Title: Immersive Learning and Cultural Action
Date: Wednesday, 29th June 2022
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM Indian Standard Time
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UNESCO Chair holder and IIIM Executive Director has developed and conducted intensives for transformative learning in Australia, Vietnam, South Africa, the Netherlands and India. The focus has been on ’fingers in the dirt’ learning through interdisciplinary case studies and problem solving exercises posed by the host cultural institutions and community groups. Participants who completed various intensives bring their experience to the Heritage Matters webinar series with a focus on the importance of immersive learning for possible cultural actions.
Context: COVID 19 has opened up opportunities to: address inequities in the system to embed sustainable in SDGs/BLM; transform education and workplaces to rebuild the way we do things; rethink leadership as transformative, inclusive and collaborative; scope with immediacy new approaches to climate crisis; and address culture as an integral part of UN Agenda 2030.
Guest Panel: Rae Sheridan, former Director of Education, Queensland Museum, Brisbane; Geronimo Tuzo, Urban Planner, Jamaica and Anant Fellowship, Ahmedabad; and Dr David Odo, Director of Academic and Public Programs, Division Head, and Research Curator at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Host: Professor Dr Amareswar Galla, UNESCO Chair on Inclusive Museums and Sustainable Heritage Development, AnantU, Ahmedabad; Emeritus Faculty at the Australian National University, Canberra; and Chairperson, International Research Network on the Inclusive Museum. (https://onmuseums.com)