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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.



  • Global Justice, Social Justice and Equity

    21 February 2017, 14:30 - 16:30
    Library Seminar Room 1, OU, Milton Keynes

    First year PhD students are invited to the third in a series of seminars that invite them to think about the application of theory to research within international development.

  • 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 Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar by Dr Philipp Horn (OU), who will discuss the barrier to development represented by the 'urban indigenous' and explore how Bolivia and Ecuador are bucking the trend.

  • Treating Waste as a Resource: Scalings, Configurations and Ontologies

    22 February 2017, 13:00 - 16:00
    Wilson A, Meeting Rooms 2 & 3, OU, Milton Keynes

    A free OpenSpace seminar in which IKD member Les Levidow and others look at how waste is treated as a resource in global contexts.

  • The Capability Approach to Human Development

    28 February 2017, 14:30 - 16:30
    Library Seminar Room 1, OU, Milton Keynes

    First year PhD students are invited to the fourth in a series of seminars that invite them to think about the application of theory to research within international development.

  • 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.
     
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