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Day 42, Year of #Mygration: Noncitizenism: Recognising Noncitizen Capabilities in a World of Citizens

Noncitizens have always been present in liberal political philosophy. Often hard to situate within traditional frameworks that prioritise citizenship, noncitizens can appear voiceless and rightsless, which has implications for efforts towards global justice and justice in migration.

27th February 2018
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OU research addresses the shortage of women in IT in the UK

Strategies to address the shortage of women in IT in the UK, will be presented by OU researchers at an event in London on 20 March.

26th February 2018

Day 41, Year of #Mygration: Navigating Refugee Smartphones and Maps

While researching how smartphones are used by refugees on their journeys, as part of an Open University multidisciplinary research project, we were shown a map by one of our interviewees that we now know thousands of refugees have used on their journeys.

26th February 2018
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Day 40, Year of #Mygration: The Open University Law School Symposium on 'Belonging: Dominance, Governance, Identity, Memory'

An interdisciplinary Symposium on Belonging, hosted by the Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research Area will take place at the Open University Law School on 18th-19th April 2018. 

23rd February 2018
Brainteaser month

Should we believe everything history tells us?

The final academic video chat in the OU’s Brainteaser Month (#BrainteaserMonth) campaign is about whether we should believe everything history tells us.

22nd February 2018

Day 39, Year of #Mygration: Mind the gap: the migration data

The Office for National Statistics has recently published its latest Migration Statistics Quarterly Report.

22nd February 2018

Day 38, Year of #Mygration: Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo

Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo, Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University, discusses his experiences of living in Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Ireland and Milton Keynes.

21st February 2018
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Day 37, Year of #Mygration: Milton Keynes Community Allotment Project for Refugees

A grant from MK Community Foundation has allowed refugees and asylum seekers to participate in an allotment project in Milton Keynes. The ongoing project aims to improve the health and well-being of refugees and asylum seekers accessing Red Cross services.

20th February 2018
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OU PhD student simulates early Martian environment in the lab

An OU Astrobiology PhD student, will describe how he is simulating the conditions of early Mars in the lab at an OU event on Thursday 22 February 2018.

19th February 2018
Shutterstock-604604162 Migrants marching

Day 36, Year of #Mygration: #1DayWithoutUs: Mining twitter, framing solidarity

According to its organisers, the 2017 One Day Without Us action aimed to emphasise the variety of work migrants undertake to help keep the UK afloat.

16th February 2018

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