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Live Talk at IF: MK International Festival - Gaia, Sacred Earth

15th July 2021

Prof Shonil Bhagwat will give a short lecture followed by a dialogue with British artist Luke Jerram, creator of Gaia, on the topic of Gaia, Sacred Earth, asking if the ways in which we map, represent, talk about, and even talk to the Earth, can change the unsustainable ways in which we relate to our planet.

Time to Think: Open University Journeys in British and Irish prisons, 1972–2000

23rd February 2021

Drawing upon the archive’s visual and audio materials, this presentation will discuss the importance of the project in capturing educational journeys and stories of the past which highlight contested spaces and political identities, as well as illustrating that the collection provides an important resource in the present and future.

Speaker: Philip O’Sullivan and Gabi Kent (Open University)

An Introduction to the Arctic – A British Museum collaboration

19th November 2020

Join the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) for a free event on November 19th in collaboration with the British Museum; the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge; and the Natural Environment Research Council Arctic Office.

Best practices to recruit and retain woman in tech - lessons from India

16th October 2020

The panel discussion will reflect on the best practices learned from India to recruit and retain women in tech. The panellists will reflect on the findings published from Gender, Skilled Migration and IT project (GSM-IT).  The speakers will share what they have learned from the published findings, how they have used the findings to change their practice, and how they might use the findings in the future.

Open Space Seminar: Liberal Violence & the Racial Borders of the EU

23rd June 2020

Open Space Seminar: Liberal Violence and the Racial Borders of the European Union - Dr Arshad Isakjee (Geography, University of Liverpool)

Student Hub Live

10th June 2019

George Kinder on Life Planning, Mindfulness, and A Golden Civilization

Student Hub Live

10th June 2019

Moving on and summer study

What can the UK learn from India to bridge the IT skills gap?

20th March 2018

This breakfast meetup, will outline lessons the UK can learn from India’s successes in bridging the IT skills gap. This event is organised by GSM-IT (Gender, skilled migration and IT: a comparative study of India and the UK Research Project funded by Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) (UK))

Space, Power and Vision: Advanced Postgraduate Methods in Geographical Research

11th November 2016

This Day School will be of interest to qualitative researchers in Arts and Humanities in Social Sciences interested in space, power and the future of visual methods.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Humanities Teaching

9th November 2016

The first event in the Digital Humanities in Practice 2016/17 seminar series will feature 

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