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The Arts Faculty of The Open University is a world leader in supported Open Learning, and one of the best institutions in the world for arts and humanities. You can follow us on Twitter @OUArtsFaculty and on Facebook.

New OU/BBC series ‘The Detectives: Murder on the Streets’

Wednesday 20 September sees the start of the second series of a new and chilling BBC/OU Co-production The Detectives: Murder on the Streets on BBC2 at 21:00, produced with the support of The Faculty of Business and Law and The … Continue reading

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New OU/BBC series ‘Meet the Lords’, BBC Two

A new three part series, Meet The Lords starts on Monday 27 February at 21:00 on BBC Two. This is the first time free-roaming cameras have ever been allowed to film in the House of Lords Chamber and in its … Continue reading

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PhD studentships in Development Policy and Practice

PhD studentships are available from October 2017 in the doctoral training pathway in Development Policy and Practice at The Open University. To find out about further details and how to apply, go to: http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/grand-union-doctoral-training-partnership-excellence-and-innovation-social-science The Development Policy and Practice doctoral … Continue reading

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My Classics Career: Prof Helen King

How did one of the UK’s leading Classicists get to where she is? Prof Helen King blogs on her career on the Women in Classics site. “I’ve managed (and that word suggests more of a conscious process than it should!) my … Continue reading

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The OU at The Edinburgh International Book Festival

The OU will be supporting six events at The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2016, Friday 13 to Monday 29 August 2016. The prestigious festival, the largest public celebration of the written word in the world, brings together more than 800 … Continue reading

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Conference: Owning our emotions – emotion, authenticity and the self

Senate House, London, 21-22 September 2016. Registration closes on 8th September 2016. How do emotions relate to the self? On one possible view, emotions stand outside the self: they reflect biological drives or cultural demands independent of our own interests … Continue reading

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OU/BBC Series “Full Steam Ahead” starts 21 July

On Thursday 21 July, a new 6 part OU/BBC series “Full Steam Ahead” starts on BBC Two at 20:00, produced with the support of the Faculty of Arts, with academic consultants Dr Chris Williams and Dr Denise McHugh. It’s Full … Continue reading

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