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NEXT CONFERENCE

Learning Democracy by Doing - Alternative Practices in Citizenship Learning and Participatory Democracy


October 16-18, 2008
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Canada

Note: Deadline for abstract submission is extended to March 2, 2008


This conference, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Transformative Learning Centre at OISE/UT, will provide a space for mutual learning and critical reflection about innovative and inspiring international initiatives. The conference will take place in Toronto, one of the most diverse cities in the world, and it will build on Canadian experiences in social action learning and participatory democracy, including indigenous models of democratic self-governance, the Antigonish Movement of Nova Scotia, the Citizens Forum, the Citizens Assemblies in British Columbia and Ontario, the Practicing Democracy initiative in Vancouver, and the emerging participatory budgeting initiatives in municipalities, public housing units and schools.

en español

For more information about this event or how to submit an abstract, read more


Rekindling Indigenous Spirit
May 14-21, 2008 in Ireland

Read about the journey here (pdf). For more information, contact Eimear O'Neill at eoneill@oise.utoronto


PAST CONFERENCES

May 2, 2007
Remembering Freire, Reinventing Freire: A half-day conference and dialogue on the 10th anniversary of the death of Paulo Freire.
Take a look at the Program

April 20-22, 2007
Second Spirit Matters Gathering: One Earth Community - Sharing Our Stories.
Transformative Learning Centre, OISE/University of Toronto

May 19-20, 2006
Body and Spirit: A Symposium on Embodied Knowing
A gathering with participatory workshops and discussions focusing on embodied knowing presented by the TLC.
Visit our NEW Body and Spirit Symposium Webpage!

June 9-12, 2005
Grassroots Peacebuilding in Action and Dialogue
Transformative Learning Centre, OISE/University of Toronto

May 13-16, 2004
Spirit Matters: Wisdom Traditions and the "Great Work"

October 17-19, 2003
Lifelong citizenship learning, participatory democracy and social change:
Local and global perspectives conference

November 1-4, 2001
Multiple Currents
Expanding the Boundaries of Transformative Learning. 4th International Conference on Transformative Learning.