All upcoming events

All upcoming events at Oxford Brookes University

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Making your research accessible: with Dr Emily Nordmann

16 April 2024 - 16 April 2024

Making your research accessible: a guide to publishing opportunities for students and educators.

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From Hostility to Dignity

16 April 2024 - 16 April 2024

Join us for this Think Human Festival event, where we address the current developments under the UK's immigration policy and the environment it creates for migrants and refugees.

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Occupations & Interruptions: A Poetry Workshop for Carers

17 April 2024 - 17 April 2024

Do you have unpaid caring responsibilities? Would you like to meet other carers and write poetry together? Join our Think Human Festival online workshop, led by Dr. Dinah Roe and poet Sarah Hesketh.

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Disability, "Unfit" Bodies and Eugenic Stigma

17 April 2024 - 17 April 2024

This Think Human talk will explore the legacies of eugenics in connection with disability.

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Dehumanisation and the Enduring Legacies of Eugenics

17 April 2024 - 17 April 2024

Join us for this free Think Human exhibition reviewing the impact of eugenics across time and space.

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Three Remarkable Women

17 April 2024 - 17 April 2024

For this Think Human Festival Open Lecture, three remarkable political thinkers of the twentieth century, Hannah Arendt, Iris Murdoch and Simone Weil are presented and discussed.

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Serial Poisoners and the Psychology of Crime

18 April 2024 - 18 April 2024

Join us for this History Work-In-Progress seminar with Dr Katherine Watson

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Motherhood: Exploring Maternal Experiences of the Pandemic in the Digital Age

18 April 2024 - 18 April 2024

Featuring excerpts from award winning playwright Sue Bevan’s and Prof Tina Miller’s film on pandemic motherhood and an extract from Dr Antonia Mackay’s upcoming play performed by Human Story Theatre.

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The Lost Paths

18 April 2024 - 18 April 2024

This Think Human Festival event starts with a guided walk through Headington’s many types of Rights of Way, before a discussion and Q&A session with Jack Cornish, Head of Paths at The Ramblers.

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Does the law have a problem with masculinity?

19 April 2024 - 19 April 2024

Join us for this Think Human event, where we explore how the law understands what it is to be masculine and to what extent this causes difficulties both for women and men in the modern world.