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1909: The People's Budget
4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age
Afghanistan's displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
African Studies Centre
Annual Oxford Fulbright Distinguished Lectures in International Relations
Anthropology
Archaeology
Beyond boundaries: research worth sharing
Big Questions For The Future
Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine
Bonavero Institute of Human Rights
Border Criminologies
Building a Business
Business and the Environment - A conference from the Said Business School, University of Oxford
Can emerging technologies save the world? Hilary Term Seminar Series 2012
Centre for International Studies Podcasts
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Centre for the Study of African Economies - Seminars & Workshops
Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Certification and Sustainability
Children and Youth in a Changing World
Climate change and disasters (Forced Migration Review 49)
Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective
Comparative Methods Workshop
Complexity and Systemic Risk: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2010
Criminology
Crisis (Forced Migration Review 45)
Dayton +20 (Forced Migration Review 50)
Dean's Seminar Series: Saïd Business School
Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World
Department of Education Public Seminars
Department of Education Research Seminars
Department of Social Policy 2013-14 Centenary Lectures
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Department of Sociology Podcasts
Destination: Europe (Forced Migration Review 51)
Detention and deportation (Forced Migration Review 44)
Disability and displacement (Forced Migration Review 35)
Distinguished Speakers Seminar
DRC: Past. Present. Future? (Forced Migration Review 36)
Drought and Water Scarcity
Economies: rights and access to work (Forced Migration Review 58)
Education: needs, rights and access in displacement (FMR 60)
Energy, Climate Change, Social Entrepreneurship and Gender
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Change Institute
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
Future of Business
Geographies of the World's Knowledge
German Politics: An Introduction
Getting to Zero: Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2009
Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
Global insights in impact investing
Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and prospects
Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating Innovation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Impact - Making a Difference
Impact in an evolving research environment
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
Institute for Science, Innovation and Society
Intergenerational Justice: What do we owe future generations?: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2011
International Migration Institute
Is the planet full? Seminar Series 2011
Israel Studies Seminar
Judgement and Justice: The Life and Diary of William Godwin
Latin America and the Caribbean (Forced Migration Review 56)
Latin American Centre
Law Faculty Podcasts
LGBTQI and forced migrants (Forced Migration Review 42)
Local communities: first and last providers of protection (Forced Migration Review 53)
Louwes Lectures
Medical Innovation
MSc Migration Studies
Musical Abstracts
New Thinking: Advances in the Study of Human Cognitive Evolution
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
North Africa and displacement (Forced Migration Review 39)
ODID Distinguished Speaker Lectures
OII Bellwether Lectures
Oxford Diasporas Programme
Oxford Food Governance Group: The Politics and Practices of Food
Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminars
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford Martin School: Interviews and Commentaries
Oxford Martin School: Public Lectures and Seminars
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities
Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Forum
Oxford Symposium On The August 2011 Riots: Context And Responses
Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) conference podcasts
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Conference - Justice and Self-Determination in West Papua
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminars
Podcasts From The Extra-legal Governance Institute (Exlegi)
Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology
Politics and International Relations Podcasts
Preventing displacement (Forced Migration Review 41)
Protecting the Past 2 - Towards a better future with cultural heritage
Protecting the Past: Archaeology, Conservation and Tourism in the North of Jordan
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part I) & Annual Global Justice Lectures
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part II)
Refugee Studies Centre
Resettlement (Forced Migration Review 54)
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
RightsUp - Global perspectives on human rights law
School of Geography and the Environment Podcasts
Shelter in displacement (Forced Migration Review 55)
Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures
Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford
Smith School Seminars
Spain: 1959 - 1992
States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Statute Law: Making Legislation
Syrians in displacement (Forced Migration Review 57)
Technology and Management for Development
The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On
The Emerging Middle Class in Latin America: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities
The Engagement of Theory
The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
The State of the State
The Syria crisis (Forced Migration Review 47)
The technology issue (Forced Migration Review 38)
The Theory and Practice of Immigration Detention Workshop
Thinking ahead: displacement, transition, solutions (Forced Migration Review 52)
Transformations: Economy, Society, and Place
Transport Studies Unit Podcasts
Twenty Years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (Forced Migration Review 59)
UK Climate Impacts Programme
UK Climate Impacts Programme Training
UKERC Energy Workshops
Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) seminars
US China Relations: An Introduction
Voices from Oxford
Water Security, Risk and Society Conference
Water: Perspectives from Science and Industry
Wildlife Trade Symposium: Evolving Perspectives on the demand for illegal wildlife products
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1 Who drives change in Africa? In the second of our special two-part episode, we learn about Africa’s competitive advantages, shifting demographics, and the leadership challenges and opportunities faced by young people and women. Vera Songwe, Kola Adesina, Erik Hersman 16 Apr 2019
2 OSEF 2019: Rise of the robots OSEF 2019: Rise of the Robots with Ingmar Posner (Oxbotica), Boris Krumrey (UiPath), Samer Al Moubayed (Furhat Robotics) Ingmar Posner, Boris Krumrey 12 Apr 2019
3 OSEF 2019: Making smart cities smarter OSEF 2019: Making smart cities smarter with Amir Elichai (Carbyne), Vanessa Lee Butz (District Technologies), Eugenie Teasley (Uber) Amir Elichai, Vanessa Lee Butz, Eugenie Teasley 10 Apr 2019
4 OSEF 2019: FinTech: Disrupting the financial system from the outside or the inside? OSEF 2019: FinTech: Disrupting the financial system from the outside or the inside? WEith Diana Biggs (HSBC), Nick Ogden (ClearBank), Karen Kerrigan (Seedrs), Francesca Carlesi (Molo) Diana Biggs, Nick Ogden, Karen Kerrigan, Francesca Carlesi 10 Apr 2019
5 OSEF 2019: When creativity and tech collide OSEF 2019: When creativity and tech collide, with Maria Tanjala (FilmChain), Robert Norton (Verisart) and Isabel Garvey (Abbey Road Studios) Maria Tanjala, Robert Norton, Isabel Garvey 10 Apr 2019
6 OSEF 2019: Panel Discussion How can entrepreneurship drive social innovation? OSEF 2019: Panel Discussion How can entrepreneurship drive social innovation? With Robert Opp (United Nations World Food Programme) and Bill Cummings (Cummings Foundation). Robert Opp, Bill Cummings 10 Apr 2019
7 OSEF 2019: Panel discussion: 12 years, 1.5 degrees: Innovation for sustainable energy OSEF 2019: Panel discussion: 12 years, 1.5 degrees: Innovation for sustainable energy with Nikhil Nair (M-Kopa), Shalini Rao (Generation) and Nicky Chambers (Origen Power) Nikhil Nair, Shalini Rao, Nicky Chambers 10 Apr 2019
8 OSEF 2019: Keynote: Philip Sheppard and Chris Walch, Lifescore, in conversation with Professor Thomas Hellmann, Saïd Business School Keynote: Philip Sheppard and Chris Walch, Lifescore, in conversation with Professor Thomas Hellmann, Saïd Business School Philip Sheppard, Chris Walch, Thomas Hellmann 10 Apr 2019
9 OSEF 2019 - Pitching competition Introduced by Jenny Tooth OBE - CEO of UK Business Angels Association and announcement of winning team of pitching competition - Introduced by Oliver Csendes, Pioneers. Jenny Tooth, Oliver Csendes 10 Apr 2019
10 OSEF 2019: Keynote: Imagine - The journey of Shazam OSEF 2019: Keynote: Imagine - The journey of Shazam, with Dhiraj Mukherjee, Co-Founder Shazam Dhiraj Mukherjee 10 Apr 2019
11 OSEF 2019: Introduction to the afternoon keynote session OSEF 2019: Introduction to the afternoon keynote session, with Dean Peter Tufano, Saïd Business School Dean Peter Tufano 10 Apr 2019
12 OSEF 2019: Keynote: Can mindfulness take place in the contemporary world? Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Forum 2019: Keynote: Can mindfulness take place in the contemporary world? Rich Pierson, CEO and Co-Founder of Headspace in conversation with Professor Willem Kuyken, University of Oxford. Rich Pierson 10 Apr 2019
13 OSEF 2019 - Welcome to OSEF 'Keep calm and carry on' OSEF 2019 - Welcome to OSEF 'Keep calm and carry on' with Dean Peter Tufano, Saïd Business School. Dean Peter Tufano 10 Apr 2019
14 A closer future for Africa? As countries across Africa vote on ratification of the landmark Continental Free Trade Agreement, we learn more about what's at stake for the continent in the first of a special two-part episode. Vera Songwe, Kola Adesina, Erik Hersman 05 Apr 2019
15 Creative Commons The Folly of Secularism Dialogues on the theopolitics of the nation-state: Israel in a wider context. Session 3: Israel: a dialogue between Yehouda Shenhav (Tel Aviv) and Yaacov Yadgar (Oxford) Yehouda Shenhav and Yaacov Yadgar discuss the uses and misuses of a discourse on “Judaism” in Israel. Session 3 in a series of three. Yehouda Shenhav, Yuval Evri, Yaacov Yadgar 03 Apr 2019
16 Creative Commons The Folly of Secularism Dialogues on the theopolitics of the nation-state: Israel in a wider context. Session 2: Liberalism and Secularism: a dialogue between Elizabeth Shakman Hurd (Northwestern) and Yolanda Jansen (Amsterdam) Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Yolande Jansen discuss the notion of the “secular,” liberal politics of the nation-state. Session 2 in a series of three Elisabeth Shakman Hurd, Yolande Jansen 03 Apr 2019
17 Creative Commons The Folly of Secularism Dialogues on the theopolitics of the nation-state: Israel in a wider context. Session 1 Religion and Politics: a dialogue between William Cavanaugh (DePaul) and Timothy Fitzgerald (Centre for Critical Research on Religion) Timothy Fitzgerald and William Cavanaugh discuss the politics and history of the conceptual duality and its current usages. First session in a series of three Timothy Fitzgerald, William Cavanaugh 03 Apr 2019
18 Creative Commons On Purpose and Profit: Deciphering the Economics of Mutuality What is the right level of profit for a company? Bruno Roche 26 Mar 2019
19 Creative Commons All Souls Seminar Series: The Sexual Politics of Anti-Trafficking Discourse The Sexual Politics of Anti-Trafficking Discourse Prabha Kotiswaran 13 Mar 2019
20 Lighting up Africa There are currently over one billion people without access to electricity. A significant number of these people live in Africa where inadequate infrastructure restricts access. Greta Talbot-Jones, Laurence Copson 12 Mar 2019
21 Student Access to Colleges at the University of Oxford Seminar led by a panel of heads of colleges and senior tutors to discuss Oxford's student selection process Ivor Crewe, Helen King, Alan Rusbridger, Maggie Snowling 07 Mar 2019
22 Creative Commons Avner Offer: Quality of Life and Well-being in Israel Today Avner offer discusses how to measure -- and how to understand the measurements -- of quality of life and well-being in Israel. Avner Offer 06 Mar 2019
23 Creative Commons Eyal Chowers - The emerging notion of sovereignty in contemporary Israel Eyal Chowers considers Israeli democracy, liberalism, and the emerging notion of sovereignty in the state Eyal Chowers 06 Mar 2019
24 Creative Commons Unmasking Africana in British Art ASC seminar by Kimathi Donkor Kimathi Donkor 05 Mar 2019
25 Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions and the Status of Explanation of Votes Even though UN Security Council resolutions may have major consequences for the disputes and states concerned, some of the resolutions are ambiguous in their meaning. Mark Klamberg 05 Mar 2019
26 Promoting fairer access to higher education: the necessity of contextualised admissions The ethical case for reducing entry requirements for disadvantaged learners Vikki Boliver, Andrew Bell, Peter Thonemann, Neil Harrison 05 Mar 2019
27 Should the state pay for journalism? Polly Curtis considers how journalism has become unsustainable and what role the state should play in making it widely available Polly Curtis 05 Mar 2019
28 Guy Burton - Rising Powers and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1947' How have rising power engaged with the Arab-Israeli conflict? What does this tell us about rising powers and conflict management as well as their behaviour in international politics more generally? Guy Burton 27 Feb 2019
29 Ibrahim Khatib - Identity, Conflict perception and Reconciliation in the shadow of the Arab-Israeli conflict Ibrahim Khatib discusses the correlations between identity, conflict perception, and willingness to reconcile. Ibrahim Khatib 27 Feb 2019
30 Rethinking Teacher Education - The Problem with Accountability Professor Marilyn Cochran-Smith argues why we need to “reclaim” teacher education accountability for the profession and in support of the larger democratic project. Marilyn Cochran-Smith 26 Feb 2019
31 The Alseran Ruling One Year On; Session 2: A Critical Assessment of Recent Investigations and Prevention Efforts On the first anniversary of the Alseran ruling, where it was found that detainees in British military custody in Iraq had suffered inhuman and degrading treatment, and had been unlawfully detained. Thomas Obel Hansen, Elizabeth Stubbins Bates, Dapo Akande 25 Feb 2019
32 The Alseran Ruling One Year On; Session 1: Alseran in Context On the first anniversary of the Alseran ruling, where it was found that detainees in British military custody in Iraq had suffered inhuman and degrading treatment, and had been unlawfully detained. Liora Lazarus, Nicholas Mercer, Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, Melanie Jacques 25 Feb 2019
33 Regime Interaction in Ocean Governance Oceans are increasingly under pressure; be it for the multiplication and diversification of economic activities performed at sea, for the consequences of climate change, or for the deterioration of their environmental health. Seline Trevisanut 22 Feb 2019
34 FMR 60 - General - Implementing the Global Compacts: the importance of a whole-of-society approach The global community must now take incisive, coordinated action through a whole-of-society approach to push forward the effective implementation of the two Global Compacts. Tamara Domicelj, Carolina Gottardo 20 Feb 2019
35 FMR 60 - General - Localisation: we are frustrated, not stupid! The Grand Bargain promises much but an inherent lack of trust in the international system is hampering local capacity building. Listowell Efe Usen 20 Feb 2019
36 FMR 60 Evidence for education in emergencies: who decides and why it matters Analysis of educational research funding proposals submitted to Dubai Cares, a global education funder, indicates an alarming absence of input from local actors and end-users at all steps of the process. Nadeen Alalami 20 Feb 2019
37 FMR 60 - Feasible measurement of learning in emergencies: lessons from Uganda A new assessment tool aims to provide a rapid, holistic understanding of displaced learners' needs. Nikhit D'Sa, Allyson Krupar, Clay Westrope 20 Feb 2019
38 FMR 60 - Improving learning environments in emergencies through community participation An education in emergencies toolkit developed by Save the Children looks at how learning environments can be improved through community participation. Zeina Bali 20 Feb 2019
39 FMR 60 - Schooling gaps for Syrian refugees in Turkey Turkey and the wider international community must address gaps in educational provision so that Syrian refugees can access appropriate opportunities to learn. Melissa Hauber-Özer 20 Feb 2019
40 FMR 60 - Navigating curricula choices for Palestine refugees Curriculum choices matter greatly in countries that host large number of refugees for increasingly long periods of time. Jo Kelcey 20 Feb 2019
41 FMR 60 - Street schools and school buses: informal education provision in France In the face of increasingly limited access to schooling for asylum seekers and migrants in France, volunteer initiatives have sprung up to provide much-needed informal education. Maria Hagan 19 Feb 2019
42 FMR 60 - Early childhood development and psychosocial support in Syria Programming for early childhood development and psychosocial support needs to be able to evolve in order to cater for changing needs and to respond to emerging challenges. Fatima Khaddour 19 Feb 2019
43 FMR 60 - Foreword: Education – a humanitarian and development imperative For far too long, donors and the international community have neglected education in humanitarian response. Switzerland was no exception. Food, water, health and shelter were the usual priorities during emergencies, while education was considered more of Manuel Bessler 19 Feb 2019
44 FMR 60 - Gender equality in education in emergencies Evidence from programming built around this framework shows how a gender-responsive approach can alleviate the particular risks that face girls and boys during crisis and displacement. Eva Iversen, Else Oestergaard 19 Feb 2019
45 Creative Commons All Souls: 'Pervasive Punishment' Making sense of mass supervision Fergus McNeill introduces the main arguments from his recent book explaining the meanings of 'mass supervision’ and outlining its scale and social distribution, the processes by which it has been legitimated and its significance as a penal phenomenon. Fergus McNeill 19 Feb 2019
46 Davos Doom and Gloom This year's World Economic Forum was punctuated by an overall sense of pessimism and concern for the future. One attendee, Oxford Saïd Business School Dean Peter Tufano, gives his take on the state of business. Peter Tufano 19 Feb 2019
47 Diving Deep. Slow News and Reader Engagement Chris Cook of 'slow news' start-up Tortoise on providing an alternative to the 24/7 news cycle Chris Cook 18 Feb 2019
48 India's Social Media Elections Dr Vidya Narayanan of the Oxford Internet Institute on how India's 2019 general elections will be affected by the influence of social media Vidya Narayanan 18 Feb 2019
49 The politics of distribution in Ethiopia's 'developmental state' ASC seminar by Tom Lavers Tom Lavers 16 Feb 2019
50 Public health and gender: Assumptions, disjunctures in practice, and implications for HIV prevention within marriages in Kenya ASC seminar by Roseanne Njiru Roseanne Njiru 16 Feb 2019
51 Access and Participation at Postgraduate level: research findings and their implications for policy and practice This seminar will review the evidence on access to postgraduate study, identify what this might mean for funders, universities and their communities, and outline outstanding gaps in our knowledge. Paul Wakeling, Mike Bonsall, Nick Brown, Paul Martin 13 Feb 2019
52 From village chickens to maternal and child health A UBVO seminar presented by Robyn Alders (Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney) in July 2018. Robyn Alders 12 Feb 2019
53 Marion Nestle and Claude Fischler in conversation about commensality and the soda tax, Tokyo A conversation for UBVO between Professor Marion Nestle (NYU Steinhardt) and Professor Claude Fischler (CNRS, Paris), December 2018. Marion Nestle, Claude Fischler 12 Feb 2019
54 Corporations and Human Rights Regulation This talk will consider the regulation of corporations for the human rights impacts of their activities. Robert McCorquodale 12 Feb 2019
55 Northern Borders: Addressing Immigration Detention, Deportation, and Degradation in Scandinavia and the UK Annika Lindberg Shahram Khosravi and Victoria Canning give a talk for the Border Criminologies series on 22nd January 2019. Annika Lindberg, Shahram Khosravi, Victoria Canning 12 Feb 2019
56 Sociality and aging Professor Stanley Ulijaszek (Oxford) gave this presentation at the Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Dublin, in 2018 Stanley Ulijaszek 12 Feb 2019
57 How could it be otherwise? The body as a resource for exploring the past A UBVO seminar given by Dr Caroline Potter of the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, on 10 May 2018. Caroline Potter 12 Feb 2019
58 Ultra-processed Foods, Big Food and the Corporate Capture of Nutrition A UBVO seminar given by Gyprgy Scrinis of the University of Melbourne on 31 October 2018. Gyorgy Scrinis 12 Feb 2019
59 An interview with Professor Meg Warin on 'the Australian Senate Inquiry into Obesity' An interview for UBVO with Professor Meg Warin, University of Adelaide, 8 October 2018 Meg Warin 12 Feb 2019
60 A cognitive profile of obesity and its translation into new cognitive-behavioural health care interventions A UBVO seminar by Anita Jansen, Professor of Experimental Clinical Psychology at Maastricht University, given 13 June 2018 Anita Jansen 12 Feb 2019
61 An interview with Andrew Ross on 'The future of bread' An interview with Professor Andrew Ross (Food Science and Technology Department, Oregon State University) for the UBVO 'Instruments and Institutions' series. July 2018. Andrew Ross 12 Feb 2019
62 Access and Participation in English HE: A Fair and Equal Opportunity for All? The seminar will identify how universities and government have sought to make progress in this area during the last two decades and the patterns of participation arising from this. Simon Marginson, Chris Millward, Martin Williams 11 Feb 2019
63 Creative Commons Menachem Klein - Abbas' Leadership in a State Postponed Menachem Klein discusses the political biography and leadership of Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority. Menachem Klein 06 Feb 2019
64 Neo banks vs traditional banks - Are we witnessing disruption in the banking industry? Can banks survive without caring about customers? Tom Blomfield, Alice Truswell 06 Feb 2019
65 Short and strong: Making the Economist Espresso Lane Greene, language columnist and editor of the Economist's daily briefing, Espresso, on creating the ultra-concise news app and email Lane Greene 05 Feb 2019
66 Creative Commons The Coldest Story Ever Told: Kanye and the Up Next Algorithm Caithlin Mercer, Managing Editor, Yahoo!, uses the hip-hop star as an example of how social media's algorithms can enforce biased perspectives Caithlin Mercer 01 Feb 2019
67 The 2020 UN Human Rights Treaty Body Review: strengthening or strangling the system? Following a difficult and protracted process, in 2014 the UNGA adopted Resolution 68/268 which set out to strengthen the UN human rights treaty body system. Malcolm Evans 01 Feb 2019
68 A Rational Approach to Evidence-Based Decision Making in Education Policy If education policy-making is based strictly on rigorous evidence there is a risk of bias towards simple, discrete, measurable interventions. We present a framework for considering inconclusive evidence. Matthew Jukes 01 Feb 2019
69 FMR 60 - From the editors In this issue of FMR, authors from around the world debate how better to enable access to quality education both in emergency settings and in resettlement and asylum contexts. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 01 Feb 2019
70 FMR 60 - Feeling safe enough to learn in a conflict zone Building an internal sense of safety while also teaching coping skills and how to remain alert to the very real risks outside is essential if psychosocial programming in Afghanistan is to provide a ‘safe space’ for children to learn in a context of high i Bethan McEvoy 01 Feb 2019
71 FMR 60 - Breaking the silence: sexual coercion and abuse in post-conflict education Experience from the Central African Republic makes clear that global efforts to increase numbers of children in school, particularly in conflict-affected areas and for displaced children, need to pay greater attention to safety and accountability. Sophie Bray-Watkins 01 Feb 2019
72 FMR 60 - Strengthening education systems for long-term education responses Implementation of programmes in DRC and Nigeria demonstrates how the building blocks for long-term improvements can be laid in the earliest stages of an education in emergencies response, even in the most challenging contexts. Thea Lacey, Marcello Viola 01 Feb 2019
73 FMR 60 - Jordan: education policy in transition As the education sector in Jordan moves from a humanitarian to a development response, a lack of planning for an appropriate transition risks excluding some groups of learners. Julie Chinnery 01 Feb 2019
74 FMR 60 - Applying learning theory to shape 'good learning' in emergencies: experience from Dadaab, Kenya Applying one learning theory retrospectively to a non-formal education programme for youth shows how learning theories can be used to assess learning in diverse EiE programmes. Allyson Krupar, Marina L Anselme 01 Feb 2019
75 FMR 60 - Child-friendly spaces: enhancing their role in improving learning outcomes Providing psychosocial support to children through the medium of child-friendly spaces can improve learning outcomes for children but requires more localised, partnership-driven and gender-responsive approaches and strengthened monitoring and evaluation. Gurvinder Singh, Charlotte Tocchio 01 Feb 2019
76 FMR 60 - Refugee children with communication disability in Rwanda: providing the educational services they need Research undertaken in Rwanda aims to provide firm evidence for use in improving access to inclusive educational services for refugee children with communication disability. Helen Barrett, Julie Marshall, Juliet Goldbart 01 Feb 2019
77 FMR 60 - Refugee education in Greece: integration or segregation? Although education policies have been devised to integrate these children into the Greek education system, these policies have actually led to some students being segregated. Giorgos Simopoulos, Antonios Alexandridis 01 Feb 2019
78 FMR 60 - Accessing and thriving in education in the UK Research shows that significant barriers confront refugee and asylum-seeker children arriving in the UK in terms of them getting into school and thriving in education. Catherine Gladwell 01 Feb 2019
79 FMR 60 - Learning in resettlement Education is a central element of resettled families’ lives and providing support to parents and children to learn about and integrate into the education system is essential. Marwa Belghazi 01 Feb 2019
80 FMR 60 - UK immigration policy: restrictions on asylum seekers' right to study Changes to immigration legislation in the UK have led to restrictions on many asylum seekers' right to study. Helen Baron 01 Feb 2019
81 FMR 60 - 'Education is key to life': The the importance of education from the perspective of displaced learners Students on the University of East London's OLIve course – a preparatory course for university access specifically tailored to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK – share experiences of accessing education as displaced learners. OLIve course Students, IT trainer, director of the OLIve course 01 Feb 2019
82 FMR 60 - Educating unaccompanied children in US shelters Educational services provided to unaccompanied children in government-funded shelters in the US must be examined more critically in order to better meet the children’s varied needs – and federal standards for public education. Kylie Diebold, Kerri Evans, Emily Hornung 01 Feb 2019
83 FMR 60 - Teachers in displacement: learning from Dadaab Despite the challenges they face, refugee teachers believe in the potential of education to transform the lives of refugee learners and communities. Their voices and needs must inform refugee education provision in order to improve access and outcomes. Mohamed Duale, Ochan Leomoi, Abdullahi Aden, Okello Oyat 01 Feb 2019
84 FMR 60 - Child labour and school attendance in Turkey Promoting self-sufficiency for displaced populations can have the unintended consequence of undermining efforts to provide education for all Syrian children. Ozlem Erden 01 Feb 2019
85 FMR 60 - Inter-sectoral cooperation for Afghan refugee education in Iran A recent decree in Iran removed a legal barrier to undocumented refugee children attending school but other barriers remain. One non-governmental organisation discusses the successes and challenges of adopting an inter-sectoral approach. Reem Shammout, Olivier Vandecasteele 01 Feb 2019
86 FMR 60 - Connected learning: the future for higher education? Higher education institutions in Lebanon should consider how connected learning can improve access to higher education for young refugees and members of the host community. Hana Addam El-Ghali, Emma Ghosn 01 Feb 2019
87 FMR 60 - Connected learning: a refugee assessment Connected learning offers the opportunity to expand access to higher education for refugees, benefiting both individuals and communities. Moise Dushime, Eugenie Manirafasha, Kalenga Mbonyinshuti 01 Feb 2019
88 FMR 60 - The importance of access and accreditation: learning from the Thailand–Myanmar border The displaced community on the Thailand–Myanmar border has long provided for the basic educational needs of large numbers of children. Providing accredited education, however, remains a struggle. Mary Purkey, Megan Irving 01 Feb 2019
89 FMR 60 - Adult literacy: an essential component of the CRRF Literacy needs among the refugee populations of Uganda and Ethiopia are vast, yet although both are CRRF pilot countries – and therefore in theory committed to promoting literacy – functional adult literacy is barely supported at all. Massimo Lanciotti 01 Feb 2019
90 Creative Commons How war is shaping the Ukrainian HIV epidemic: A phylogeographic analysis An Evolutionary Medicine and Public Health seminar presented by Tetyana Vasylyeva (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford) on 24 October 2018 Tetyana Vasylyeva 31 Jan 2019
91 Creative Commons Why are men muscular? Reproductive, hormonal, and ecological hypotheses to explain variation in human male muscularity within populations of Bangladeshi and British men An Evolutionary Medicine and Public Health seminar presented by Kesson Magid (Department of Anthropology, University of Durham) on 7 November 2018 Kesson Magid 31 Jan 2019
92 Life history, parental investment and health of Agta foragers An Evolutionary Medicine and Public Health seminar presented by Abigail Page (Department of Anthropology, University College London) on 14 November 2018 Abigail Page 31 Jan 2019
93 Creative Commons Telomeres as integrative markers of exposure to stress and adversity: A systematic review and meta-analysis An Evolutionary Medicine and Public Health seminar presented by Dr Gillian Pepper (Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, University of Newcastle) on 28 November 2018 Gillian Pepper 31 Jan 2019
94 Militant masks: youth and insecurity in the Niger Delta David Pratten, the University of Oxford, presented the Anthropology Departmental Seminar on 9 November 2018 David Pratten 31 Jan 2019
95 Creative Commons Trials of the everyday: spaces of global health in South Africa Michelle Pentecosts, King's College London, presented the Anthropology Departmental Seminar on 2 November 2018 Michelle Pentecost 31 Jan 2019
96 Precolonial Microbiome: how microbiologists access anthropology museums to contribute to the debate on restitution Frederick Keck, Musée du quai Branly, presented this Anthropology Departmental Seminar on 26 October 2018 Frederick Keck 31 Jan 2019
97 'Don't Bury the Famine Dead': how humanitarian intervention killed the most vulnerable in Ajiep, South Sudan, in 1998 This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was given by Jok Madut Jok, SUNY Upstate Medical University, on 23 November 2018 Jok Madut Jok 31 Jan 2019
98 Teachers' professional development on summative assessment of practical science: perspectives from Project Calibrate This seminar will focus on the teacher education aspect of the project. It will outline the approaches being implemented to develop the teachers' knowledge and understanding to implement strategies to teach and assess practical science. Sibel Erduran, Ann Childs, Alison Cullinane 28 Jan 2019
99 The Legal Metamorphosis of War War does not escape the transformations global governance has experienced in the past decades. Delphine Dogot 25 Jan 2019
100 What's in a Label? Western Donors' Construction of Success and Failure in Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau ASC seminar by Teresa Almeida Cravo Teresa Almeida Cravo 25 Jan 2019