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Sep 30

Indigenous responses to climate change for COP26 – visit TOTEM LATAMAT as it tours the UK

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 10:00 to Friday, November 19, 2021 - 17:00

In the lead-up to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow this November, OU Professor of Religious Studies Graham Harvey has partnered with Border Crossings to commission Indigenous Mexican artist Jun Tiburcio to design TOTEM LATAMAT. There are dates and locations you can visit the totem on its journey from London to Glasgow for COP26.

Nov 3

Being a Changemaker, making a difference: an event to launch the Changemakers guide for UK Parliament Week 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:00

Online, via Microsoft Teams

We’re building on our partnership with UK Parliament Week, and the work undertaken so far by ‘Open Politics’, with the launch of a brand new guide to making political and social change. The guide encourages people to engage with the UK Parliament in particular, as well as politics more generally, giving people the essential knowledge and tools needed to make change.

Nov 19

Eco-creativity 2021: Art, Music, Ritual and Global Climate Politics

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 13:00 to 17:00

Virtual Conference, The Open University

This 2021 Conference is hosted by the Religious Studies, Art History, Music and Politics Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at The Open University. Deadline for abstract submission: 30 September 2021

Nov 30

Inaugural Lecture: Children of migration as brokers of 'care'

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:00

Berrill Lecture Theatre, Walton Hall, The Open University, MK6 7AA

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Sarah Crafter will explore what it means for children and young people to be ‘brokers of care’ in the context of migration.

Mar 11

Arts-based Methodologies for Global Challenges Workshop

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 14:00 to 17:00

Virtual event, The Open University

This workshop invites contributions around new teaching and research methodologies which can aid expressive and reflective engagement with contemporary global challenges exacerbated by the climate crisis. CFP is open.

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