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Basic Income and Sovereign Money - Geoff Crocker

24 June 2020

Geoff Crocker presents his book ‘Basic Income and Sovereign Money’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) as part of the Open University International Development IKD Seminar Series

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From Syria to Scandinavia: Navigating the Refugee Reception Crisis

13 August 2018

Since 2015, Europe’s so-called 'refugee crisis' has been the centre of intense debate. But what if we began to look at it another way: as a refugee reception crisis?

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The critical (and overlooked) role of Hometown Associations in Development

26 March 2018

Dr Ben Lampert, Lecturer in International Development at The Open University, discusses the critical role of Hometown Associations in development, with a focus on Nigerian diaspora in the UK.

Labour, International development and Africa: rethinking policy in opposition

15 February 2018

Dr William Brown, Senior Lecturer in Government and Politics, presents ongoing research into Labour’s international development policy.

#OpenInsights Reflection Bite 5 - Dr Lina Adinolfi

22 January 2018

Dr Lina Adinolfi, Lecturer in English Language Teaching, discusses the process of 'localisation' in the TESS-India Project

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#OpenInsights Reflection Bite 3 - Tim Seal

15 January 2018

As part of our #OpenInsights series, TESS-India's Technical Director, Tim Seal, talks about the tech that made the project a success.

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Rethinking Research Partnerships: Evidence and the Politics of Participation in Cross-Sectoral Research Collaborations

7 June 2017

The OU's Dr Jude Fransman explores the relationship between evidence and participation in research partnerships.

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Brexit Special: Economy, Business and Development

18 May 2017

Alan Shipman, Jonquil Lowe and Will Brown discuss Brexit's impact on the UK's economy, business and development.

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Brexit Special: Brexit’s Impact on the Nations of the UK

18 May 2017

George Callaghan, Janice Holmes and Richard Marsden discuss Brexit's impact on the nations of the UK.

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Nollywood and Nigeria’s Internal Conflicts: Media in an Advisory Capacity

26 April 2017

The OU's Dr Françoise Ugochukwu reveals Nollywood as both sounding board and political advisory platform.

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