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Mar 7

International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 17:00

Senate House, London, with evening events taking place at Club Inégales, London

Co-organised by Open University Staff Tutor Laura Hamer, the International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference examiners women's work in conducting and other forms of musical leadership (understood in its broadest possible sense). The event has been timed to coincide with International Women's Day 2019 (7-9 March), and is taking place in London.

Mar 12

OpenTALKS: Richard Marsden ‘National Histories and National Identities; British Devolution Past and Future’

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

Yr Hen Lyfrgell, Working Street, The Hayes, The Open University in Wales, Cardiff CF10 1BH

Lecture 3 imageIn this talk, Dr Richard Marsden will explore how changing ideas about the past have contributed to the unprecedented existential challenges now facing the British state.

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 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.

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