamble, I’d like to clarify that every­thing I attempt to contribute in the following text on the subject of pedagogy is a recollection of ideas that have been collectively produced and experienced through convivial gatherings, dialogues, inquiries, critical reflec­tions, readings, and actions with many friends with whom I experimented in various processes of creating

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Radical Pedagogies as Living Experiments and Messy Affairs

I am just returning from the Indian Multiversities Alliance gathering, recently held in Nagpur, India, co-created by over 30 radical higher education projects from around the country. Every year, more than 5,000 autonomous learners attend programs hosted by the Multiversities across India, which seek to de-center, pluralize, regenerate, and connect diverse learning processes, types of

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