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.
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.
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:00
Online. The event is free
The Open University Economics Seminar Series is honoured to host the First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford and Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt as they discuss the Welsh basic income pilot for people leaving care. The event will be introduced and chaired by Rajiv Prabhakar.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:00
Online via MS Teams
Professor Janine Dahinden will be critically reflecting on the notion of migration drawing on her work on de-migranticization technologies. The online seminar is organised by OU Migration, Centre for Global Challenges and Social Justice (GCSJ) and Open Psychology Research Centre. The seminar will be chaired by Professor Umut Erel, Director of the Centre for Global Challenges and Social Justice.
Monday, November 28, 2022 - 10:00 to 11:00
We discuss some of Dr Gordon's most important work, exploring what motivates her to conduct her research and what she has sought to achieve. Dr. Faith Gordon is the Deputy Associate Dean for Research, and Associate Professor of Criminology with the Australian National University, ANU College of Law.
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 13:00 to Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 17:00
Virtual Conference, The Open University
In this third edition of the Eco-creativity conference, we invite interdisciplinary, empirical, and ethnographic approaches to understanding the role of arts and creative industries in delineating new ‘emotional landscapes’ of the climate and ecological crises.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 13:00 to 14:30
Online. The event is free
Olena Borodyna, Senior Transition Risk Analyst from the Overseas Development Institute and Basani Baloyi from the Institute for Economic Justice in South Africa will discuss the challenges posed in the climate–security nexus.
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 09:45 to Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 19:00
In the not-too-distant past, graduates specialising in the study of Nietzsche’s philosophy were relatively rare. Now we are many. Yet, post-pandemic, there are fewer opportunities to present and discuss our research. The graduate community of Nietzsche scholars at The Open University invites graduate researchers with an interest in this subject to submit papers for our OU Online Graduate Conference on Nietzsche.
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 13:30 to 17:30
The two international interdisciplinary workshops that examine dwellings and the ways in which the past resonates in and through them.
Monday, July 18, 2022 - 10:00 to Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 17:00
Bedford Room, RHUL, 11 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RE or Online via MS Teams
Bringing together minority-led scholars from Europe, East Asia and the US, this conference specifically aims to address Western classical music performed by minorities, especially East Asians.