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Event Archive for March 2017

Imagine the Belfast of Your Dreams! Localising the Global Urban Agenda

21 March, 2017 - 18:30 to 19:30

Thomas Reynolds Room, Open University, Victoria Street, Belfast BT1 3GN

Members of IDII-SRA will explore the relevance of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda in the context of UK cities such as Belfast.

Illuminations: Elinor Ostrom

16 March, 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.

Three Frames for Research and Innovation Policy: Moving from the Valley of Death to Experimental Arenas

15 March, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar presented by Professor Joanna Chataway (SPRU, Sussex), who will provide an overview of three frames for research and innovation funding and policy.

Who Are We?

14 March, 2017 - 12:00 to 19 March, 2017 - 18:00

Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

In a moment of global movement, connection and dis-connection of people across national borders, this OU-supported event at Tate Modern asks: Who are ‘we’? And who gets to decide?

Health Policy as Industrial Policy: The Challenge for Inclusive Industrialisation in East Africa

8 March, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00

Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Paul Webley Wing, Senate House (SOAS), Malet St, London WC1E 7HU

The XI SOAS Industrial Development and Policy (IDP) Lecture will be given by Professor Maureen Mackintosh.

Looking across the Debates and Applying Theory to Research

7 March, 2017 - 14:30 to 16:30

Library Seminar Room 1, OU, Milton Keynes

First year PhD students are invited to the final seminar in a series of five that have invited them to think about the application of theory to research within international development.

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