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Event Archive for June 2017

  • Multinational Companies & Sustainable Development in Africa

    29 - 30 June 2017
    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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.