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Second Pacific Region Ecoversities Gathering

Waiʻanae Mountain Range from Kahumana The 2nd Pacific Region Ecoversities Gathering was held from July 19 through the 21, 2019 at Kahumana, an organic farm on the Waiʻanae Coast of the island of Oʻahu. This area is known for its high concentration of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. Pacific Region Gathering Participants In attendance

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2nd Regional Ecoversities Gathering of Our Americas

Introduction  Corazón, Corzón, Corazón, Mi Corazón Background  30 Projects, Leaders, Weavers, and Seeds met in the Ecovillage of Chambalabamba with the purpose of reinvidicaiting our knowledges and practices of learning and healing. We re-imagined pedagogical processes which are both significant and relevant to the co-construction and design of a new earth. The call of our

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European Regional Ecoversities Gathering 2019: Inviting the threshold. Art, Life, Pedagogy in the unfolding of the everyday

Lecce (Italy), 27.12.2019 – 3.01.2020 The first European regional gathering was held in Lecce (Southern Italy) on the threshold between the year 2019 and 2020, a kitchen and a garden, the visible and the invisible, the known and the unknown. Co-hosted by artist Emilio Fantin (Lac o Lemon Foundation, Italy) and curator/educator Alessandra Pomarico (Free

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4th Indian Multiversity Alliance Meeting

INTRODUCTION: what makes our hearts burn Under the Bright Blue Sun With no marks to get, no hoops to jump And no credits to earn On a sleepy rainy morning We break walls in minds and hearts We paint a bright blue sun to do what cannot be done Drawn into this unfolding There’s nothing

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Arab Ecoversities gathering in Jordan 2019: Cultural Horizon Mujaawarah

SUMMARY Hosting Organizations: Taghmees for Training, Jordan, in consultation with Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Egypt Time & Place: 4 nights/5 days (September 20th – September 24th), on a family-run eco-farm in Dibeen, Jerash located in the north of Jordan. Participants: 30 people from 9 Arab countries representing Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Syria, Egypt,

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First African Ecoversities gathering report

A month prior to the Global gathering of 2019 in Michoacan, Mexico we had come together at the source of the Nile near Jinja in Uganda for a First African Ecoversities gathering. We extended personal invitations and reached out through our networks to share about the community of learning practitioners from around the world that

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Ecoversities gathering in Costa Rica (2017)

 “The Ecoversities gathering in Costa Rica was a space like no other. I have been dedicating my time to the transformation of higher education for the past 13 years and I can’t think of a richer place to be for someone like me. I was inspired by the depth and the diversity of experience of

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Societies in Movement

by Manuel Callahan My Ecoversities Summer residency was primarily organized around my participation with the Social Emancipation Summer School and Seminar, from August 5th to 14th, 2018. The SESSS was the culmination of years of collaboration with Gustavo Esteva and the Universidad de la Tierra, Oaxaca. Over the course of our work together Gustavo and

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Andean wisdom and the politics of falling in love

By Gerardo López-Amaro Spirituality, says Elena, is about living life in the simplest, more harmonious and more respectful way among all of us. It is not about praying all day or doing great things. Rather, it is something simple, pure, and beautiful and it happens when we take care of a plant, greeting each other,

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