Community Engagement Conference

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[ed:  those of you working in the area of community-higher ed 
collaboration may find this of interest.]

From:  Geoff Woolcock <g.woolcock at staff.uqi.uq.edu.au>

Dr Geoffrey Woolcock
Program Leader, Social Capital & Local Communities
UQ Community Service & Research Centre, Australia
The University of Queensland 
11 Salisbury Road 
Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
Phone: +61 7 3381 1534    Fax: +61 7 3381 1407
Mobile: 0403 606 596
E-mail: g.woolcock at staff.uqi.uq.edu.au
Web: www.uq.edu.au/csrc 
International Conference
Announcing the 2nd International InsideOut Conference on 
Higher Education & Community Engagement.  July 3-5 2003.
Theme: Capital, Community & Citizenship.
Web: www.uq.edu.au/insideout

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Call for Submissions -  

The Second International InsideOut Conference on Higher Education and
Community Engagement will be held at the University of Queensland Ipswich
Campus from the third to the fifth of July 2003.  The theme for the
conference is Charting Uncertainty: Capital, Community and Citizenship.
This is the first call for Papers, Roundtables, Workshops & Case Studies and
Community Narratives.  All proposals should reflect current research and
teaching and learning initiatives and in some way address the theme of the
conference. 

Conference proposals - through papers, workshops or roundtables - are
invited for InsideOut 2003. As a minimum requirement, all Conference
submissions are expected to highlight, either in theory and/or practice,
direct relationships and partnerships between higher education and
communities. All proposals should reflect current research, teaching and
learning initiatives that in some way address the theme of the conference,
Charting Uncertainty: Capital, Community & Citizenship. 

All submissions should use the submission template and arrive by post or
email to insideout at uq.edu.au by the relevent due date. The submission
template may be downloaded. It requires MS Word or a compatible Word
Processor to access.


Papers
First Call Due Date: February 24, 2003
All papers will be peer reviewed by experienced scholars and assessed as to
their suitability for an oral or poster presentation. Proposed papers must
be preceded by the submission of an abstract of no longer than 300 words for
publication prior to the conference and submissions should be received by
5:00pm est February 24, 2003.


Roundtables
First Call Due Date: March 10, 2003
Open and flowing styles are preferred. Roundtable submissions should include
no more than one chair, with a maximum of four expert panellists and should
include one presentation of no longer than 10 minutes, allowing 50 minutes
for discussion from panellists and the floor. Roundtable submissions should
also include an abstract of no longer than 300 words for publication prior
to the conference and submissions should be received by 5:00pm est March 10,
2003.


Workshops & Case-Studies
Due Date: March 31, 2003 
Workshops and case-study submissions are called for in all aspects of
community engagement practice. Workshops should attempt to pose a
significant contemporary question relevant to the conference theme and
include no more than two presenters who would also be expected to act as
facilitators of the workshop. Case studies should include no more than five
presenters and should allow one hour in total for brief presentations and
follow-up questions. Workshop and case-studies submissions should also
include an abstract of no longer than 300 words, indicate if they are
willing to repeat the session if necessary and should be received by 5:00pm
est March 31, 2003.


Community Narratives
Due Date: May 5, 2003
The conference is calling for and will play host to stories of engagement
with universities, business and government from a community perspective.
These will be interspersed among the formal papers, roundtables and
workshops. These narratives will attempt to raise the level of community
voices during the conference and to relate both successes and failures of
community engagement in practice. Community narrative submissions should
include a brief summary of the intended story, the name of the presenter and
any affiliation. The summary should be no longer than 200 words and should
indicate if the presenter is willing to repeat the session if necessary and
should be received by 5:00pm est May 5, 2003.


Key concepts to address in papers

The Scholarship of Engagement 
The Engaged Learner 
The Academic's Role in Community Partnerships Building 
Trusting Relationships 
Knowledge for Its Own Sake - What is Its Place? 
Coalition Building and Public-Private Partnerships 
Community Based Research 
Building Extended Communities of Learning 
Laying the Foundations for a Democratic Society 
Can universities act locally & think globally? 
Higher Education Institutions and Community Capacity Building 
The contribution of higher education to Social Capital 
What are the civic responsibilities of universities and their graduates? 

 
All submissions should be e-mailed to insideout at uq.edu.au 

Conference website: www.uq.edu.au/insideout 

INSIDEOUT | UQ CSRC | QUEENSLAND UNI
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Email: insideout at uq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 3381 1532
Last Updated: 05/Dec/2002
   
 
 
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