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CSGD Seminar: Towards a theory of development and development studies of liberation

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00

Online

Join the Centre for the Study of Global Development (CSGD) for a seminar discussion with Dr Sebeka Plaatjie on development studies.

Researching, collaborating and responding in real time: Digital technology and everyday practices during the pandemic

Monday, April 29, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00

MS Teams

Contact: Dr Manik Deepak Gopinath

Join us on 29 April to hear how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted people’s use of technology in several countries across the world. 

Ageing Well Public Talks Series: Making friends in blue and green spaces – Yoseph Araya and Gráinne O’Connor

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 11:00 to 13:00

Online - Zoom or Stadium

Contact: Dr Jitka Vseteckova

In the next webinar in the Ageing Well Public Talks Series 2023/2024, we explore different ecosystems, nature and how pet ownership can improve and challenge our lifestyles as we get older - with Dr Yoseph Araya and Dr Gráinne O’Connor.

CLSJ Seminar: Children's scented stories with Professor Natalia Kucirkova

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:00

Online

Join the OU's Centre for Literacy and Social Justice (CLSJ) for an online seminar presented by Professor Natalia Kucirkova on ‘Children's scented stories: The power of smell in reading for pleasure’.

CSGD Seminar: The climate crisis as a long-term threat to learning - longitudinal evidence

Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

Join the Centre for the Study of Global Development (CSGD) for a hybrid seminar with Professor Catherine Porter.

Keeping safe using digital devices and online: what do older people want to know for daily activities?

Monday, June 3, 2024 - 16:00 to 17:00

Microsoft Teams

Contact: Manik Deepak Gopinath

Join us on 3 June for the next Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies' public seminar series 2022-23 to hear from Dr Deborah Morgan (Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University) and Dr Hannah Marston (School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care, The Open University)

Ageing Well Public Talks Series: Culture in language learning for older adults – Natalia Balyasnikova

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 11:00 to 13:00

Online - Zoom or Stadium

Contact: Dr Jitka Vseteckova

In this talk, we explore the role of storytelling and culture in language learning for older adults with Dr Natalia Balyasnikova

Let us talk about Menopause!

Monday, June 24, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:30

Microsoft Teams

Contact: Manik Deepak Gopinath

Join us for the next in the Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies' public seminar series 2022-23 and hear from Dr Catherine Pestano and Ms Alison Craig as they discuss the impact of the menopause.

CSGD Seminar: Should social protection speak to social justice?

Thursday, June 27, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00

In this CSGD seminar, Dr Hania Sholkamy, an associate research professor at the Social Research Centre of the American University in Cairo, will discuss whether social protection should speak to social justice.

Ageing Well Public Talks Series: We need to dispel the rhetoric in delivering inclusive health services for ethnic minority older people – Rohini Sharma Joshi

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 11:00 to 13:00

Online - Zoom or Stadium

Contact: Dr Jitka Vseteckova

Closing this year's Ageing Well Public Talks Series 2023/2024 we learn about the experiences of older people from an ethnic minority background and how services can become more inclusive

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New e-zine aims to normalise sexuality discussions among young people in Aruba

Twelve young people (aged 14-16) in Aruba recently developed a sex-education e-zine in partnership with Elizabeth Ascroft, a PhD student in the Centre for the Study of Global Development and Famia Planea Aruba. 

10th April 2024
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