Webinar: Towards Knowledge Democracy
The purpose of the webinar is to provide different perspectives on the movement towards knowledge democracy and a space for creative exchange among those interested in learning more about the topic
Towards Knowledge Democracy
25 May 15 - 18 (central European time)
There is a movement towards knowledge democracy striving to make research and science more open, responsive to needs like sustainability and equality, as well as more inclusive and democratic in its operation. It is manifested in research approaches like participatory and action research as well as different trends in ideologies of science and its role in revitalizing democracy in today´s knowledge society. How understand and conceptualize knowledge democracy? What is the character of the movement?
The purpose of the webinar is to provide different perspectives on the movement towards knowledge democracy and a space for creative exchange among those interested in learning more about the topic and engaging in the movement.
15.00 Introduction and aim of Webinar. Working towards knowledge democracy in Swedish PAR Community (SPARC). Erik Lindhult, Mälardalen University and SPARC (Swedish Participatory Action Research Community)
15.15 Knowledge Democracy, and the Decolonisation of knowledge. Budd Hall, UNESCO and University of Victoria
15.40 Towards knowledge democracy. A praxis perspective. Olav Eikeland, Oslo Metropolitan University
16.15 Towards knowledge democracy. A sustainability and industrial perspective. Anna Sannö, Volvo
16.50 Towards knowledge democracy. Action research & practitioner research perspective. Lonnie Rowell, ARNA (Action Research of the Americas) and Social Publishers Foundation
17.20 Creative exchange in smaller groups
17.45 Reflection and Summing up
Cecilia Bjursell, centrumledare på Encell, samtalar med Charlotte Petersson, Malmö universitet, om interaktiv forskning.
Cecilia Bjursell samtalar med Per-Erik Ellström, Linköpings universitet, och Göran Brulin, Tillväxtverket, om samverkan och interaktiv forskning.