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Jan 30

Book launch: Global Youth Unemployment: History, Governance and Policy

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:30


Join authors Prof. Nicola Yeates and Prof. Ross Fergusson from the Department of Social Policy and Criminology at the Open University for the launch of their new book, Global Youth Unemployment: History, Governance and Policy. They will be joined by a distinguished panel of academics to discuss some of the key questions and issues the book tackles.

Feb 20

Conference: Multidisciplinary Futures of United Nations Peace Operations

Monday, February 20, 2023 - 09:00 to Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 17:00

The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Sponsored by the BISA Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Working Group and the Centre for Global Challenges and Social Justice at The Open University, the two-day conference seeks to bring together scholars developing new theoretical and empirical research on the future of UN peacekeeping operations. We invite papers, panel and roundtable submissions. The submission deadline is Wednesday 7 December 2022.

Feb 24

GCSJ seminar series: The Political Economy of Patriarchy in the Global South

Friday, February 24, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00


This GCSJ seminar will explore Ece Kocabicak’s new book on ‘The Political Economy of Patriarchy in the Global South’.

Apr 28

GCSJ seminar series: What is the potential of creative practice for building community resilience in flood-prone coastal communities in the UK?

Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00


In this GCSJ seminar, George Revill (OU) and Liza Griffin (UCL) will discuss their recent paper on the potential of creative practices for achieving community resilience in relation to efforts to address flooding in coastal regions of the UK.

Jul 14

GCSJ seminar series: French revolutionary politics in Frankenstein

Friday, July 14, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00


This GCSJ seminar, by Dr Alex Barber, will explore French revolutionary politics in Frankenstein.

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