Blue Stories: Day 2 of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan

Over the course of three days in October, students, craftspeople and researchers explored indigo from a variety of perspectives, as a methodological and pedagogical tool to surpass borders based on territorial, temporal and disciplinary categories in higher education. This methodology workshop, organised by the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) in association with HaB and … Continue reading Blue Stories: Day 2 of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan

Blue Stories: Glimpses of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan, Day 1

Over the course of three days in October, students, craftspeople and researchers explored indigo from a variety of perspectives, as a methodological and pedagogical tool to surpass borders based on territorial, temporal and disciplinary categories in higher education. This methodology workshop, organised by the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) in association with HaB and … Continue reading Blue Stories: Glimpses of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan, Day 1

Snapshots from Taipei: HaB at the Taipei National University of the Arts

In preparation for the HaB Methodology Workshop, Indigo Traditions and Itineraries, which is to take place on 26–27 October, members of the HaB network have arrived in Taiwan. Here are a few snapshots of their first day at TNUA, taken by academic director Aarti Kawlra.   Some scenes from the Shilin Night Market:   All … Continue reading Snapshots from Taipei: HaB at the Taipei National University of the Arts

Teaching the Neighbourhood: Notes from the Methodology Workshop

Last Thursday, on 30 August, LASPAD in association with Gandiol-based NGO Hahatay conducted a methodology workshop on the theme 'neighbourhood', at the Aminata Cultural Centre in Gandiol, Senegal. The workshop was attended by around 20 participants. Introduction The session began with a few words from Abdourahmane Seck (Gaston Berger University) and Médoune Diop (Hahatay), thanking … Continue reading Teaching the Neighbourhood: Notes from the Methodology Workshop

Teaching the Neighbourhood: A Methodology Workshop in Gandiol, Senegal

A Humanities across Borders (HaB) Methodologies Workshop in Senegal organised by LASPAD, Gaston Berger University in association with Hahatay son Risas de Gandiol (Hahatay, the smile of Gandiol)   30 August, 2018 at the Aminata Cultural Centre, Gandiol About Universities are confronted with a double challenge in relation to communities. On the one hand, they seem isolated … Continue reading Teaching the Neighbourhood: A Methodology Workshop in Gandiol, Senegal

The Cotton Spring: Revisiting the Guwahati Workshop

Rakhee Kalita Moral, the principal investigator in the project India's Northeast: Where Women Make Up Another Tribe, revisits the HaB workshop on Feminist Methodologies that took place in April this year for the IIAS newsletter.  The two-and-a-half-day workshop was “a liberating exercise”, as one women’s studies scholar and teacher remarked, filled with lively conversations with … Continue reading The Cotton Spring: Revisiting the Guwahati Workshop

Indigo Traditions and Itineraries: Towards a Syllabus for Humanities across Borders

A Humanities across Borders (HaB) Methodologies Workshop at Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA), Taiwan, organized in association with IIAS. October 25-27, 2018 Indigo was the ‘cross-over’ color par excellence: from the Orient to the European ruling classes, from a color-filled world of the wealthy and the churches in the West until the late … Continue reading Indigo Traditions and Itineraries: Towards a Syllabus for Humanities across Borders

Community Knowledge and a Pan-African Curriculum: Notes from the Methodology Workshop

12 June, 2018 The Methodology Workshop under the Mobilities of Grassroots Pan-Africanism project took off today in Takoradi, in the Western region of Ghana. In his opening address, Dr. Kojo Opoku Aidoo said this workshop is a historic and pioneering one. It seeks to generate community knowledge in the production of curricula. He pointed out that the rationale behind … Continue reading Community Knowledge and a Pan-African Curriculum: Notes from the Methodology Workshop