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CCIG Forum 5

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 10:30 - 17:00

Library Seminar Rooms 1&2, The Open University, Milton Keynes

CCIG Forum 5 comprises a range of interesting sessions, including two papers given by visiting speakers: Helen Hamer from The University of Auckland; and Jane Fortin from Sussex University. In addition, a member of our postgraduate community will be presenting a paper on his current research, and a group of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers have put together a panel critically considering the possibilities for and constraints on postgraduate teaching at the OU.

Programme (PDF version attached below):

10:30     Meet and greet over coffee/tea

10:40     Introduction
              Engin Isin, CCIG Director
11:00     Citizen Interrupted: madness, citizenship and social justice in post institutional era
              Helen Hamer, The University of Auckland
12:00     Europe and the Muslim question
              Khaled Al-Khatid, The Open University
13:00     Lunch
14:00     Do all children really have the right to know their origins?
              Jane Fortin, Sussex University
              Concurrent Activity
              Securities Programme working group: Insecurity, Fear, Risk (CMR 3)
15:30     Why won't the OU let postgraduates teach, and is there anything we can do about it?
              Clive Gabay, Scott Rodgers and Cheeku Bhasin

The event is open to all. Please contact Sarah Batt ( by 5 June 2009 to confirm your attendance.