Imagining the Future of Island Knowledge

How is island knowledge created and communicated, and is island(er) knowledge different from the knowledge that is created on mainlands. In a report that includes other examples of knowledge mobilization, Jim Randall and colleagues address some of these questions. This research was supported and published by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada … Read more

Island Insights series – How Islands are Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jim Randall is co-editing this series of reports from leading experts on islands around the world. Check out how islands have experienced the pandemic, and how island governments have responded. Most importantly, how is this affecting their ability or willingness to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Jim Randall co-editing new series documenting island experiences with COVID-19

Together with Francesco Sindico at the University of Strathclyde, I have had the pleasure of co-editing a series of reports or vignettes on how various islands of the world are experiencing COVID-19. Bringing together experts from more than 24 islands, these short reports summarize the “statistics” of the pandemic on these islands, what sectors or … Read more

Jim Randall’s Presentation at Growth and Resilience Dialogue on St. Kitts

Dr. Jim Randall gives keynote at the 3rd Annual Growth and Resilience Dialogue on island of St. Kitts Mar 14, 2019 | People Dr. Jim Randall, coordinator of the Master of Arts in Island Studies program and UNESCO co-chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, recently gave a keynote address at the 3rd Annual Growth and Resilience Dialogue … Read more