This is Manish Jain's plenary talk at the Economics of Happiness conference, held in Portland, Oregon in February 2015.
Localizing Knowledge, Decolonizing Our Minds
Shikshantar participated in the Economics of Happiness conference in Byron Bay (Australia), Berkeley, California, New York, Portland, Oregon, Bangalore (India) and Florence (Italy). Check out these excellent videos on localization and Swaraj from the conference. Shikshantar is working with Helena Norberg Hodge and localisation activists around the world on building the International Alliance for Localisation.
Manish Jain is a leading critic of the "hidden curriculum" of modern compulsory education, and the founder of Shikshantar, The Peoples' Institute f