Friday, July 15, 2022 - 10:00 to Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 17:30
Walton Hall, The Open University and Olney Parish Church
The Open University’s Music Department, the Cowper & Newton Museum and Olney Parish Church are delighted to be co-hosting this conference as part of a year-long programme of events to commemorate the 250th anniversary of ‘Amazing Grace’, widely believed to have first been sung at Olney on 1 January 1773.
Friday, July 8, 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.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30
Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody (OU) discusses what we can learn from conflicting reports on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Friday, June 24, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:15
Dr Kevin McSorley (OU) offers a critical inquiry into war and its sensate regimes.
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.
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.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 12:30 to 13:30
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.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 12:30 to 13:30
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.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30
Dr Mark Lamont (OU) discusses medical circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya as a social justice issue (but we don't talk about it).
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 12:30 to 14:00
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.