Action Learning, Action Research News and Activities - May 2022

 

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Welcome to ALARA's list of Action Learning and Action Research
activities, events and information from around the world for the
Action Learning / Action Research Community.

 
 
 

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Event information is frequently changing. The information available at the time of production has been included. Please check the relevant links, as the situation for each event could change.

 

Action Research: Global Conversations

Linnea Rademaker, the 2020-2022 chair of the action research SIG of AERA, presents podcasts about action research discussing various AR projects with their lead researchers.

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ARNA News

ARNA is holding its 2022 Conference in Cedar City, Utah, USA on 28 - 30 June 2022, with the theme Expanding the Frontiers of ARNA: History, Possibilities, and New Actions. The Call for Proposals is now open.

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AR Podcast

The Action Research Podcast contains many recordings of presentations and discussions with AR practitioners, with a new podcast added about each month.

AR Podcast

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AR Plus

AR+ are conducting the coLAB Eco-Social Crisis Leadership commenced on 20 April, with meetings each third Wednesday over the following six months. The Narrating ART coLAB Story and play to support ART practice commences on 10 May.

The 2022 participative collogue series started on April 1, followed up with a hybrid (online/in person) symposium in Seattle in early August. The theme is Action Research Transformations: A vital alternative social science paradigm at a time of eco-social crisis.. The 2022 series concludes with a collogue in November with a focus on the support needed by a next generation of ARTists and faculty who support ART. See here for more details.

The latest issue of the Action Research Journal is now available.

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CARN Conference

CARN has announced its 2022 conference in Maynooth, Ireland on 9th - 11th September, 2022. More details - see CARN's website.

CARN Praxis

CARN has launched a publishing opportunity - a rich and collaborative space for voices to be heard more publicly, where we can share and celebrate the rich potential of action research in supporting authentic and relevant practice-learning. See here for more informaiton.

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CEEMAN

The next Program Management Seminar will be held in Bled on 11 - 13 May 2022.

The International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies has scheduled the next International Management Teachers Academy on 14 - 23 June 2022 in beautiful Bled, Slovenia. Please see here for more information.

The 30th CEEMAN Annual Conference is scheduled for 21 - 23 September 2022 in Bled, Slovenia, with a theme of Understanding the Big Picture Surrounding the Future of Management Education.

The 28th CEEMAN & Emerald Case Writing Competition is accepting submissions until 17 April - more details here.

See other events offered by CEEMEN here.

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Cornell University - Action Research Collaborative

The Colleges of Human Ecology (CHE) and Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) have launched the Action Research Collaborative (ARC) that supports the Lewinian tradition of bringing together researchers, practitioners, community members, and policymakers to address pressing issues in society. More information is available here. The leaders of the Action Research Collaborative (ARC), Dr Neil Lewis (CALS) and Dr Tashara M. Leak (CHE), have also released a video.

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EURAM 2022 Conference - Leading Digital Transformation

The 2022 conference of EURAM (European Academy of Management) is scheduled for 15-17 June 2022. More information is available here.

 

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IFAL

The next IFAL event is on 25 May 2022. The topic is Codevelopment Action-Learning and Its Impact in and Beyond the Francophone World.

IFAL

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Lowitja Institute

Lowitja Institute

The 2021-2024 Lowitja Institute Research Projects have been announced. Read more about these grants here. The Institute has also announced the 3rd International Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference 2023, which will be on 14-16 June 2023.

 

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Martha Farrell Foundation

The Martha Farrell Foundation has called for nominations for this year's Martha Farrell Awards (the sixth), with two categories: Most Promising Individual and Best Organization for Gender Equality. See here for details.

Martha Farrell Awards

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PRIA

PRIA

PRIA has released a coffee table book, looking back over its 40 years, the 40th anniversary occurring on 6 February 2022. See here for more information.

PRIA International Academy has offered many online and blended learning courses in 2021 as part of the lead up to its 40th anniversary. The initial courses for 2022 commenced in late January.

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WERA

World Education Research Association

WERA announced that the Education Association of South Africa (EASA) will be hosting their 2023 Conference at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and the Two Oceans Graduate Institute on 8 - 11 January 2023, with call for submissions now open. See here for more details.

The Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS) is planning the 2023 annual focal meeting Forging Ahead: Transforming Education in a Rapidly Changing World, with the call for proposals commencing in November 2022, and the meeting in Singapore in November 2023. More information here.

WERA Mentoring Programme

The WERA Doctoral and Early Career Scholars Network (DEC) provides doctoral and early career scholars with an opportunity to network with and meet each other. As a part of this effort, WERA aims to develop an innovative, online-based Mentorship Programme, that links senior scholars and postdoctoral educational researchers who share a common research interest. Find out more about the Programme here.

 

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Book Launch: Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education hosted the launch of Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy, co-edited by the UNESCO Co-Chairs Dr. Budd Hall and Dr. Rajesh Tandon.

This book shares the experiences of a broadly representative and globally dispersed set of writers on higher education and social responsibility, broadening perspectives on the democratisation of knowledge.

The book is open access, and the free download of the book is available here.

 

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Transformative Research and Higher Education

Dr Azril Bacal, a member of the ALARA Global Strategic Publications Editorial Board, edited a new book: Transformative Research and Higher Education, and will be co-participating in an in-person and virtual round table to be held on 19 May. More information is available here.

 

 

 

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Open Book Publishers: Democratising Participatory Research: Pathways to Social Justice from the South

Open Book Publishers is sharing their Open Access title: Democratising Participatory Research: Pathways to Social Justice from the South by Carmen Martinez-Vargas. More information is available here.

 

 

 

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Open Book Publishers: A Common Good Approach to Development: Collective Dynamics of Development Processes

Open Book Publishers are also sharing their Open Access title: A Common Good Approach to Development: Collective Dynamics of Development Processes by Mathias Nebel, Oscar Garza-Vázquez and Clemens Sedmak (eds). More information is available here.

 

 

 

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Publications' Special Issues

Mapping Global Inequality is a Series of tertiary research that pulls together the best international reflective and innovative scholarship focusing on different aspects of inequality at both local and global contexts across different societies. The Series encompasses 29+ volumes and calls for contributions will be issued on a rolling basis. If you are interested in collaborating, please see here for information.

 

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