Category Archives: Collaborations

The Faculty of Arts works in collaboration with a number of organisations around the world.

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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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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Pelagios Commons: finding Geography in History

An international collaboration dedicated to identifying and recording geographical references in historical documents is launched today at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. The Pelagios Commons initiative, led by Lancaster University, The Open University, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, and … Continue reading

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OU/BBC’s Ireland with Simon Reeve

This is a new two-part series for BBC Two. It was produced in co-operation with the Faculty of Arts and the OU’s Ireland office, located in Belfast. The programme recounts the adventures of video journalist Simon Reeve as he travels … Continue reading

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They call us maids: the domestic workers’ story

They Call Us Maids: The Domestic Workers’ Story is a new animated film commissioned by Pavilion and produced by Leeds Animation Workshop, in collaboration with Justice for Domestic Workers. The film draws on the experiences of migrant domestic workers living in Leeds and across the … Continue reading

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New OU/BBC 4-part series ‘The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 year story’

New OU/BBC 4-part series ‘The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 year story’, Weds 2 Sept, BBC2 at 21:00 (BBC2 Scotland at 23:15). Dr. Amanda Foreman presents an unprecedented series that traverses countries and continents to uncover key stories of women … Continue reading

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