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IKD organises a wide range of events, including workshops, seminars and public lectures, and is proud to support the annual International Development Seminar Series, hosted by DPP, which covers a broad range of themes and attracts a large and varied audience.

You can view previous seminars on our podcast page.



  • Research Match-Making and Introduction to HEIF

    14 December 2016, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

    The event will provide an informal opportunity to learn more about the work of colleagues and to identify and explore synergies. There will also be a brief presentation on the Higher Education Innovation Fund.

  • Illuminations: Margaret Archer

    15 December 2016, 15:30 - 16:30
    Christadoulou (Central) Meeting Room (CMR1), Open University, Milton Keynes

    Illuminations is a series of informal talks on a range of key theorists within the social sciences. A short presentation is followed by general discussion, and all are welcome to attend.

  • Open IDEAS: Speed Networking

    11 January 2017, 09:30 - 12:30
    Juniper and Medlar Suite, OU, Milton Keynes

    A new series of speed-networking events from the OU's Research & Academic Strategy Office and the SRA in International Development and Inclusive Innovation.

  • Rights, Riots and Realities in Global Higher Education

    11 January 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar presented by Dr Jo Beall (British Council).

  • Illuminations: Edith Penrose

    19 January 2017, 15:30 - 16:30
    Christadoulou (Central) Meeting Room (CMR1), Open University, Milton Keynes

    Illuminations is a series of informal talks on a range of key theorists within the social sciences. A short presentation is followed by general discussion, and all are welcome to attend.

  • Open IDEAS: Speed Networking

    8 February 2017, 09:30 - 12:30
    Juniper and Medlar Suite, OU, Milton Keynes

    The second in a series of speed-networking events from the OU's Research & Academic Strategy Office and the SRA in International Development and Inclusive Innovation.

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: EthniCity, DiverCity and Urban Development in La Paz, Bolivia and Quito, Ecuador

    22 February 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar presented by Dr Philipp Horn (OU), who will explore the barrier to development in Latin America represented by the 'urban indigenous'.

  • Open IDEAS: Speed Networking

    12 April 2017, 09:30 - 12:30
    Juniper and Medlar Suite, OU, Milton Keynes

    The third in a series of speed-networking events from the OU's Research & Academic Strategy Office and the SRA in International Development and Inclusive Innovation.