Vivek Venkatesh, PhD, is a filmmaker, musician, curator and applied learning scientist whose research and research-creation programs focus on community resilience and pluralism through a resolutely public pedagogical approach. Vivek holds the UNESCO co-Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism and serves as co-director of the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance at Concordia University in Montréal, where he is Full Professor of Inclusive Practices in Visual Arts and Chair of the Department of Art Education. He has been awarded close to $8.9 million (CAD) in external funding as principal or co-principal investigator, has published and presented nearly 70 peer-reviewed scholarly pieces, as well as curated and performed at over 25 festival, art installation and concert events.
International Symposium on Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education
Dialogue & Emancipation