Past events

CCIG and Oecumene Seminar on Acts of Citizenship by Engin Isin

13 April 2011
The Open University, Milton Keynes, Christodoulou Meeting Room 1

In a two hour seminar on 'acts of citizenship' Engin Isin will present key ideas around the concept of 'acts of citizenship' based on the reading of his piece 'Citizenship in flux: The figure of the activist citizen' (2009).

Crisis of Participation: Participating in Crisis

12 April 2011 (All day)
The Open University, Walton Hall, Michael Young, Rooms 1-3, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Deena Dajani will be on the panel discussing 'Particiating in crisis: public creativity' and will be joined by Dr Jeremy Gilbert (University of East London) and Cecilia Wee and Sonya Dyer (Curators/oragnisers, 'If Not, Then What?' Chelsea programe/Chelsea College of Art and Design).

Atti scritturali come atti di cittadinanza: ’autoritratto’ di Kaha Mohamed Aden

7 April 2011 (All day)
Universita' degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Naples, Italy

Alessandra Marino, in conversation with Kaha Mohamed Aden, presented Aden's book 'Fra-intendimenti'. She proposed to read Aden's act of writing as an 'act of citizenship'.

Representation, Performance and the Jordanian Public Sphere

7 April 2011 (All day)
Loughborough University

Deena Dajani has been invited to speak at the Cultural and Media Analysis Research Group (CaMARG

Between the Political and the Cultural: Gender and the Jordanian Public Sphere

31 March 2011 (All day)
Lund University

Deena Dajani has been invited to speak at the Civic Cultures conference organised by Lund University. The title of her presentation is 'Between the Political and the Cultural: Gender and the Jordanian Public Sphere'.

Negotiating Gender Roles: Jordanian women and the politics of the cultural public sphere

4 March 2011 (All day)

Deena Dajani presents her work on 'Negotiating Gender Roles: Jordanian women and the politics of the cultural public sphere' at York University during the Carnival of feminist Cultural Activism.

What’s in a name? Reflecting on the coverage of the Arab revolutions

3 March 2011 (All day)
York University

Deena Dajani presents her work on 'What’s in a name? Reflecting on the coverage of the Arab revolutions' at York University during the Carnival of Feminist Cultural Activism.

Oecumene project launch

28 February 2011
The Open University, Michael Young Building, Ground Floor

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Oecumene project based in CCIG and POLIS. The event, starting with a lunch buffet, will feature the favourite jazz band of the Faculty of Social Sciences as well as the launch of an exciting photo competition and the Oecumene project website.

Advisory Board meeting

14 October 2010 - 15 February 2011
The Open University

The Advisory Board is genuinely engaged and engaging with the premises and promises of this project.  We have invited selected participants because we are excited about how their work speaks to this project and how this project might engage and challenge them.

Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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