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Event date
Friday, May 22, 2015 -
10:00 to 18:30
Location
The Open University, Milton Keynes

2015 marks forty years since the Open University launched its pioneering course A305 History of architecture and design 1890-1939 in 1975.  The course has been widely acknowledged as a landmark in the study of modern architecture and design both in the UK and internationally.  This conference will take A305 as its starting point to trace some central themes in the history of the discipline in this country from the 1970s onwards.  Key figures involved in the writing and broadcasting of the course will discuss its making and impact.  Other developments in the spread of the subject in

Event date
Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:00
Location
Milton Keynes

ON AIR, Caroline Devine, 2013 (excerpt) - live recording of sound installation

Duration 18:11 Recording © Caroline Devine, 2013

Event date
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 17:00
Location
Camden Town, London

Marsha Meskimmon, 'The Precarious Ecologies of Cosmopolitanism'  The Open Arts Journal hosted a research seminar and reception at the OU Camden, London to mark the Journal’s launch this summer. Professor Marsha Meskimmon (Loughborough University), spoke about her article published in Issue 1, 'The Precarious Ecologies of Cosmopolitanism'. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion including: Professor Berthold Schoene and Dr Ellie Byrne (guest editors of our inaugural issue, and both at Manchester Metropolitan University) together with Open Arts Journal editor-in-chief Dr Leon Wainwright (OU Art History), and Q&A.

Event date
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 17:00
Location
Camden Town, London

Berthold Schoene, Ellie Byrne and Leon Wainwright, panel discussion  The Open Arts Journal hosted a research seminar and reception at the OU Camden, London to mark the Journal’s launch this summer. Professor Marsha Meskimmon (Loughborough University), spoke about her article published in Issue 1, 'The Precarious Ecologies of Cosmopolitanism'. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion including: Professor Berthold Schoene and Dr Ellie Byrne (guest editors of our inaugural issue, and both at Manchester Metropolitan University) together with Open Arts Journal editor-in-chief Dr Leon Wainwright (OU Art History), and Q&A.

Event date
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 08:00
Location
Chania, Crete, Greece

Diana Newall, 'Interactions on Rural Crete in the 14th century'  The workshop provided the Leverhulme Project team with an introduction to the context and issues associated to Crete, for the topic of their research. Speakers presented on a range of themes including social, economic, cultural, artistic and architectural aspects of Crete in the late medieval and early modern period.

Event date
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 08:00
Location
Chania, Crete, Greece

Charalambos Gasparis, 'A Brief outline of the History of Crete during the first centuries of the Venetian rule'  The workshop provided the Leverhulme Project team with an introduction to the context and issues associated to Crete, for the topic of their research. Speakers presented on a range of themes including social, economic, cultural, artistic and architectural aspects of Crete in the late medieval and early modern period.

Event date
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 08:00
Location
Chania, Crete, Greece

The workshop provided the Leverhulme Project team with an introduction to the context and issues associated to Crete, for the topic of their research. Speakers presented on a range of themes including social, economic, cultural, artistic and architectural aspects of Crete in the late medieval and early modern period.

Event date
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 17:00
Location
Camden Town, London

The Open Arts Journal hosted a research seminar and reception at the OU Camden, London to mark the Journal’s launch this summer. Professor Marsha Meskimmon (Loughborough University), spoke about her article published in Issue 1, 'The Precarious Ecologies of Cosmopolitanism'. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion including: Professor Berthold Schoene and Dr Ellie Byrne (guest editors of our inaugural issue, and both at Manchester Metropolitan University) together with Open Arts Journal editor-in-chief Dr Leon Wainwright (OU Art History), and Q&A.

Event date
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 17:30
Location
Wales

Wales: Steve Geliot, Jo Fong,  Tanja Råman – ‘Trajectory’  In September 1963, Harold Wilson launched the idea of the 'University of the Air' which became The Open University (OU), receiving its Royal Charter in 1969. To celebrate the role of research at the OU, an innovative arts commission was launched for artists and curators of all media to deliver one of four art projects around the themes of design and technology, arts and humanities, science and social science. Each project is based in one of the four UK nations: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Event date
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 13:00
Location
Belfast City Hall

Northern Ireland: Carrie Neely – ‘Luminous, Curious, Journey’  In September 1963, Harold Wilson launched the idea of the 'University of the Air' which became The Open University (OU), receiving its Royal Charter in 1969. To celebrate the role of research at the OU, an innovative arts commission was launched for artists and curators of all media to deliver one of four art projects around the themes of design and technology, arts and humanities, science and social science. Each project is based in one of the four UK nations: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Event date
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 14:00
Location
Edinburgh

Scotland:  Wiretrace – ‘The Brain Trilogy’  In September 1963, Harold Wilson launched the idea of the 'University of the Air' which became The Open University (OU), receiving its Royal Charter in 1969. To celebrate the role of research at the OU, an innovative arts commission was launched for artists and curators of all media to deliver one of four art projects around the themes of design and technology, arts and humanities, science and social science. Each project is based in one of the four UK nations: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Event date
Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:00
Location
Milton Keynes

England:  Caroline Devine –  ‘On Air’  In September 1963, Harold Wilson launched the idea of the 'University of the Air' which became The Open University (OU), receiving its Royal Charter in 1969. To celebrate the role of research at the OU, an innovative arts commission was launched for artists and curators of all media to deliver one of four art projects around the themes of design and technology, arts and humanities, science and social science. Each project is based in one of the four UK nations: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.