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International Conference on “University Leadership for Integrating Knowledge Diversity for Sustainability”

Sub-themes: Regenerating Social Science with (1) Locally Relevant (Indigenous) Knowledge Systems and (2) Sustainability Principles

Dates: October 5-7, 2012

Venue: AlBukhary International University, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia (www.aiu.edu.my)

Conference organisers: AiU and Multiversity

Suppported by Ministry for Higher Education, Malaysia/AKEPT – Higher Education Leadership Training Academy

Call for Papers and Presentations:

The International Conference on “University Leadership for Integrating Knowledge Diversity for Sustainability” scheduled for October 2012 is taking place at a most turbulent time in the lives of universities and higher education.

Several universities have been seriously considering disassociating themselves progressively from decades-long dependence on imported Western academic frameworks and to replace these with more productive interactions with diverse knowledge traditions including local or indigenous knowledge available within local, regional and national arenas. In contrast with Western knowledge frameworks, local knowledge systems carry inbuilt sustainability features. Read the rest of this entry »

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7 Jun 2012

Knowledge Diversity for Sustainability

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