Wednesday, September 24, 2008

PARTICIPATORY LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND GRASSROOTS PLANNING: FROM KERALA TO LEH

Social Economy Centre Speakers' Series
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
St. George subway station
Room 12-199

Speaker: Dr. Manjula Bharati
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bombay, India

You are invited to a presentation on the micro level planning process in Leh, India, an innovative participatory process influenced by the highly acclaimed People's Plan of Kerala. Dr. Manjula Bharathi, an internationally renowned researcher who participated in both processes of democratic decentralization, will discuss key issues faced by local communities in understanding and articulating their own development problems, and how these can be resolved.

This session will be moderated by Daniel Schugurensky, Transformative Learning Centre, OISE, University of Toronto

Bring your lunch and mug. Water, coffee and tea will be provided. For more information, contact Lisa White at: (416) 978-0022 or secspeaker@oise.utoronto.ca

The event will be broadcast live at the time of the event and we will accept email questions from remote participants. Click here to view the webcast.

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