The OU is taking part in the 2019 Imagine Festival. It's the fifth year of the Imagine! Festival of Ideas and Politics where politics and the arts combine to bring you a unique way of imagining the future of the great city of Belfast.
On Tuesday 19 February, the Festival was launched by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, and Dr Frances Morton spoke about the OU's contribution, alongside other festival participants.
The Festival will run from Monday 25 - Sunday 31 March at venues across Belfast. For the full programme of events, please click here.
This year range of Open University academics will be delivering talks to new audiences - topics from Trump to hyenas in petticoats.
Reading about conflict Dr Shaf Towheed
Monday 25 March - Café on the Square - 18:00-19:30
What can Trump teach us about bullying and manipulation? Dr Karen Hagan
Tuesday 26 March - Crumlin Rd Gaol - 18:00-19:15
Dead bodies, live minds Hugh McFaul
Wednesday 27 March - The Oh Yeah Music Centre - 18:00-19:30
Frankenstein and the hyena in petticoats Dr Alex Barber
Thursday 28 March - The Grand Opera House - 17:00 - 18.30