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Event Archive for June 2014

  • Sensational(ising) Development: Analysing Media Representation of International Development

    19 June 2014, 13:30 - 20:00
    The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

    Dr Helen Yanacopulos and Dr Martin Scott will focus on the role of celebrities and the 'Africa rising' narrative to analyse how media representations of international development are changing.

  • Financialisation: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

    6 June 2014, 09:30 - 17:00
    The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

    An IKD interdisciplinary workshop, structured around presentations and a roundtable discussion, will identify the key contributions generated by use of the term 'financialisation', and consider the direction of future research.

  • Songs on the Battlefield – Biafra's Powerful Weapon

    4 June 2014, 12:30 - 14:00
    Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    Dr Françoise Ugochukwu will consider the songs inspired by the Nigerian civil war, to gain a better understanding of why they were noted down by journalists and novelists.