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26th June 2018
  • The 8th International Conference of the Popular Education Network (PEN)

    Goedgedacht Farm, Off R46 near, Riebeeck Kasteel, South Africa

    The eighth International Conference of the Popular Education Network (PEN) will take place in South Africa at ‘Goedgedacht Farm’ a rural development programme outside Cape Town, with a pre-conference day on 26 June, at Community House, Salt River, in the City. PEN 2018 invites university-based teachers, researchers, students and activists, particularly from Africa and other countries in the Global South, who share a common interest in popular education. PEN is an international network of university teachers, researchers, students and activists who share a radical understanding of their work as educators and activists. One of the main purposes of PEN is to defend the radical margins of university adult and community education. Bi-annual conferences serve to sustain a sense of solidarity and common purpose. This PEN conference places particular emphasis on the important link between marginalized communities and academics as equal partners in knowledge production and the struggle for meaningful change. Find more information here: http://www.populareducation.co.za/ Short proposals (500 words) for workshops, panels, participatory activities, innovative processes that stimulate dialogue - or brief presentations of papers are invited by 30 January 2018. Please send them to [email protected] with the word ‘proposal’ in the subject line. The theme of the 2018 conference is: Engaging (with) Power

9th September 2018
8th October 2018
  • PATHWAYS final project workshop

    Nairobi, Kenya

    The purpose of the meeting is to bring together lessons from the project’s three years of activities, reflect upon them and communicate them to wider audiences. A public day focusing on communicating project findings and formulating a co-owned strategy for future work will also be organised as part of the workshop.

23rd October 2018
  • 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

    Louis De Geer konsert & kongress 601 81, Norrköping, Sweden


    The 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation aims to highlight, discuss and be inspired by Nordic adaptation solutions.

    The conference welcomes all who work on climate change adaptation, within the fields of science, in local communities, governments and municipal administration, in ministries and national authorities, politics, businesses, industry and NGOs.

    The conference is a meeting place to:

    • exchange ideas of adaptation methods and opportunities across many sectors
    • increase our knowledge of the latest climate science
    • discuss how to integrate solutions for adaptation and mitigation  

    In a series of thematic sessions representatives from all levels of Nordic society will discuss the concrete actions needed to overcome the most important challenges for climate adaptation.

    The conference will be held in English and in Swedish/Norwegian/Danish. 

    See the conference website

    A call for papers by 5 April 2018 can be found here.