Last week I attended the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship's Research Colloquium for the first time. A big thanks goes out to Alex Nicholls for inviting me. As a social innovation thinker empirically rooted in the UK and India, it was fascinating to learn from other scholars from around the world (some of whom were also practitioners). … Continue reading social enterprise, social capital & the university
I'm using this blog to do the inelegant thing of thinking through a research project, so bear with me for a while. What I've come to realise over the past few months - spanning our research project into faith-based social action and time in Mumbai - is that social innovation can happen at any time, … Continue reading social innovation ecologies
My memory's vague on this, but I think I was describing the backlash as multiculturalism as "Powellite majoritarianism". Suitably disgusted with this inelegant turn of phrase, my PhD supervisor turned away from me, clicked his tongue, and taunted me with a lengthy silence. "Never be an academic, Pathik," he finally said. "We have to be … Continue reading Academics: public intellectuals in a digital age?