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Podcasts in 2012

1 October 2012

Stephanie Taylor (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, CCIG Member) presents her new book, co-authored with Karen Littleton (Professor of Psychology in Education): Contemporary Identities of Creativity and Creative Work (Ashgate 2012).

30 May 2012

The Bisexuality Report, led by Meg Barker (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, OU), Rebecca Jones (Lecturer, Health & Social Care, OU), Christina Richards, Helen Bowes-Catton and Tracey Plowman (of BiUK) is the first of its kind in the UK. It summarises national and international evidence and draws out recommendations for future bisexual inclusion in many different settings.

14 May 2012

This podcast features Dr Kesi Mahendran, Social Psychologist at The Open University and member of the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG).

She presents the pilot project Placing Ourselves: investigating categories of belonging and integration.

16 April 2012

Family Studies is a key area of policy, professional and personal debate. Perhaps precisely because of this, teaching texts have struggled with how to approach this area, which is both 'familiar' and also contentious and value laden.

5 March 2012

This podcast features the presentations given by Hannah Jones (Goldsmiths, University of London), Karim Murji (Open University), and Helen Arfvidsson (Open University), as well as the discussions that followed. It also includes the afternoon session, dedicated to a debate moderated by John Clarke.

Timing of the Forum contributions

Hannah Jones (Goldsmiths, University of London): 4’

Karim Murji (Open University): 19.48’

Helen Arfvidsson (Open University): 32’

Afternoon session: 1.28’

5 March 2012

On 16th of Feb., 2012, CCIG hosted an Event organised by the Psychosocial Research Programme: “What Difference Does the Psychosocial Make?”

5 March 2012

On 5 April 2011, CCIG hosted an event with Arlie Hochschild (University of California, Berkeley, USA) chaired by Elizabeth Silva (OU), who gave a keynote on ‘Global Traffic, Female Services and Emotional life: the case of nannies and surrogates’.

5 March 2012

On the 5th of April, 2011, CCIG hosted an event with Arlie Hochschild (University of California, Berkeley, USA), who gave a keynote. The event was organised by Jacqui Gabb (Senior Lecturer in Social Policy) and Elizabeth Silva (Professor of Sociology).

The audio material  features an interview with Arlie carried out by Elizabeth Silva.  



6 February 2012

Prof Engin Isin has been interviewed about the idea of being a global citizen. He talked about the definition of global citizenship and said that many people are living as global citizens, through the exchange of ideas and interest in what happens elsewhere.

BBC Radio 3 (Nightwaves), 1 February 2012, (0:21:00)

23 January 2012
As part of the CCIG Forum 24 on mixed raciality, held the 6th of December, Prof.Monica Dowling (Head of Department for Social Work in the Faculty of Health and Social Care, OU) presented her research on ‘Globalisation and the implications for adoption and fostering’.

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