OpenSpace Events

The collaborative style of working at the OU has been incorporated into a practical expertise at hosting and running a wide range of working groups, workshops, all of which have produced research outputs.

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Looking back to the future: Examining the Agroforestry Landscape Resilience in INdia to inform Social-Ecological Sustainability in the Tropics

The effective management of human-dominated tropical forest landscapes is crucial in the wake of global environmental change affecting biodiversity, ecosystem functions, and the livelihoods of billions. To ensure success of such ecological management, it is essential that both planning as well as implementation is informed by long-term ecological knowledge rooted…

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OpenSpace Researchers at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Cardiff University

The Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers annual conference will be held this year at Cardiff University, from Tuesday 28th to Friday 31st August, 2018, with a number of OpenSpace members attending and addressing the conference. If you can make it to Cardiff, these are member's interventions from Wednesday to Friday (no OpenSpace members…

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Sounding Coastal Change project: 24-hours live radio broadcast event for World Listening Day 2018!

Listen to this unique event on the internet, or on location in Blakeney, North Norfolk!

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Time to Think: Stories of Higher Education and Conflict Transformation from Northern Ireland Prisons (1972-2000)

Philip O'Sullivan, Gabi Kent and Ruth Cammies will talk about this unique research and engagement oral history resource. Time to Think (working title) is a collaborative engagement and research project bringing together former Loyalist and Republican OU students who were political prisoners during the conflict (1972-2000), prison education staff and OU staff.…

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Culture and Climate Change: Seminar

Climate change is urgent and important, but also, for many, boring, difficult and confusing. What kinds of stories, artworks and other interventions are being created in response to ‘the greatest challenge facing humanity’ — a challenge that is also apparently forgettable?