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Event Archive for February 2017

The Capability Approach to Human Development

28 February, 2017 - 14:30 to 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.

Treating Waste as a Resource: Scalings, Configurations and Ontologies

22 February, 2017 - 13:00 to 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.

Indigenous Rights to the City: EthniCity, DiverCity and Urban Development in La Paz, Bolivia and Quito, Ecuador

22 February, 2017 - 12:00 to 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.

Global Justice, Social Justice and Equity

21 February, 2017 - 14:30 to 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.

Illuminations: Margaret Archer

16 February, 2017 - 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.

Engaged Urban Scholarship across North-South Divides

8 February, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Presentation Room, Level 2, Michael Young Building, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar hosted jointly with the OU's Citizenship & Governance SRA on Engaged Scholarship.

Networked Open Innovation: An Approach to Global Collaboration in Health

8 February, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

Presentation Room, Level 2, Michael Young Building, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar presented by Patricia Dandonoli, who will look at promoting collaboration to achieve practical solutions to global health challenges.

Open IDEAS: Speed Networking

8 February, 2017 - 09:30 to 12:30

Juniper and Medlar Suite, OU, Milton Keynes

The second in a series of speed-networking events from the OU's Research & Academic Strategy Office and the SRA in International Development and Inclusive Innovation.

What Is Inclusive Development?

7 February, 2017 - 15:15 to 17:15

Library Seminar Room 1, OU, Milton Keynes

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

Digitising NGOs for Solidarity: POSTPONED

1 February, 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00

Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar presented by Professor Helen Yanacopulos (OU), who will argue that NGOs must utilise digital environments more strategically if they are to overcome compassion fatigue.

The Face of Depression in sub-Saharan Africa

1 February, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar presented by Professor Abebaw Fekadu (Addis Ababa University) who will highlight what we know, the limits of what we know and ways to improve care.

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International Development Research Office
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1908 858502
E: international-development-research@open.ac.uk