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The Conversation: Weaving is helping strengthen ancestral knowledge among women and children in Ingapirca, Ecuador

The Conversation: Weaving is helping strengthen ancestral knowledge among women and children in Ingapirca, Ecuador

In the remote Andean community of El Cisne in Ingapirca, Ecuador, one of the first things you’ll notice is children’s laughter. In a courtyard, women gather with their children to trace ancestral knowledge and memories — and they do this using wool.

IN THE MEDIA: On Thinking in a War

IN THE MEDIA: On Thinking in a War

Of all philosophers, only a woman speaks out decisively against tyranny, totalitarianism and war. Hannah Arendt advanced reading, studying, writing, and speaking of world events to develop a discerning form of political philosophical judgment. Witness is critical to Arendt's engagement of current and political events.

IN THE MEDIA: Black scientists won't stay in Canada without equitable research funding, experts say

IN THE MEDIA: Black scientists won't stay in Canada without equitable research funding, experts say

The system for granting federal research funding in Canada fails to give Black scientists the support they need to optimize their work, professors and researchers say. Not providing that stability for researchers may result in a brain drain to other countries, says Lawrence Goodridge, who has worked in the U.S. and Canada. He said one common criterion for determining who gets grant funding in Canada is if a candidate demonstrates leadership or has received grants before.