CURLS 2019 IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

⭕️CURLS Summer School 2019 is now OPEN for REGISTRATION!⭕️ 🔆We are delighted to invite 24 participants around the globe to explore the notion of Earth Community and the commons, which is a corner stone idea in the process of transformation towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice, under the theme ‘Nature Rights, Global Citizenship And Reclaiming ‘the Commons’: THE RISE OF EARTH TRUSTEESHIP’. . 🏭In a … Continue reading CURLS 2019 IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

Why should you join CURLS 2019? I

Ishanya Anthapur: Ishy (USA)Ishanya Anthapur: Ishy (USA) Ishy is a student intern and CURLS 2018 participant studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University.  Curls 2018 has given me the gift of impetus. While I’ve been a generally knowledgeable citizen about ongoing crises and world issues, I haven’t always been the most active person. At one point in my life I thought, “I do not … Continue reading Why should you join CURLS 2019? I

Why should you join CURLS 2019? II

Ryan Bestre (The Philippines) Ryan currently works for the solar energy company: Solar Pacific and volunteers for Greenpeace as an ecological agriculture campaigner. (Following piece is from a blog written by Ryan as his reflection on module 1 of CURLS 2018) “We have to be angry but humble… We have to fight joyfully.” This statement came from 2010 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Nnimmo Bassey, an … Continue reading Why should you join CURLS 2019? II

Pipope Panitchpakdi

Pipope Panitchpakdi is currently a Deputy Director-General at Thai Public Broadcasting Service. He is also known as a social documentary film maker and a veteran news reporter with emphasis on environmental issue, climate change adaptation in developing countries and social justice.His best known work is about the impact of development projects that are taking place in the Mekong river basin. Pipope is also active as … Continue reading Pipope Panitchpakdi

Suthipand Chirathiwat

Suthiphand Chirathivat is Executive Director, ASEAN Studies Center, and Chairman, Chula Global Network, and emeritus professor of economics at Chulalongkorn University. Until recently, he was Dean, Faculty of Economics, Chairman of the Ph.D. Program in Economics, Chairman of Economics Research Center and Center for International Economics at Chulalongkorn University. Professor Suthiphand previously held a position as Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry … Continue reading Suthipand Chirathiwat

Jaques-Chai Chomthongdi

Jacques-chai Chomthongdi was a Research Associate at Focus on the Global South (www.focusweb.org), a program for development policy research, analysis and action, based in Bangkok.He is also a co-founder and member of FTA Watch (www.ftawatch.org), a network of NGOs, academics, and social movements in Thailand monitoring and coordinating on issues related to bilateral and regional trade negotiations.He is a writer and editorial team member of … Continue reading Jaques-Chai Chomthongdi

CURLS Summer School 2019 is now OPEN for Registration!

We are delighted to invite 24 participants around the globe to explore the notion of Earth Community and the commons, which is a corner stone idea in the process of transformation towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice, under the theme ‘Nature Rights, Global Citizenship And Reclaiming ‘the Commons’: THE RISE OF EARTH TRUSTEESHIP’. In a world with overwhelming globalization, the recognition of the notion of … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2019 is now OPEN for Registration!

Prapart Pintobtaeng

Associate Professor Dr. Prapart Pintobtang is the Director of Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute (CUSRI). He is a passionate organic farmer and his farm is part of a unique area not far from Bangkok where farmers share the art of agriculture in the spirit of “the commons movement”. In 2014 Dr. Prapart co-initated a march from Chiang Mai to Bangkok to promote land reform. He was arrested and … Continue reading Prapart Pintobtaeng

CURLS 2018 REPORT

CURLS 2018 under the theme Healing Earth, Healing Society, Healing Self brought over 24 participants from around the world to the concept of Healing through many different perspectives. The participants discovered that Healing Self is also part of the process that will help them transform our global governance towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice. For more information, please download CURLS 2018 report below: CURLS … Continue reading CURLS 2018 REPORT

Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University is a public research institution based in Bangkok with around 40,000 students. The institution was founded in 1917. That year, King Vajiravudh decided that the former Civil Service College was ready to become a university, naming Chulalongkorn in memorial to his father, the king regarded as having laid the foundations of modern education in Thailand. King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) had the aim of … Continue reading Chulalongkorn University