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Parents/Peers Reactions to Alternatives – Swaraj University | Live Human Signposts

The previous three articles, stories of Experiential Learning, Sense-Making & Developing Confidence, and Facilitation & Peer-to-Peer Learning show that attending Swaraj University was life-changing for each of the four people interviewed for this series. Each of them learned different skills, developed perception and made connections to other people and projects while at Swaraj. Paradoxically, each of

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What is Worth Doing?

An essay by eileen walz At the start of 2021 I made a commitment. We were deep in the winter of pandemic isolation and I was craving the type of soulful, interpersonal connection my life has often been decorated with. I knew I would have to be more intentional if I was to have more

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Pedagogies of the Uprising: Becoming the lesson to learn from, where is study situated?

By Meenakshi Thirukode [This piece was written at different points between 2020 and early 2021.] One of my closest friends, a german citizen living in Delhi and I, collaborate on projects involving feminist consciousness-raising. Through conducting, varied formats of this workshop, “Pact of Silence – How to break it?”, we collectively, with participants, think through

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The Pedagogy of the Temple – Learning through PEACE and Liberation

By Daniel Rudolph One of the most profound learning experiences of my life was while ordaining as a Buddhist monk, in a forest monastery in Thailand. My main intention for becoming a monk was to honor my host mother, and community, for the love they showed to me while living with them in their village

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Huellas Matriarcales y poder patriarcal

Por Irene Ragazzini   Pasaje: Introducción Con este pequeño libro, quiero compartir una reflexión sobre el desarrollo de las estructuras patriarcales que rigen nuestras sociedades, entendiéndolas como una construcción social e histórica y por lo tanto no universales, ni naturales, ni totalizantes. En primer lugar recupero algunos principios, instituciones y prácticas que, a lo largo

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Re-imagining Power: Our Journey with Sarva-Anumati

By Kejal Savla, Arnaz Khan and Abhishek Thakore Sarva-Anumati is a compound word: Sarva means all and Anumati means permission or consent. Hence, the term Sarva-Anumati implies the permission or consent of all. Introduced by Mahatma Gandhi, the concept of Sarva-Anumati was further championed by Acharya (Sanskrit for teacher) Vinoba Bhave who is also known

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OPEN CALL Ecoversities Regional Collaborative Projects 2021 – 2022

Update: THE CALL FOR Regional Collaborative Projects IS STILL OPEN! (we have extended the deadline) UNTIL SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21… Another opportunity to explore the ecoverse and connect with other like-minded members of the Alliance, to continue weaving and co-creating. Actualización: EL LLAMADO PARA Proyectos Regionales Colaborativos SIGUE ABIERTO! (mantenemos la convocatoria) HASTA EL DOMINGO 21

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Climate Change and Inequalities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_TgS_KdaXo&ab_channel=DecolonialFuturesCollectiveVideo created for the Deep Adaptation retreat focusing on climate justice at St Ethelburga’s in October 2019.

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Networked Power and Peer-Peer Learning | Swaraj University Live Human Signposts

Each of the people interviewed had a different intention and journey to get to Swaraj University. Similarly, each of them had a different experience while learning at Swaraj. Although there were many differences in their experiences, there were also many similarities that emerged in their reflections about their experiences. The first article explored stories of Experiential

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