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Day 14, Year of #Mygration: Citizenship, Immigration, ‘Race’

An excerpt from a paper to introduce a special issue on ‘Race and Crisis’ of Ethnic and Racial Studies, to be available in print in summer 2018, is posted below.

18th January 2018
Trishna Singh

Day 13, Year of #Mygration: Trishna Singh - Scottish Sikh women and girls

Trishna Singh OBE was born in Glasgow and founded a charity to help empower women and girls. The OU in Scotland @OUScotland is supporting our Year of #Mygration and drew attention to this speech by Trishna Singh, which so touched everyone at their India in Britain exhibition on 22 September 2017 to mark 70 years of independence for India, on her experiences of growing up in a migrant community.

17th January 2018
The way in which migration and citizenship are understood today is influenced by, among other things, the history of colonialism.

Day 12, Year of #Mygration: Tendayi Bloom, Citizenship and Colonialism

The way in which migration and citizenship are understood today is influenced by, among other things, the history of colonialism.

16th January 2018
Martin Luther King Day 2018

Day 11, Year of #Mygration: Martin Luther King Day

The third Monday of January is Martin Luther King Day in the USA.

15th January 2018
Shutterstock-561911908 Activity tracker

OU research findings into digital wearables influences design of health app

The Digital Health Wearables symposium to be held at The Open University (OU) on 16 January will showcase OU research into the the role of activity monitors in improving the health and wellbeing of people aged over 55 years, of carers, and of people under their care.

12th January 2018
Pope Francis

Day 10, Year of #Mygration: Pope Francis World Day of Migrants and Refugees, 14 January 2018

Although this Year of #Mygration mostly revolves around Open University engagement with migrants and migration, we intend to mark various national or international days of relevance.

12th January 2018
Queenie Chan holding zag meteorite sample

Blue salt crystals reveal a water-rich Ceres

Dr Queenie Chan, OU Postdoctoral researcher, has analysed minuscule sapphire-coloured salt crystals, which were on two meteorites that fell to earth in 1998.

11th January 2018

Is it financial or emotional bankruptcy that cripples relationships?

To kick off the OU’s Brainteaser Month (#BrainteaserMonth) campaign in January, a month renowned for financial poverty and which features ‘Divorce Day’ on 8 January, OU academics look at whether it is financial or emotional bankruptcy that cripples relationships.

11th January 2018
BBC tuning in

Day 9, Year of #Mygration: Brokers and diasporas at the BBC World Service

Eva Nieto-McAvoy of the Open University is presenting tomorrow, 12 January, at the Open University’s London offices in a Council of European Studies workshop on ‘Brokerage in a diverse Europe: Intermediaries, go-betweens and bridges’.

11th January 2018

Day 8, Year of #Mygration: Research with migrant families

How do original insights into migration emerge from Open University researchers in partnership with scholars based in other institutions?

10th January 2018

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