To wind up five years of research on the social economy in Canada, the Canadian Social Economy Hub is pleased to announce a final series of three telelearning sessions scheduled for the end of November. The three unique but interrelated sessions present the depth of research produced by the regional and national nodes, drawing on three ebooks that are soon to be published on the following subjects:
- Community-University Partnerships
November 25, 2011 at 12pm Eastern Time (9am Pacific Time)
How are communities and universities partnering together to advance the social economy? What models exist for these kinds of partnerships? This session will present lessons from the six years of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships by the co-editors of the new book, Community-University Research Partnerships: Reflections on the Canadian Social Economy Experience
Peter Hall, Associate Professor in the Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University, and Chair, CCEDNet Research Advisory Committee
Ian MacPherson, Principal Investigator and Co-Director of the Canadian Social Economy Hub.
Moderator: Michael Toye, Executive Director of the Canadian CED Network
- A Thematic Analysis of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships
November 29, 2011 at 12pm Eastern Time (9am Pacific Time)
Close to 400 products were generated through the various research projects coming out of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships (CSERP). In this session, the co-authors of a new book analysing the major research themes present key findings from the most prominent research topics.
Joy Emmanuel, co-op developer, researcher, and CED practitioner living at OUR Ecovillage on Vancouver Island in British Columbia,
Matthew Thompson, knowledge mobilization specialist with the Canadian CED Network.
Moderator: Ian MacPherson, Principal Investigator and Co-Director of the Canadian Social Economy Hub.
- Public Policy and the Social Economy
December 1, 2011 at 12pm Eastern Time (9am Pacific Time)
Over the five years of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships, public policy emerged as a significant theme. Drawing upon the findings of Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships (CSERP) reports, this session will review the key public policy issues for the development of the social economy and look ahead to the policy recommendations that could further stimulate the growth of the sector.
Rupert Downing, Executive Director of the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria and Co-Director of the Canadian Social Economy Research Hub
Moderator: Jorge Sousa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, and Co-Chair, CSEHub Public Policy Committee
All calls will last 1 hour with opportunities for questions and discussion. Connection information will only be provided to those who register. To ensure you receive this information make sure to register at least 2 days in advance of the telelearning session.
These sessions will be in English.
Limited number of spaces available – Register soon!