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Action Learning, Action Research News and Activities - September 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 2023 Conference - Transforming Business for Good

The 2023 conference of EURAM (European Academy of Management) will be held at the Trinity Business School, Trinity College in Dublin (Ireland) from 14 until 16 June 2023. 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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ISA

International Sociological Association

The ISA is holding its next World Congress in Melbourne Australia on 25 June to 1 July 2023. One of the large number of streams is Action-Research for Participation and Empowerment.

 

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Lowitja Institute

The Lowitja Institute announced the 3rd International Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference 2023 on 14-16 June 2023, and the release of the Indigenous Nation Building and the Political Determinants of Health and Wellbeing Discussion Paper.

Lowitja Institute

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Martha Farrell Awards

Martha Farrell Foundation

The Martha Farrell Foundation will hold the 6th Annual Martha Farrell Award Ceremony on 19 November 2022. See here for details.

 

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PRIA

PRIA International Academy has announced several new online and blended learning courses in 2022 and 2023, including Measuring Development: Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment, Doing Research with People International Perspectives on Participatory Research, and Social Accountability and Civic Engagement. The courses for 2022 usually are six-weeks long, commencing in October through to March next year.

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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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World Conference on Qualitative Research

The 7th World Conference on Qualitative Research (WCQR2023) will be held from 25th to 27th January 2023 in the Algarve (Portugal) and online.

WCQR is an annual event that brings together researchers, academics, and professionals, promoting the sharing of knowledge, new perspectives, experiences, and innovations in the field of Qualitative Research. Each edition brings together researchers from 30+ countries, world-renowned authors, and research groups sharing their experiences in the field, making the WCQR one of the most relevant platforms for discussing and disseminating the best scientific production in QR.

The organising committee invites research teams to submit Panel Discussion Proposals, and has call for papers closing 30 September 2022.

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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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