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Jul 26

Home? IF: Milton Keynes

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 15:30 to 17:30

The Arabian Tent Festival Central Campbell Park Milton Keynes MK9 4AD

Home? is an open-forum ideas lab intended to inspire, challenge and provoke. Facilitated by Agnes Czajka (Open University) with the participation of artist and filmmaker Richard DeDomenici, Home? will reflect on, and preview some of the themes and questions raised by the making of The Democratic Set Milton Keynes, by Back to Back Theatre.

Jul 17

The inaugural lecture of Professor Derek Matravers, 'Should we risk lives to save history?'

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:45

Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

The dilemma of how to protect culture and heritage in war zones, while making human life a priori

Jun 29

Citizenship, Infrastructure and the Postcolonial

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00

The Open University, London 1-11 Hawley Crescent Camden London NW1 8NP

An interdisciplinary symposium is to be held on Friday June 29th at OU Camden looking at ‘Citizenship, Infrastructure and the Postcolonial'. Keynote speaker Nikhil Anand from University of Pennsylvania will be talking about his work on water infrastructures in Mumbai. We are hoping this will be of particular interest to OU colleagues in the Citizen & Governance stream.

The call for papers is still open, so please send in an abstract and/or come along on the day. Please also pass on details to students and colleagues. CFP and registration details are available through this link. The event is free.

Jun 15

The Launch of Culture and Social Psychology Group (CUSP)

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 14:00 to 18:00

The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, NW1 8NP

You are cordially invited to the launch of Culture and Social Psychology (CUSP), a new research nexus stemming from the Open University’s School of Psychology. Alongside director Professor Paul Stenner’s introduction, the launch event will feature talks by Professor Lynne Segal (Birkbeck) and Professor Peter Hegarty (University of Surrey).

Jun 6

Identity & the Identifiable debate

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT

Debate: Identity and the Identifiable

May 22

Who Are We? Tate Exchange

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 18:00

Blavatnik Building, Level 5, Tate Modern, London

Join Counterpoints Arts and The Open University at Who Are We? Tate Exchange for a week of experimental arts production and collective action.

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