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Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the Faculty of Humanities.

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners

Wednesday 27 September - Wednesday 22 November 2017

Due to popular demand, this Autumn the Martin Harris Centre is going back to...

Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson - Part of Manchester Literature Festival

19:30 - 21:00 Tuesday 17 October 2017

Join two of our most incisive practitioners of fiction for a conversation about...

The Tabley House Collection

Saturday 01 April - Sunday 29 October 2017

As a university of Manchester country house collection, The Tabley House...

Designing Dams That Don't Cost The Earth: Public lecture with Professor Bill Adams, University of Cambridge

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Throughout history, people have dreamed of harnessing free-flowing rivers for...

EU Climate Policy at a Time of Crisis

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 18 October 2017

EU Climate Policy at a Time of Crisis

Honoured in the breach: Unpaid wages as a business model

15:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Alliance Manchester Business School's Work and Equalities Institute presents...

What is crowdsourced data?

13:00 - 14:30 Wednesday 18 October 2017

CCCJ Seminar Programme 2017/18 (in collaboration with Methods@Manchester)

What is crowdsourced data?

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Crowdsourcing involves harnessing the information and skills of large crowds of...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Alejandro Tantanian: 'Private and Public Cultural Management in Argentina: Complementary or Opposing Models?'

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 19 October 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year,...

CTIS Seminar: Louise Fryer, "Audio Description and the Psychology of Immersion"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 19 October 2017

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Andrew T. Lincoln (Gloucestershire), 'The Reception of Jesus in John 21'

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 19 October 2017

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Representations of Syrian Refugees in the Turkish Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis

16:00 - 18:00 Thursday 19 October 2017

This paper investigates the representation of Syrian asylum seekers in the...

SEED Annual Social Responsibility Lecture: 'BME experiences in higher education: inclusion, equity and social justice'

16:30 - 18:15 Thursday 19 October 2017

SEED's annual Social Responsibility Lecture will see Professor Kalwant Bhopal...

Turton Consort: Monteverdi: Il quarto libro de madrigali (1603)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 19 October 2017

The Turton Consort, a professional Manchester-based vocal ensemble, presents...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 19 October 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about...

Les réfugiés francophones en Angleterre: Soirée d'histoire et de poésie

18:00 - 19:30 Friday 20 October 2017

Siobhan Brownlie, Lecturer in Translation Studies, will be doing a talk (in...

Manchester University Music Society Public Lunchtime Concert - Jazz Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 20 October 2017

Come and enjoy a lunchtime concert performed by the Manchester University Music...

Nigella Lawson in conversation with Jeanette Winterson- Part of Manchester Literature Festival **SOLD OUT**

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 20 October 2017

PLEASE NOTE: This event is Sold Out

Manchester University Music Society Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:15 Saturday 21 October 2017

Symphony Orchestra returns with a performance of Shostakovich’s 10th symphony,...

Gordon Crosse 80th Birthday Celebratory Concert

14:00 - 15:30 Sunday 22 October 2017

A concert in celebration of composer Gordon Crosse, which will include new...

Shami Chakrabarti – Of Women - Part of Manchester Literature Festival

15:00 - 16:30 Sunday 22 October 2017

Britain’s leading human rights campaigner takes aim on the oldest and most...

Part of Manchester Science Festival- Kyle D Evans - Born to Sum

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 23 October 2017

Join the maths muso and guitar-slinging geek himself, as he takes you on a...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Tim Ingold: 'The Creativity of Habit'

17:00 - 19:00 Tuesday 24 October 2017

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled in the new year.

Responding to Emergency Crises - Personal Reflections

17:00 - 18:30 Tuesday 24 October 2017

For this seminar, we are joined by Gareth Owen from Save the Children.

CSEP Senior Seminar Series. Individual findings in research: to return or not to return?

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 25 October 2017

Individual findings in research: to return or not to return?

CIDRAL Performance-Lecture: Judaica Project: 'Bodies of Song'

16:30 - 19:00 Thursday 26 October 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year,...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Enrico Terrinoni: 'Awaking the “plultiple”: translating Joyce’s Finegans Wake into Infinitalian'

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 26 October 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year,...

CTIS Seminar: Enrico Terrinoni, "Awakening the ‘Plultiple’: Translating Joyce’s Finnegans Wake into Infinitalian"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 26 October 2017

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Mi Ja Wi (MWRC/Nazarene), “What Must We Do?: The Path to Salvation in Luke’s Gospel?”

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 26 October 2017

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Global Development Institute Annual Lecture with Prof Dani Rodrik

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 26 October 2017

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Prof Dani Rodrik of...

Il Bacio - A La Polonaise (Telemann’s love affair with Polish music)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 26 October 2017

Il Bacio (the kiss) ... just as the name suggests Il Bacio aims to seduce its...

Public lecture: Casualty! A Twentieth Century History

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday 26 October 2017

Thanks to the long-running TV show Casualty and the more recent Casualty 1900s,...

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 26 October 2017

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method....

MANTIS Festival

18:00 - 19:30 Saturday 28 October 2017

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

MANTIS Festival

20:00 - 21:30 Saturday 28 October 2017

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

MANTIS Festival

14:00 - 15:30 Sunday 29 October 2017

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

Be / / Longing

Tuesday 31 October - Saturday 04 November 2017

To showcase the research of The University of Manchester’s Migration Lab and...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series: Model-Based Pre-Election Polling for National and Sub-National Outcomes in the US and UK

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 31 October 2017

Dr Ben Lauderdale, London School of Economics.

Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Jeanette Winterson - ** Currently Sold Out **

19:30 - 21:00 Tuesday 31 October 2017

PLEASE NOTE: This event is Sold Out

CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Charles Forsdick: 'Exoticism now: historical precedents, contemporary perspectives'

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 01 November 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year,...

Health at work in the shadow of Brexit

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 01 November 2017

Health at work in the shadow of Brexit

Methods Fair 2017

Wednesday 01 November 2017

Let’s get creative!

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 02 November 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about data...

#Crime Live

Friday 03 November 2017

Become a crime scene investigator for the night...

Fred Jevons Science Policy Lecture: Science Policy Under Thatcher

18:00 - 21:30 Friday 03 November 2017

The 2017 Fred Jevons Science Policy Lecture will be delivered Jon Agar,...

From Liberal Studies to Innovation Research: Celebrating 50 years of science and innovation policy and management research at the University of Manchester

Friday 03 November 2017

In 2017 the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research is celebrating its 10th...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Cocoa Sustainability Challenge

10:00 - 12:00 Saturday 04 November 2017

This interactive challenge aims to raise awareness regarding the complex...

ESRC Festival of Social Science

Saturday 04 - Saturday 11 November 2017

The University of Manchester, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan...

The University of Manchester Chorus Martin’s Mass and More

19:30 - 21:15 Saturday 04 November 2017

The University of Manchester’s Cosmo Singers kick off their 2017/18 programme...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Radio in a day for women

10:00 - 17:30 Monday 06 November 2017

In one day you'll gain the skills and confidence with your team, to plan,...

Workshop: Working with data on political behaviour

09:30 - 16:30 Monday 06 November 2017

A one-day workshop organised by CESSDA ERIC (European Research Infrastructure...

'ACAB? The police and the criminal justice system through the eyes of English Defence League activists'

16:00 - 17:30 Tuesday 07 November 2017

CCCJ Seminar Programme 2017/18 (in collaboration with Methods@Manchester)

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Dr Vanessa Gash, City, University of London

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Documentary screening: 'The White Helmets'

18:00 - 19:30 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Join us to watch the Oscar-winning The White Helmets documentary, which follows...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Tackling educational disadvantage through innovative place-based initiatives

14:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Are you an education professional within a school, a local authority, or the...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Valuing urban nature: wellbeing, ageing and biodiversity

12:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Communities, artists, activists, researchers and ecological organisations are...

CSEP Senior Seminar Series. Wombs Wanted: gifted or loaned? On the ethical symmetries between surrogacy and uterus transplantation

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

Wombs Wanted: gifted or loaned? On the ethical symmetries between surrogacy and...

Doing research with letters: lessons from the field

13:00 - 14:30 Wednesday 08 November 2017

CCCJ Seminar Programme 2017/18 (in collaboration with Methods@Manchester)

Doing research with letters: lessons from the field

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

Doing [reporting on prisons] is like looking through a keyhole: it is very...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Climate just: Launching new climate adaptation resources

13:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

Climate change has the potential to increase inequality and disadvantage in the...

Sonic Cultures Research Group: 'Increase the Pressure?: Leftist Strategies in Music After Modernism'

16:00 - 18:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

What is to be done when it’s all been done before? From a socialist/leftist...

Work, health and stress: Some observations

15:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

Alliance Manchester Business School's Work and Equalities Institute presents...

CTIS Seminar: Caroline Summers, "‘No speech is speech if it is not heard’: The author as a subaltern voice in literary translation"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 09 November 2017

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Todd Klutz (Manchester), Title TBD

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09 November 2017

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Good care-giving in care homes for older people

13:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09 November 2017

Many people currently experience care-giving in later years in the form of care...

Lives of Letters Network: Curating Correspondence

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 09 November 2017

The Lives and Afterlives of Letters Network is a newly established,...

School of Law Hamlyn Lecture

18:00 - 19:00 Thursday 09 November 2017

On Thursday,9 November 2017 the School of Law will host one of this year's...

Schumann’s Dichterliebe: Timothy Langston (tenor) Somi Kim (Piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 09 November 2017

University of Manchester alumnus Timothy Langston, tenor and Somi Kim, piano...

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09 November 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

ESRC Festival of Social Science: "Linguistics research and the language classroom: a discussion"

19:30 - 21:30 Friday 10 November 2017

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the University of Manchester is...

Manchester University Music Society Brass and Percussion Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 10 November 2017

An insightful snapshot of the vibrant and energetic performances that the...

What Inspires Humanitarian Action?

18:00 - 21:00 Friday 10 November 2017

Project Trust and The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict...

Manchester University Music Society Chamber Orchestra

19:30 - 21:15 Saturday 11 November 2017

Chamber Orchestra returns for an exciting evening of music. Professor Barry...

MANTIS - Part of the New Music North West Festival 2017

17:00 - 18:00 Monday 13 November 2017

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents a concert of new electroacoustic...

The role of board-level clinical leaders in QI

12:00 - 13:30 Monday 13 November 2017

Alliance Manchester Business School's Health Services Research Centre present a...

The EU's future after the French and German Elections

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 15 November 2017

The EU's future after the French and German Elections

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Wednesday 15 November 2017

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Ad Solem - Part of the New Music North West Festival

18:00 - 19:00 Thursday 16 November 2017

The University of Manchester’s chamber choir Ad Solem start their 2017/18...

Ebonit Saxophone Quartet - Part of the New Music North West Festival 2017

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 16 November 2017

Richard Whalley, Kevin Malone and the Ebonit Saxophone Quartet explore the...

Students’ Q&A with composer Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE - Part of the New Music North West Festival 2017

14:30 - 16:00 Thursday 16 November 2017

A student panel made up of undergraduates and postgraduates from The University...

The Unknowing Heiress: Meriel Leicester of Tabley Old Hall

14:30 - 16:00 Thursday 16 November 2017

Meriel was the only, and precious, daughter of Sir Francis Leicester and the...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Thursday 16 November 2017

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Webinar: Key data: Census

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 16 November 2017

Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data,...

GDI Lecture: Prof AbdouMaliq Simone on collective operations in urban settings

14:00 - 15:30 Friday 17 November 2017

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof...

New Sounds from Manchester - Part of the New Music North West Festival 2017

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 17 November 2017

After the success of last year’s inaugural performances, New Sounds returns for...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 17 November 2017

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 21 November 2017

Dr Laurie Corna, King's College, London

CSEP Senior Seminar Series. Regulating human tissue: is there a role for ethics?

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 22 November 2017

Regulating human tissue: is there a role for ethics?

How to... analyse criminal networks

13:00 - 14:30 Wednesday 22 November 2017

How to... analyse criminal networks CCCJ Seminar Programme 2017/18 (in...

Social Network Analysis Using Stata

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 22 November 2017

Social network analysis is one of the most rapidly growing fields of the social...

15th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Jorie Graham

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday 23 November 2017

This year’s 15th Rylands reading will be given by Jorie Graham.

Ehrhardt Seminar: Stephen Barton (Manchester/Durham), "Jesus on Justice, Mercy, and Social Wellbeing in Constitutional Perspective"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 23 November 2017

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Michelle Assay and David Fanning: two-piano recital

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 23 November 2017

Two fiery and colourful works for two pianos from the first decade of the 20th...

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 23 November 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

Manchester University Wind Orchestra (MUWO)

19:30 - 21:15 Saturday 25 November 2017

Manchester University Wind Orchestra returns with an exciting programme of...

CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Tristan Burke on Jacques Rancière

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 29 November 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year,...

GDI Lecture: Prof William Ferguson on collective action, inequality and development

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 29 November 2017

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof...

Royal Economic Society 2017 Annual Public Lecture

15:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 29 November 2017

The Royal Economic Society will be hosting one of the countries’ most inspiring...

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14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 29 November 2017

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Researching Digital Cultural Heritage

Thursday 30 November - Friday 01 December 2017

Researching Digital Cultural Heritage proposes a critical examination of...