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Action Learning, Action Research News and Activities - August 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.

AR:R&P

Action Learning: Research and Practice

The Action Learning: Research and Practice Journal, in conjunction with International Foundation for Action Learning (IFAL), is conducting the 2023 International Action Learning Conference with the theme of Action Learning and Innovation. The conference will be on 17-19 April 2023, and submissions are invited by 28 October 2022.

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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 holding its 2023 conference will be in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on 30 May - 2 June 2023. See here for details.

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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.

AR+ blog includes Participatory action research with Aboriginal Elders: Ngulluk Koolunga Ngulluk Koort project.

AR Plus is offering discounts on the new book How to do Action Research for Transformations At a Time of Eco-Social Crisis.

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CARN Conference

CARN has announced its 2022 conference in Dublin, Ireland on 28-30 October, 2022, with the theme of Changing Lives through Action Research. 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 information.

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CEEMAN

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.

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) was held on 15-17 June 2022. See here for more information.

 

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IFAL

The next IFAL event is on 14 September 2022. The topic is The World Institute of Action Learning’s (WIAL) Approach to Action Learning: Today and Beyond by Chuck Appleby.

IFAL

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Lowitja Institute

Lowitja Institute

On 1 August 2022, the Lowitja Institute proudly announced the formation of the Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation, in honour of this significant day, the 90th birthday of Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG. Read more here.

 

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Martha Farrell Foundation

The Martha Farrell Foundation called for nominations for this year's Martha Farrell Award and we wait for news on the award. See here for details.

Martha Farrell Awards

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PRIA

PRIA

PRIA is conducting CAPSTONE - Capacities for Social Transformation and Empowerment – which is an institutional development programme for medium-sized Indian non-profits. 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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