Noticias y eventos

A Leap of Imagination

By Françoise Vergès No change for the good ever happens without it being imagined first, even if that change seems hopeless or impossible in the present. —Martin Espada When I was an adolescent on Réunion Island and I was walking in its impressive mountains, which all bear the names of Malagasy maroons,¹ I imagined them

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Holding Space, Together

By Alessandra Pomarico with Kū Kahakalau and Kate Morales Okiciya makiyokipi na iyuteya, cuke wayokapi, mitakuye oyasin. Help each other acclimatize and adjust, because the truth is, we are all related. — Lakota saying shared by Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows) Together, to gather, to get there. To become one in many, a multitude of singularities,

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Weaving and Un-weaving stories

by Rahul Hasija Possibilities and potency of Stories & Narratives in shaping Ecoversities and their work Each night in my childhood, my mother took me to far-fetched lands, deserts and forests of all kinds, walked upon by Sufi mystiques like Nanak, Kabir, Bulle-Shah. Her stories allowed me to travel to mystical locations as well as

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Challenges in Detoxing from the Digital World

by Kaushiek Pranoo  The Digital Age – Welcome to the Machine  The Digital Age we are part of today offers us so many comforts and conveniences of technology that no other generation before us has ever had the privilege of enjoying. A simple smartphone today can do what a dozen or more items did a

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Nueva Antropología Human@

By Pedro Reygadas   Este libro es una Nueva Antropología, un acercamiento contemporáneo a la humanidad como totalidad abierta. Un acercamiento sistémico a la complejidad dinámica rizomática de la carnalidad material de la persona, de sus campos de energía/in-formación y de su espiritualidad a partir de la in-formación/energía del pensamiento y de la conciencia.  Descarga

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Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order)

by Karim-Yassin Goessinger Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order) Africa’s cities have been connected by networks of trade and knowledge exchange for centuries. In the 21st century some of these ancient meeting places have become the fastest growing cities in the world. By the end of this century Dar es Salaam, Kinshasa,

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Experiential Learning in Swaraj | Swaraj University Live Human Signposts

The first two articles in this series looked at each of their experiences with formal schooling growing up, and subsequently their unique paths to exploring alternative education. Each of them had a different intention and journey to get to Swaraj. Similarly, each of them had a different experience while learning at Swaraj.  Although there were

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Path to Alternatives | Swaraj University Live Human Signposts

The previous article in this series looked at the stories that each Live Human Signpost shared relating to their experiences with formal education growing up. Overall, the stories that were shared were of dissatisfaction and of developing unhealthy habits and perception. This led to depression, anxiety, confusion and disconnection. These negative experiences led each of

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How to Start your own Ecoversity Workshop

This interactive workshop on how to start your own ecoversity was offered at the 2021 virtual Re-imagining Education Conference with Manish Jain (India) and Karim-Yassin Goessinger (Egypt). Prompts: DREAM 1) What is a dream for an Ecoversity that you’re holding? Give your Ecoversity a name PURPOSE 2) What is the need for your Ecoversitiy in

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Indigenous Worldview can Preserve our Existence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkQTeVmHn7M&t=150sIndigenous Worldview and Future Generations of Life on Earth Our dominant ways of life are guided by an underlying worldview that has been the main driver behind climate change, pandemics and extinction rates. Overwhelming evidence reveals that our original Indigenous, nature-based worldview is an antidote. Supporting and Re-embracing this interconnected way of living is the

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