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Nov 18

Off the Grid: Lost and Found in Milton Keynes

Saturday, November 18, 2017 -

10:30 to 19:00

Milton Keynes Gallery Project Space and Milton Keynes Theatre 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 3QA

In the city’s 50th anniversary year, a day of family activities brings together leading FASS researchers to uncover and share it’s cultural life, including a literary treasure hunt, writing workshop, film, photograps, theatre, music, literary walking tours and public talks.

Nov 10

Crime, Policing and Technology in the 20th Century Seminar

Friday, November 10, 2017 -

10:30 to 16:00

The Open University, Library (Seminar Rooms 1 & 2), Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

On Friday 10th November 2017, the International Centre for the History of Crime, Policing and Justice at the Open University will be hosting the next in its regular seminar series.  Four papers will be presented; programme details are given on the booking form.

International Conference: Connecting Communities

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00 to Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 17:00

Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

The Open University in collaboration with The University of Greenwich and The University of York are pleased to host an international multidisciplinary conference looking at how participatory and creative research methods create a space for exploring, sharing and documenting processes of belonging and place-making that is crucial to understanding migration, citizenship and belonging.

Nov 2

Fragments by Laura Swift and Russell Bender

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -

19:30 to 21:00

Old Fire Station Theatre, 40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ

Fragments is a work-in-progress performance inspired by the surviving scraps of papyrus

Oct 27

Training for using participatory theatre and walking methods in social research

Friday, October 27, 2017 -

09:30 to 17:30

Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

This workshop addresses the UK social science community's need to gain a better understanding of how participatory action research (PAR) approaches engage marginalised groups in research as co-producers of knowledge. The workshop combines methodological and practical experience of walking methods, participatory theatre methods and how we might combine them.

Oct 11

Forging Europe: Vichy France and the origins of the European Union

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -

18:30 to 20:00

LSE campus, venue TBC to ticketholders

Hosted by LSE IDEAS and The Open University, in this lecture, Luc-André Brunet explains continuities from the wartime Vichy regime to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the forerunner to today’s European Union, and what this means for current debates about Europe.

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