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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.



  • Looking across the Debates and Applying Theory to Research

    7 March 2017, 14:30 - 16:30
    Library Seminar Room 1, OU, Milton Keynes

    First year PhD students are invited to the final seminar in a series of five that have invited them to think about the application of theory to research within international development.

  • Three Frames for Research and Innovation Policy: Moving from the Valley of Death to Experimental Arenas

    15 March 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar presented by Professor Joanna Chataway (SPRU, Sussex), who will provide an overview of three frames for research and innovation funding and policy.

  • Illuminations: Elinor Ostrom

    16 March 2017, 15:30 - 16:30
    Christadoulou (Central) Meeting Room (CMR1), OU, 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.

  • Queering Engaged Scholarship

    22 March 2017, 14:00 - 16:00
    Seminar Room, Level 4, Charles Pinfold Building, OU, Milton Keynes
    International Development seminar hosted jointly with the OU's Citizenship & Governance SRA on Engaged Scholarship.
     
  • Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Inclusive Growth

    5 April 2017, 12:00 - 14:00
    Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar in which Professor Kunal Sen (University of Manchester) will put forward a new framework grounded in political economy for understanding growth.

  • 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.

  • Challenging Gendered Violence, Abuse and Harms across Critical Spaces

    12 April 2017, 14:00 - 16:00
    Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar hosted jointly with the OU's Citizenship & Governance SRA on Engaged Scholarship.

  • Illuminations: Rudolf Hilferding (tbc)

    13 April 2017, 15:30 - 16:30
    Christadoulou (Central) Meeting Room (CMR1), OU, 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.

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