“Curls made me realise how incredible it can be to share a similar platform with people from different country; of diverse age, race, and gender; and with distinct imagination. Curls made me believe in diversity and inspired us walking towards happiness and harmony, together…” – Sanchari Mukhopadhyay, India, CURLS 2017 participant “I was very contented to unfurl the essence of curls which was to devise … Continue reading Why should you join CURLS 2018?
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. … Continue reading WHAT IS GOING TO BE ON CURLS 2018? II
CURLS aims to inspire towards creative leadership for social, inner and global transformation. CURLS 2018 July 21st – August 4th with public lectures Saturday July 21st and Thursday August 2nd, 2018. The Chulalongkorn University Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) is hosted by Sulak Sivaraksa, Right Livelihood Award (the “Alternative Nobel Prize”) laureate 1995; with public lecture and workshop by: Nnimmo Bassey, Nigeria, Africa, Right Livelihood … Continue reading WHAT IS GOING TO BE ON CURLS 2018?? I
We are delighted to invite 24 participants around the globe to take a journey with us towards social, inner, and global transformation under the theme ‘Healing the Earth, Healing Society, Healing Self.” 🌼 There are many ways to change the existing conditions that we are living in. Join us to learn more about the art of healing and how you can make change happen. ⚡ … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018 is now OPEN for REGISTRATION!
The 2017 CURLS group was filled with a dynamic mix of young adults who came from all over the world united in a common school of thought: Right Livelihood. Many strong relationships and networks were formed between people with diverse cultures and educational backgrounds, and these relationships are part of the reason why CURLS 2017 was a life-changing and unforgettable experience for the group and … Continue reading CURLS 2017 programme overview video
The Asian Journey- From Empire to Earth Pilgrim Empire The crowded cacophony of Bangkok Mean and miserable faces Seem strange and unforgiving Hurrying towards the next chemical cake or caffeine fix The traffic is suffocating The noise overwhelming I disappear in the Seven Eleven glare Manufactured food and manufactured lives The smell of effluent seeps from the sidewalks The many dogs sleep in the coolness … Continue reading The Asian Journey- From Empire to Earth Pilgrim by Francis Rothery
When I first saw the advertisement about the summer school programme on Right Livelihoods I was drawn into the caption, ‘People Planet Partnership’. After series of emails on my interest for this programme, I was granted a partial scholarship from the organisers at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, Royal University of Bhutan and…..I was elated to be part of an international summer school programme. It was … Continue reading CURLS 2017 Journey Memo