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Mar 21

Baron Thyssen Centre Lunchtime Seminar

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

Seminar Room 4, Library, The Open University, Walton Hall, MK7 6AA

Hosted by The Baron Thyssen Centre for the Study of Ancient Material Religion, Dr Jody Cundy from the University of Oxford will be talking about votive offerings and sanctuaries in ancient Greece.

Apr 2

British Philosophy of Sport Association Conference 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00 to Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00

Trinity College, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BH

British Philosophy of Sport Association Conference 2019 is being hosted by Philosophy Department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Oxford Universities Trinity College.

Apr 3

OpenTALKS: John Slight ‘British Imperialist Visions of Islamic States’

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 16:30 to 17:30

Berrill Lecture Theatre, Walton Hall, The Open University, MK7 6AA

Lecture 4 imageThis talk will explain how Britain’s imperial attempts to manipulate Islam in the nineteenth century ultimately failed.

May 13

IKD-The Open University Research Theme Launch & Panel Discussion

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Room 1, Camden Office, The Open University, Hawley Crescent, NW1 8NP

IKD Research Center at The Open University launches new research theme on "Gender, Social Policy and Policy Responses" with a great Panel Discussion.

May 15

OpenTALKS: Anna Plassart ‘Reimagining Democracy: Lessons from The French Revolution’

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 16:30 to 17:30

KMi Podium, Top Floor, Berrill Building, Walton Hall, The Open University, MK7 6AA

Lecture 5 imageFor many people looking on, France’s descent into violence illustrated the dangers of democratic and populist politics.

Jun 8

How to Get Published: An Event Presented in Partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00

The Open University's Belfast office at 110 Victoria St, Belfast BT1 3GN

Once again, we’re pleased to be partnering with The Writers' and Artists' Yearbook (Bloomsbury Publishing) to bring a day of advice on the writing and publishing process.

Sep 18

Conference: Cultural Heritage and Ethics of War

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 14:00

Homerton College, Cambridge, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH

As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, the academic philosophy conference held in September this year will present a robust account of the status of heritage in war by exploring philosophical work on Cultural Heritage and Ethics of War.

Mar 18

Conference: Heritage in War

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 09:00 to Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 17:00

Loyola University, New Orleans

As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, this interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from a wide range of fields, such as philosophy, international law, heritage studies, archaeology, and the military, to explore issues connected to the protection of heritage in war and conflict.

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