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Event Archive for June 2014

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

19 June, 2014 - 13:30 to 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 to 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 to 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.

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International Development Research Office
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

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