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We organise a wide range of events, including workshops, seminars and public lectures, and are proud to support the annual International Development Seminar Series, hosted by DPP. You can view previous seminars on our podcast page.



  • MIAG Network: Evidence Café

    7 June 2017, 08:30 - 17:00
    Royal Orchid Azure Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

    The Migration and Inclusive African Growth (MIAG) Network's first Evidence Café will discuss the state of inclusive growth in Africa and the role that migrants play in this.

  • Rethinking Research Partnerships: Evidence and the Politics of Participation in Cross-Sectoral Research Collaborations

    7 June 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar in which Dr Jude Fransman (OU) will explore the relationship between evidence and participation in research partnerships.

  • Journal Publications Workshop

    7 June 2017, 14:00 - 16:30
    Gardiner Offices, OU, Milton Keynes

    Small-group discussion followed by a plenary discussion to help improve the quality of journal submissions, particularly their linkage with theory.

  • Reinventing Environment Research for Global Challenge Impact

    21 June 2017, 10:00 - 16:00
    Michael Young Building Rooms 3-4, OU, Milton Keynes

    A workshop for OU members interested in how they might steer their research towards funding for global challenges around international development.

  • The Queen's English: Development Discourse, UK Development Aid & the Promotion of the English Language

    27 June 2017, 14:00 - 16:00
    Room tbc, OU, Milton Keynes

    By tracing the history of British-funded ELT programmes, this seminar will expose the roots of the inflated claims made in favour of English.

  • Bangladeshis Know How to Keep Their Heads above Water. But Will We Listen?

    28 June 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar presented by Dr Joe Hanlon (OU), who will discuss Bangladesh's response to climate change.

  • Multinational Companies & Sustainable Development in Africa

    29 - 30 June 2017
    Presentation Room, Michael Young Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    An invitation-only workshop to lay the groundwork for a GCRF bid based around a comparative study of British and Chinese non-market strategies in the energy sector.

  • A Vision Thing: African National Development Strategies

    7 July 2017, 11:00 - 16:00
    The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

    The workshop will build a network for a collaborative research bid into vision strategies for African national development.