The Chulalongkorn University Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) is an opportunity for young researchers, activists, and practitioners to interact with recipients of the Right Livelihood Award.
✅ The Right Livelihood Award is often referred to as the “alternative Nobel Prize”.
💥 The four partners below are a powerful force who together founded the Well-being Studies Programme, an academia-civil society platform for action-research and transformative learning. — with Royal University of Bhutan, Right Livelihood Award: The ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, Chulalongkorn University and The Right Livelihood College.
CURLS 2018 contents 4 modules
Module I: Chulalongkorn University: academia – Civil Society Dialogue
Module II: Chiang Dao – The Art of Healing
Module III: Chiang Dao – Participatory Action Research with Karen Community
Module IV: Chulalongkorn University – Synthesis, Presentations and Future Design
CURLS 2018 will start in Bangkok at the green city-campus of Chulalongkorn University. The campus provides a platform for critical academic analysis and new impulses for civil society impact; followed by an excursion to a rural area of interest.
This year the excursion brings the group to the Chiang Dao region, 70 km Chiang Mai city, Northern of Thailand. It is a region of limestone mountains and protected forests – the original territory of indigenous people. Here Seven Arts Inner Place of art therapist Anupan Pluckpankhajee and the Makhampom art and theatre centre are situated offering challenging perspectives on self-education, social healing, reconnection with Mother Earth and advocacy for Earth Rights. CURLS participants will conduct action-research and stay overnight in a Karen community, an original indigenous people with roots in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.
After this experiential learning journey CURLS 2018 participants return to the Bangkok area to prepare for project presentations during the final session at the Chulalongkorn University campus also including the Sombath Somphone public lecture.
Locations: Chulalongkorn University (CU), Bangkok; Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai province; final project presentations at CU campus, Bangkok.
Course Fee: 700 US$ – 600 euro – 22,000 Baht including all local expenses for 15 days.
For more information and registration:
Facebook page: CURLS Summer School
Contact persons: Narumon Paiboonsittikun and
DRAFTED SCHEDULE of CURLS Summer School 2018 DOWNLOAD HERE!! Schedule for CURLS 2018
**** The whole programme will be conducted in English.****
Deadline for application: June 15th, 2018