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

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting The World

15:00 - 18:00 Friday 20 April 2018

The Society for Anglo Chinese Understanding invites to a panel discussion on...

Manchester University Music Society - Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 20 April 2018

The University’s two leading chamber choirs tackle choral works old and new,...

Manchester University Music Society - World Music

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 20 April 2018

Expect music-making originating from anywhere around the globe in this world...

Manchester University Music Society - Brass Band

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 21 April 2018

Recently returning from a tour of Edinburgh and competing at Unibrass, Brass...

Brexit and the North West

13:00 - 14:00 Sunday 22 April 2018

Wajid Khan became Labour’s newest North West Member of European Parliament in...

MIOIR Seminar: Shaz Ansari, Cambridge Judge Business School

12:30 - 14:00 Monday 23 April 2018

The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research runs a series of regular...

MIOIR Seminar: Machine learning, social learning and responsible innovation for self-driving cars

12:00 - 13:30 Tuesday 24 April 2018

Self-driving cars, a quintessentially ‘smart’ technology, are not born smart....

Why Charts Matter

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 24 April 2018

Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times

Art History Seminar: Dr Bernard Vere "Body Politics: Sport and the Avant-Garde Between the Wars"

18:00 - 20:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

Dr Bernard Vere (Program Director, MA Fine and Decorative Art and Design,...

Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

1. Coping with the aftermath of mass violence. The refugee experience

Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

1. Coping with the aftermath of mass violence. The refugee experience

CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Sarah Roddy on Max Weber: ‘Money and Religion: Revisiting the Protestant Ethic’

10:00 - 12:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

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

Peter Knight Inaugural Professorial Lecture - "Everything is Connected"

17:00 - 18:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

Peter Knight

Sociology Seminar: The Contested Terrain of Islamophobia: Performances of Anti-Muslim Hatred and Muslims’ Experiences as Bodies ‘out of place’ by Dr Maddy Abbas

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 25 April 2018

You are warmly invited to the April Sociology seminar given by Dr Maddy Abbas,...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr. Katharina Keim (Manchester), "Gaster and the Samaritans"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 26 April 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Lovenotes

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 26 April 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the...

Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 26 April 2018

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This...

Literature Live: Jesmyn Ward

19:00 - 21:00 Friday 27 April 2018

Manchester Literature Festival are thrilled to present a rare UK event with...

Manchester University Big Band

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 27 April 2018

With an eclectic set of fresh contemporary charts, Manchester University Big...

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Sunday 29 April 2018

Soloists:

The White Review

19:00 - 20:30 Monday 30 April 2018

The White Review’s editors Željka Maroševic and Francesca Wade introduce an...

Blake Awakes: Reinvention, Revival and Rylands Collections

Tuesday 01 May 2018

Blake Awakes: Reinvention, Revival and Rylands Collections

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Negotiating Digital Rights - Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 01 May 2018

Professor Ariadne Vromen, University of Sydney

Art History Seminar: "Agnes Varda and Memory: Three Jumpers in Three Films"

17:30 - 19:00 Wednesday 02 May 2018

Hazel Shaw, PhD candidate in Art History, will be delivering her research paper...

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 02 May 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

Geography Department Research Seminar: Dr Murray Gray (School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London)

16:00 - 17:30 Wednesday 02 May 2018

Geography Department Research Seminar

Ehrhardt Seminar: Joshua Bloor (Nazarene Theological College/MWRC), "he Picture of Dorian Gray: Cosmological Defilement in Hebrews 9:23"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 03 May 2018

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

Quatuor Danel Seminar

14:30 - 16:00 Thursday 03 May 2018

The Quatuor Danel workshops new compositions by postgraduate students of the...

Research Lifecycle Programme - May update

12:30 - 13:30 Thursday 03 May 2018

The Research Lifecycle is a five-year programme of investments to support The...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 03 May 2018

Miniatures by the youngest generation and by the father of the Quatuor Danel’s...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 03 May 2018

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

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with David Fanning (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 04 May 2018

Two iconic chamber works by Shostakovich frame Gubaidulina’s heartwrenching...

John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture with Jeanette Winterson

18:00 Tuesday 08 May 2018

Please note that the date of this event has changed.

Webinar - Data in Europe: Migration

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 09 May 2018

International migration is an increasingly important research topic. The CESSDA...

Webinar: Introduction to accessing and using European Social Survey data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09 May 2018

This free webinar is open to anyone with an interest in understanding and using...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr. Dominika Kurek-Chomycz (Liverpool Hope), "God and Jealousy in the Septuagint"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 10 May 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Gamelan

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 10 May 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the...

Cities of Strangeness, 1350-1700 conference

Friday 11 May 2018

strangers / estrangement / becoming-strange.

Join us at the annual CI Dragon Boat Race

Saturday 12 May 2018

This year UCLAN Confucius Institute will organise the annual Dragon Boat race...

HSRC Semiar - Learning from health and care devolution in Greater Manchester

Monday 14 May 2018

Making a Blueprint for Reform: Learning from health and care devolution in...

Digital Approaches to Text Editing

12:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 15 May 2018

This workshop will engage participants in a discussion about the future of...

eSurvey Discussion Forum

10:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 15 May 2018

The advantages of eSurveys over their paper and pen predecessors like cost and...

Webinar: The ONS Labour Force Survey Transformation Project - Designing a web-first approach to data collection

14:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 15 May 2018

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is transforming the way its surveys...

Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice - Work in Progress

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 16 May 2018

1. Understanding anti-immigrant hate speech on Twitter

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 16 May 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

eSurvey ODK Training Workshop

09:30 - 12:30 Wednesday 16 May 2018

ODK (Open Data Kit) is an open source set of tools which allows the creation...

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 17 May 2018

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

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 22 May 2018

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

Confucius Insitute Talk: White-collar Beauties: Gender, Sexuality and Power in Urban China

13:00 - 14:00 Thursday 24 May 2018

This talk is about the experiences of highly educated young professional women,...

Stealing Smiles: Changes in Dentistry during the 20th Century

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 24 May 2018

To coincide with National Smile Month and 70 years of the National Health...

Good Grief: Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Mourning

10:30 - 16:30 Friday 25 May 2018

10.30-11am Tea/Coffee (Foyer)

Introduction to ArcGIS

Friday 25 May 2018

The course will explore the fundamentals of GIS through the analysis of real,...

Social Media for Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

Monday 28 May 2018

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets...

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 30 May 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

ESTIVAL 2018

Monday 04 - Friday 08 June 2018

Join Manchester University Music Society in their unique equivalent to the...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 05 June 2018

Dr Suzy Moat, University of Warwick

Estival Mashup

19:30 - 21:00 Tuesday 05 June 2018

This concert will feature Carnival of the Animals and a dance showcase, before...

Jazz Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Tuesday 05 June 2018

Manchester University Music Society Jazz showcase returns, following its...

Ad Solem and The Cosmo Singers

13:10 - 14:00 Wednesday 06 June 2018

Join the two chamber choirs of the university for a final concert before their...

Manchester University String Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Wednesday 06 June 2018

Programme to include: Mozart       Divertimento Dmajor k.136

Webinar: Key data: Data about countries

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 06 June 2018

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

Manchester University Music Society Grade 1 Orchestra

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 07 June 2018

Have you ever wanted to watch a saxophonist try and play a violin whilst a...

Manchester University Wind Orchestra and Brass Band

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 07 June 2018

Michael Giacchino arr. Jay Bocook       The incredibles theme Berstein       West Side...

Manchester University Music Society - Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 08 June 2018

Elgar       Dream Children Elizabeth Maconchy       Nocturne

9th International Sustainability Transitions Conference

Monday 11 - Thursday 14 June 2018

The Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI) and Manchester Institute of...

HSRC Seminar - Managers, Medics and Manchester: The History of the NHS Administrative Training Scheme

13:30 - 14:30 Monday 11 June 2018

In Britain Ministers are, at least in theory, democratically accountable for...

HSRC Seminar - Resilience, Relationships, and Retention in Times of Transition

12:00 - 13:30 Monday 11 June 2018

Resilience, Relationships, and Retention in Times of Transition: NHS leaders...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 12 June 2018

Dr Beata Nowok, Longitudinal Studies Centre Scotland

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 12 June 2018

Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit...

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 13 June 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 (CPD accredited)

Thursday 14 June 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 (CPD accredited)

Friday 15 June 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

The University of Manchester Community Festival 2018

11:00 - 16:00 Saturday 16 June 2018

June 2018 will see the return of our free Community Festival, packed with fun...

Design of experiments and analysing experimental data

Friday 22 June 2018

This course is designed for those interested in the design, conduct, and...

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 27 June 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

The European Art-Science-Technology Network Week

18:00 - 19:30 Wednesday 27 June 2018

The European Art-Science-Technology Network (EASTN-DC) is a forerunner of the...

The European Art-Science-Technology Network Week

20:00 - 21:30 Wednesday 27 June 2018

The European Art-Science-Technology Network (EASTN-DC) is a forerunner of the...

The European Art-Science-Technology Network Week

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 28 June 2018

The European Art-Science-Technology Network (EASTN-DC) is a forerunner of the...

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

Thursday 28 - Friday 29 June 2018

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy...

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 11 July 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities...

Illicit drug user support, stigma and urban effects: debating injecting and consumption rooms in South Western Sydney

13:00 - 14:30 Tuesday 11 September 2018

The wide consumption of illicit drugs such as heroin and crystal...

International Law and Universality - 2018 Conference of the European Society of International Law

Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 September 2018

Join us for the 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of International...

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for...