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Event Archive for June 2015

Money, Debt and Finance: Towards a Political Economy of Financial Innovation

26 June, 2015 - 00:00

The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

OU’s Open Political Economy Group will explore an alternative research agenda based on Marx’s analysis and related currents.

Improving Health and Health Services Through Research

25 June, 2015 - 00:00 to 27 June, 2015 - 00:00

St Hugh’s College, Oxford

Organised by the OU's Capabilities Measurement Project, the Foundation for Knowledge Exchange and others, the event will present a wide range of papers on health services around the world, including IKD research on pharmaceuticals and health measurement.

Towards Inclusive Innovation, Asian Drivers, Global Value Chains and the Role of Commodities: Celebrating Raphael Kaplinsky’s Research

18 June, 2015 - 12:30 to 18:30

The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

Workshop celebrating the more than forty years Professor Kaplinsky has been researching the economics of innovation, globalisation and development. Watch a podcast of the event.

Residential Care for Children and Young People at the Intersection of Structural, Symbolic and Physical Violence: A Case Study from the Mexican-American Border Zone

17 June, 2015 - 12:30 to 14:00

Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development Seminar by Sylvia Meichsner, who explores how structural, symbolic and direct physical violence intersect in relation to residential settings of child- and youthcare.

Distribution, Work and Employment: Identifying the Problems

5 June, 2015 - 09:45 to 16:00

The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

Participants from government, industry and academia are invited to the first seminar of a series which will explore factor income distribution from a plurality of perspectives, including heterodox approaches (such as post-Keynesianism, Kaleckian, radical and feminist economics) and mainstream analyses.

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