Category Archives: Conferences, seminars, talks, public events

Academic and public events organised and hosted by the Faculty of Arts

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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What is Arts Student Hub Live 2016? #studenthublive16

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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Arts Student Hub Live 10-11 June

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

‘Reading Communities’ is a follow-on project from the UK Reading Experience Database (RED). RED is an open access database, and the largest resource recording the experiences of readers of its kind anywhere. Running from December 2015 to November 2016, ‘Reading Communities’ is a 12 month AHRC … Continue reading

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Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

‘Reading Communities’ is a follow-on project from the UK Reading Experience Database (RED). RED is an open access database, and the largest resource recording the experiences of readers of its kind anywhere. Running from December 2015 to November 2016, ‘Reading Communities’ is a 12 month AHRC … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities workshop

Experimenting with British Library’s Digital Content and Data for your research (Open University) A workshop organised by British Library Labs and Digital Humanities at The Open University as part of the British Library Labs Roadshow (2016). The workshop will showcase … 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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Is there anything wrong with violence in video games?

The Open University Branch of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Cambridge, 14 October 2015: ‘Is there anything wrong with violence in video games?‘ Venue: Seminar Room, Number 1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College, Cambridge (enter by the main door on Silver … Continue reading

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Prof Gill Perry on the airwaves

As this year’s shortlist for the Turner Prize was announced, Prof Gill Perry (Art History) was interviewed by a variety of local radio stations. This year’s list has been described as a list that displays ‘art with a conscience’ with … Continue reading

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