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Event Archive for December 2016

Illuminations: Margaret Archer

15 December, 2016 - 15:30 to 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.

Research Match-Making and Introduction to HEIF

14 December, 2016 - 12:00 to 14:00

Charles Pinfold, Pinfold Level 4, OU, Milton Keynes

An informal opportunity to learn more about the work of colleagues and to identify and explore synergies. There will also be a brief presentation on the Higher Education Innovation Fund.

Socialist Optimism: A Panel Discussion

7 December, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:00

Bloomsbury Room (Rm 35), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

The OU's Open Political Economy Group is holding a panel discussion on Paul Auerbach's new book Socialist Optimism: An Alternative Political Economy for the Twenty-First Century.

Bangladesh Confronts Climate Change: Public Lecture

7 December, 2016 - 17:00 to 18:30

Theatre B, Roscoe Building, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester

New book challenges industrialised countries not only to curb their greenhouse gas emissions, but to pay for the damage they've already caused.

What Good Can Models Do with the Wicked Problems?

7 December, 2016 - 10:30 to 14:00

Holly Seminar Room, First Floor, Learning & OD Centre, Wilson Block, OU, Milton Keynes

In the context of the Global Challenges Research Fund, this lively SRA-IDII workshop will discuss how interdisciplinary research can best benefit research.

The Evolving Dynamics of the Refugee and Migrant Response

2 December, 2016 - 10:00 to 14:00

Rich Mix (Main Space), 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

A high-level panel discussion to mark International Migrants Day, accompanied by an exhibition of images from the Calais refugee camp and a performance by students from City & Islington College.

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