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CBPAR Virtual Summer Institute POSTPONED

To our community partners and registrants, In solidarity with the CAUT censure on the University of Toronto, the organizers of the Community Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR) Summer Institute have collectively decided to postpone this event, at this time. This censure resulted from concerns related to academic freedom, institutional autonomy and human rights. The CBPAR …

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May 27, 2021: Community-Based Participatory Action Research Virtual Summer Institute

On May 27, 2021, join the Knowledge Equity Lab, the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development, and the Ontario Council for International Cooperation for an introduction to Community-based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR).  Community-Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR), also referred to as ‘participatory action research’ (PAR) or community-based participatory research (CBPR), is an approach to …

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March 8-11, 2021 | Global & International Health Week

The University of Toronto Scarborough‘s annual Global and International Health Week is returning virtually this year the week of March 8-11, with the theme Pandemic Perspectives! In partnership with the Knowledge Equity Lab’s OpenPraxisForum, students from the IDSC11 Global & International Health Issues class will be presenting their multimedia exhibits, each focusing on critically analyzing how particular players and issues …

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Nov 19th, 7-8:30pm EST | Intro to Taguette Workshop

This workshop will offer an introduction to the open source qualitative research tool Taguette (specifically, using app.taguette.org). It will cover:  Navigating the Taguette interface Creating a Taguette project  Tagging research materials Exporting a Taguette project’s results Working collaboratively with other users Considerations for qualitative analysis Registration: This workshop has limited space. If interested, please email …

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Nov 20th 12-2pm EST | Open Science & the Decolonization of Knowledge: Europe & North America

https://vimeo.com/482046629https://vimeo.com/482053037 See these great live-tweet threads from the event! – From @KnowEquityLab – From @NeuroSarda Open Science & the Decolonization of Knowledge: Europe & North America Moderator: Dr. Leslie Chan, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada Rapporteur: Ms. Suriani Dzulkifli, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and University of Victoria Speakers: Ms. …

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OCT 20th, 5-7PM EST | Technologies of Power and Control in Knowledge Infrastructures

On Tuesday Oct 20th, 2020 from 5:00-7:00pm, the Knowledge Equity Lab will be cohosting a collaborative presentation and conversation on Technologies of Power and Control in Knowledge Infrastructures with members of Bioline International, KnowledgeGAP, and Reprising the Real World of Technology. Time converter at worldtimebuddy.comTime converter at worldtimebuddy.com In the 1st hour, Kanishka Sikri of Reprising the Real World and OpenPraxisForum will be …

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SEPT 24TH, 7-9PM EST | KNOWLEDGE EQUITY LAB LAUNCH PARTY

KNOWLEDGE EQUITY LAB VIRTUAL LAUNCH PARTY  DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2020 LOCATION: Zoom (Register here: http://tinyurl.com/launchkel) TIME: 7:00-9:00pm EST  JOIN US for an evening of stories, performances, and collaborative activities that celebrate projects and people advancing knowledge inclusion, epistemic diversity, and the centering of underrepresented knowledge as a means of social change! 7:00-8:00PM – FORMAL …

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OPF Discusses: Reflexivity and Positionality as Students, Researchers, and Practitioners of International Development Studies

By: Tasneem Mewa On August 17th, 2020 the Knowledge Equity Lab (KEL) and Open Praxis Forum (OPF) hosted the Centre for Critical Development Studies (CCDS) 2020 Thesis Award Winners Sana Najafi and Alyssa Esparaz to discuss reflexivity and positionality in their role as students and practitioners of International Development.  The agenda for the discussion was as follows:  Land Acknowledgement  …

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