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Event Archive for June 2017

Multinational Companies & Sustainable Development in Africa

29 June, 2017 - 09:00 to 30 June, 2017 - 13:00

Presentation Room, Michael Young Building, OU, Milton Keynes

An invitation-only workshop to lay the groundwork for a GCRF bid based around a comparative study of British and Chinese non-market strategies in the energy sector.

Bangladeshis Know How to Keep Their Heads above Water. But Will We Listen?

28 June, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar presented by Dr Joe Hanlon (OU), who will discuss Bangladesh's response to climate change.

The Queen's English: Development Discourse, UK Development Aid & the Promotion of the English Language

27 June, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Room tbc, OU, Milton Keynes

By tracing the history of British-funded ELT programmes, this seminar will expose the roots of the inflated claims made in favour of English.

Reinventing Environment Research for Global Challenge Impact

21 June, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Michael Young Building Rooms 3-4, OU, Milton Keynes

An internal workshop for OU members  interested in how they might steer their research towards funding for global challenges around international development.

Journal Publications Workshop

7 June, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:30

Gardiner Offices, OU, Milton Keynes

Small-group discussion followed by a plenary discussion to help improve the quality of journal submissions, particularly their linkage with theory.

Rethinking Research Partnerships: Evidence and the Politics of Participation in Cross-Sectoral Research Collaborations

7 June, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library Presentation Room, OU, Milton Keynes

International Development seminar in which Dr Jude Fransman (OU) will explore the relationship between evidence and participation in research partnerships.

MIAG Network: Evidence Café

7 June, 2017 - 08:30 to 17:00

Royal Orchid Azure Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The Migration and Inclusive African Growth (MIAG) Network's first Evidence Café will discuss the state of inclusive growth in Africa and the role that migrants play in this.

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