Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:00 to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 17:00
The Museum of the Order of Saint John, St John’s Gate, St John’s Lane Clerkenwell London, EC1M 4DA
In 2020, The Open University’s interdisciplinary Spaces and Places conference will address the theme of ‘Courtly Encounters’ by exploring instances of cultural exchange that shaped the day-to-day and extraordinary experiences of court life. CFP is open.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 20, 2020 - 17:00
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London
OU English researchers will headline a 2-day conference, ‘The Reader in the Book: Books, Reading and Libraries in Fiction’, at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House London, on 19-20 March 2020.
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.
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 09:00 to 17:00
University College London
Children on the move: Unsettling narratives of care, childhood, and the migration ‘crisis’: A joint symposium between The Open University and UCL. CFP is open.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 17:30 to 19:00
Room 243, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London
The Open University History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) Research Group with the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, co-organise 2019-2020 annual joint seminar series: ‘Reading and Wellbeing’.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Southwark Room, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Dr Umut Erel, Senior Lecturer in Sociology is to highlight the role of research in strengthening solidarity between people with different experiences when she speaks at the Tate Modern.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 16:30 to 17:30
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
“The Bottom Line is Winning Elections” : Reflections on the History of the British Conservative Party.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 09:30 to Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 17:30
Walton Hall, The Open University, MK7 6AA
The Open University’s Music Department is delighted to be hosting the 2020 BFE/RMA research students’ conference. Open to postgraduates studying in the UK or abroad, the conference provides an opportunity for research students to meet together in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, to gain experience of the conference environment (as listeners, participants, and chairs), to present and to hear papers, to take part in workshops, and to gain insights into the profession.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:00
Moir/Dyer/Simpson Room, The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN
Want to learn more about how to identify the evidences of reading in printed texts? Want to contribute your own thoughts and experiences of reading to our new European research project, READ-IT? If the answer is yes, or you are just curious to find out more, join Dr Shafquat Towheed, Dr Francesca Benatti and Dr Sally Blackburn-Daniels for this free READ-IT public engagement workshop.
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30
BP Lecture Theatre, The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG
A study day at the British Museum in association with Classical Studies at The Open University in which British Museum and guest speakers will give lectures and talks on various aspects of Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds.
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:00 to Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 18:00
Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London
Join the picturing climate project to explore the impact of climate change on livelihoods around the world through the lens of arts and humanities.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:30 to 13:30
Ulster Museum Belfast, Botanic Gardens, 8 Stranmillis Road, BT9 5AB
As part of The Open University’s 50th anniversary celebrations, you are invited to come stitch with us! Belfast is a patchwork of neighbourhoods and communities, and at this informal, beginner-friendly event you will help hand-stitch a textile map of the city.
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay CF10 5AL
After holding Sold Out events at The Open University offices of Edinburgh, London and Belfast, we head to Cardiff for a day of writing and publishing advice from authors and industry professionals.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:30
Library Seminar Room 6, The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
Join us in The Open University Library Seminar Room 6 for the launch of the Gender and Otherness in the Humanities (GOTH) Research Centre.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00
Berrill Lecture Theatre The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, Paul Lawrence, Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, will deliver his inaugural lecture how a historical approach to criminal justice contributes to contemporary understandings of crime and justice.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00
NCVO, REGENTS WHARF, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
The Open University will be hosting an afternoon event in London for teachers and museum educators on the challenges and opportunities of teaching Art History from a global perspective.
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:45 to 17:00
Room 246 (2nd floor), Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU
On 14 October, Members of The Open University’s History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) Research Collaboration Dr Shafquat Towheed and Dr Sally Blackburn-Daniels will be running a joint event with the International Vernon Lee Society (IVLS) and colleagues from France, with a demonstration of new digital project on Vernon Lee’s letters, diaries and notebooks.