CKI Workshop - Doing Community-based Research

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:00:00 IST - Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:00:00 IST, 10.00

At Moore Institute Seminar Room, NUI Galway

Organised by Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI)

Facilitated by Professor Budd Hall, Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, and Professor Darlene Clover, University of Victoria, Canada.


Event Details This day-long workshop will be co-facilitated by Professors Darlene Clover and Budd Hall and will look at the practical issues involved in establishing and sustaining community-university research partnerships. This event should be of interest to university staff and students and those involved in community and voluntary organisations.


Professor Budd Hall is Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and Professor of Community Development in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria and Secretary of the Global Alliance on Community-Engaged Research, Budd was the founding Director of the University of Victoria Office of Community-based Research and Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Studies. Former Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, Budd Hall has served as the Chair of the Adult Education Department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education or the University of Toronto from 1995-2001 and as the Secretary-General of the International Council for Adult Education from 1979-1991. Budd has worked in Nigeria, Tanzania, Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Thailand, Yemen, Uganda, England, and the United States. He has done both theoretical and practical work for almost 40 years in various aspects of community-based adult education and learning and participatory research. He has served as President, Chair or Vice-President of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, International Council for Adult Education, Canadian Network for Democratic Learning, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Coady International Institute Advisory Board. He is a member of the International Adult Education Hall of Fame and was selected for the 2005 Canadian Bureau of International Education Innovation in International Education Award. He is the husband of Dr. Darlene Clover, father of Dana and Shawn Hall, Grandfather of Quincy Pugh Hall and Ashton Edward Hall. He is also a poet.


Darlene E. Clover is Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Victoria, Canada. Before coming to the university in the early 2000s, she coordinated a global programme on environmental adult education for the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE). Her areas of teaching in the university include community, cultural and ecological leadership, adult, feminist and arts-based education and participatory and arts-based research methods. Darlene has spent many years exploring and promoting the activist work of community-based educator-artists. Her current studies (and activist work) focus on the Human Library project in Victoria and Ottawa and other critical adult education work in libraries, galleries and museums in Canada and the United Kingdom. Her most recent books include The arts and social justice: Recrafting adult education and community cultural leadership (NIACE, 2007) and Lifelong learning, the arts and community cultural development and the contemporary university: International Perspectives (In Press, Manchester University Press).


For further information please contact Ann Lyons.


To book a place at this workshop please contact Mary Bernard on or before Tuesday 9th April

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