Dr Helena Pérez Niño presented 'Migrant workers into contract farmers: processes of labour mobilization in colonial and contemporary Mozambique'
Dr Balihar Sanghera, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kent, presented 'The other road to serfdom: 'shock therapy' and the rise of the rentier capitalism in Central Asia'
Dr Neeta Shah from the University of Westminster presented ‘Twice migrated Gujarati women: financialization and pensions'
Christina Laskaridis from the OU presents the findings of a recent paper which explores plans to fill a $2.5 trillion financing gap to combat COVID-19 and the subsequent financial crises
In this fascinating webinar produced by Royal Museums Greenwich, Professor Marie Gillespie from the OU discusses how refugees forced to flee their countries are using remarkable navigational tools to find their way to safety
In a recent Open University webinar, a panel of researchers and practitioners explored the numerous issues faced by those conducting research with mobile populations in a time of lockdown.
Geoff Crocker presents his book ‘Basic Income and Sovereign Money’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) as part of the Open University International Development IKD Seminar Series
Since 2015, Europe’s so-called 'refugee crisis' has been the centre of intense debate. But what if we began to look at it another way: as a refugee reception crisis?
Dr Ben Lampert, Lecturer in International Development at The Open University, discusses the critical role of Hometown Associations in development, with a focus on Nigerian diaspora in the UK.
Dr William Brown, Senior Lecturer in Government and Politics, presents ongoing research into Labour’s international development policy.
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