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Jun 28

GCSJ seminar series: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: a disinformation primer

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30

Online

Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody (OU) discusses what we can learn from conflicting reports on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Jun 24

GCSJ seminar series: To smell is to kill: sensate regimes of war and martial power

Friday, June 24, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:15

Online

Dr Kevin McSorley (OU) offers a critical inquiry into war and its sensate regimes.

Jun 23

Refugee Week 2022 seminar: Blood and Gold – a journey

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:30 to 13:30

As part of Refugee Week 2022, the Sanctuary Working Group at the OU is hosting three events. In the final session, Mara Menzies explores migration journeys through her award-winning show Blood and Gold.

Jun 22

Economics seminar series: Essential for what? A global social reproduction view on the re-organisation of work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 17:00 to 18:30

Online via MS Teams

This talk explores the concept of essential work using a global feminist social reproduction perspective. Based on research conducted in the first phase of the pandemic, it shows that the meaning of essential work in essential work legislations/classifications is more ambiguous and politicised than it may appear.

Refugee Week 2022 seminar: Identity over time

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 12:30 to 13:30

Online

As part of Refugee Week 2022, the Sanctuary Working Group at the OU is hosting three events, including a digital photographic exhibition of works by amateur and professional Swansea photographers.

Jun 21

Refugee Week 2022 seminar: No Friends but the Mountains

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 12:30 to 13:30

Online

As part of Refugee Week 2022, the Sanctuary Working Group at the OU is hosting three events, starting with a showing of the wonderful short film ‘No Friends but the Mountains’, composed of Kurdish voices and Welsh animation.

Jun 20

GCSJ seminar series: Medical circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya is a social justice issue (but we don't talk about it)

Monday, June 20, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30

Online

Dr Mark Lamont (OU) discusses medical circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya as a social justice issue (but we don't talk about it).

Jun 16

China/Europe and the Changing Global Order seminar series

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 12:30 to 14:00

Online

Join Professor Giles Mohan, Dr. Indrajit Roy and Dr. Nana de Graaff to hear the latest in cutting edge research on how China’s rise is reshaping the global economy, the liberal international order and the meaning of development.

Jun 11

‘Art and Climate Change’ at the Glasgow Science Festival

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 14:00 to Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 14:30

Kelvingrove Museum Education Centre, Glasgow

Find out what happens when two OU art historians join forces with an environmental filmmaker to tell a new kind of history of climate change. 

May 26

Behind the scenes of the BBC & OU’s Art That Made Us: livestream and Q&A

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 13:30 to 14:30

Online

Go behind the scenes of the recent BBC and OU co-production 'Art That Made Us' to discover more about how the show was made and why in this livestream and Q&A.

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