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

Jeanette Winterson “In Conversation” with Val McDermid

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 20 February 2017

Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been...

Webinar: Flexible individual-level data from the Census: Census microdata and longitudinal studies

15:00 - 16:00 Monday 20 February 2017

Conventional census outputs take the form of counts of persons, households or...

Art History Seminar - Prof Gale Owen Crocker: The Canosa Gloves

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 21 February 2017

Prof Gale Owen Crocker: The Canosa Gloves Mansfield Cooper 3.22, 4-6

CIDRAL Film Screening and Q&A: Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind: In the Future, they Ate from the Finest Porcelain

12:30 - 14:15 Tuesday 21 February 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'.

Webinar: Creating Top Metric Maps

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 21 February 2017

This is a collaborative webinar involving Oliver O'Brien from the Consumer Data...

GDI Lecture Series: Predatory states and Economic development

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 22 February 2017

Predatory states and Economic development Professor Mehrdad Vahabi (University...

Short Course: Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus (intermediate)

Wednesday 22 - Friday 24 February 2017

Structural Equation Models (SEM) amalgamate regression analysis, path/mediation...

Strengths-based strategies for mentally ill offenders: First results from a multidisciplinary project

13:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 22 February 2017

Tom Vander Beken will present and discuss interim results of a study to develop...

Webinar: Bringing new forms of data to the study of cities

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 22 February 2017

This is a collaborative webinar involving Dr Daniel Arribas-Bel from the...

Art History Seminar - Nic Cullinan (National Portrait Gallery)

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 23 February 2017

Nic Cullinan, National Portrait Gallery (Whitworth Teaching Suite, 5.30-7pm)

CTIS Seminar: Frank Austermühl, "Don't Mind the Gap: Using Technology to Empower English L2 Translators"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 23 February 2017

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

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

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 23 February 2017

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

Piano Recital by Nicolas Hodges

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 23 February 2017

Nicolas Hodges is an English pianist and composer, specialising in avant-garde...

‘The Burnley Buggers' Ball’ & ‘Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator’ (LGBT History events)

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 24 February 2017

The Burnley Buggers’ Ball written by Stephen M Hornby

MUMS Opera and more

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 25 February 2017

This year, MUMS have decided to programme Holst’s one-act opera Savitri, along...

John McAuliffe “In Conversation” with Mohsin Hamid

19:00 - 20:30 Monday 27 February 2017

Manchester Literature Festival presents an In Conversation with award-winning...

Art History Seminar: Olivia Horsfall Turner - "Reading and writing architecture in early modern England"

17:30 - 19:00 Wednesday 01 March 2017

Olivia Horsfall Turner (V&A) Reading and writing architecture in early modern...

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Paul Oldfield, ‘The power of ‘brain drain’ in the twelfth-century kingdom of Sicily’

13:00 - 13:50 Wednesday 01 March 2017

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Paul Oldfield, ‘The power of ‘brain drain’...

CTIS Seminar: Loredana Polezzi, "Monolingual Performances and Multilingual Selves: Rethinking the translation continuum"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 02 March 2017

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Meredith Warren (Sheffield), 'The Transmission of Divine Knowledge through Taste: A Sensory Analysis of Rev 10:8-10'

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 02 March 2017

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

Glenn Sharp and Chico Pere

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 02 March 2017

Glenn Sharp and Chico Pere are the two founding members of ‘Calaita Flamenco...

Short Course: Introduction to Cluster Analysis (introductory)

Thursday 02 March 2017

The course covers cluster analysis concepts and methods in SPSS. It is aimed at...

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 02 March 2017

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

English Lute Songs from the Golden Age featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Dame Emma Kirkby

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 04 March 2017

A programme drawn from the songbooks of John Dowland, John Danyel and their...

MANTIS Festival

18:00 - 19:30 Saturday 04 March 2017

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

MANTIS Festival

20:00 - 21:00 Saturday 04 March 2017

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

MANTIS Festival

14:00 - 15:30 Sunday 05 March 2017

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

Literature Live: Beth Underdown and Kate Hamer

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 06 March 2017

Beth Underdown was born in Rochdale in 1987. Her debut novel, The Witchfinder's...

Quine and Naturalism

Monday 06 - Tuesday 07 March 2017

A two-day workshop organised by the Forum for Quine and the History of Analytic...

Short Course: Introduction to Data Analysis 1 (introductory)

Monday 06 March 2017

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

'Norman Nicholson - A Regional Poet?'

12:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 07 March 2017

The Cumbrian poet Norman Nicholson (1914-1987) was, perhaps rather...

Art History Seminar: Rebecca Wade - The Making (and Remaking) of Leeds Art Gallery

17:30 - 19:00 Tuesday 07 March 2017

Rebecca Wade (Henry Moore Institute) will be speaking on "The Making (and...

Short Course: Introduction to Data Analysis 2 (introductory)

Tuesday 07 March 2017

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

2017 Budget “Hack” Day

10:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 08 March 2017

Wednesday, 8 March Drop in anytime: 10:00 – 16:00 Club Academy, University of...

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners: Free Taster Session

13:00 - 13:30 Wednesday 08 March 2017

Try our ‘Ballroom and Latin for Beginners’ free taster session to get a flavour...

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners: Free Taster Session

13:30 - 14:00 Wednesday 08 March 2017

Try our ‘Ballroom and Latin for Beginners’ free taster session to get a flavour...

GDI Lecture Series: Gender, Urbanisation and Poverty: Principles, Practice, and the Space of Slums

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 08 March 2017

Gender, Urbanisation and Poverty: Principles, Practice, and the Space of Slums...

Musica International Women’s Day concert

13:10 - 14:00 Wednesday 08 March 2017

On International Women’s Day Musica presents a concert of works by female...

Webinar: Key data: Census

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 08 March 2017

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

A life of a woman in politics

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 09 March 2017

The School of Law is delighted to welcome the Right Honourable Dame Margaret...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Professor Joseph Vogl: Financial Governance

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 09 March 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'.

CTIS Seminar: Ruth Bush, "African Literature and the Post-capitalist Imaginary: Reading Tram 83"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 09 March 2017

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Loveday Alexander (Sheffield), 'Orality and the Gospels'

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09 March 2017

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

Manchester Urban Institute Launch: Lord Blunkett

17:30 - 20:00 Thursday 09 March 2017

'Universities post Brexit, aspiring to remain international but with a mission...

Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 09 March 2017

Though numbered third, Beethoven’s D major quartet was in fact the first he had...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Sarah Leonard (soprano)

19:30 - 21:30 Friday 10 March 2017

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Sarah Leonard (soprano)

MUMS Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 11 March 2017

Programme to include: Britten       Russian Funeral

Jeanette Winterson "In Conversation" with Neil Jordan

19:00 - 20:30 Monday 13 March 2017

Neil Jordan was born in 1950 in Sligo. His first book of stories, Night in...

The IMF and the Eurozone Crisis: troublemaker or trouble-shooter?

16:00 - 17:30 Tuesday 14 March 2017

You are cordially welcome to this JMCE special event:

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Professor Mike Savage: The Politics of Social Inequality in the 21st Century

16:00 - 19:00 Wednesday 15 March 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'.

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Katia Chornik, 'Collecting and archiving music histories from political detention centres in Pinochet’s Chile (1973-1990)'

13:00 - 13:50 Wednesday 15 March 2017

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Katia Chornik, 'Collecting and archiving...

Webinar: Key data: Data about countries

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 15 March 2017

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

Art History Seminar: Prof Bette Talvacchia - Michelangelo's Ignudi

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 16 March 2017

Prof Bette Talvacchia (University of Oklahoma) Michelangelo's Ignudi: from...

CTIS Seminar: Charlotte Bosseaux, "Translating Voices in GBV Documentaries"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 16 March 2017

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Sarah Whittle (St. Andrews), Romans 1:4 and the Iconography of Imperial Apotheosis

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 16 March 2017

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

Trio Atem: Labyrinths and Mazes

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 16 March 2017

For their 10th anniversary concert, Trio Atem return with a programme of new...

Ad Solem

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 17 March 2017

MUMS’ elite chamber choir returns to the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall to present...

Ensemble Extravaganza

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 17 March 2017

From duos to quartets this concert focuses on the diverse and exciting range of...

Kaye Mitchell "In Conversation" with George Saunders

18:30 - 20:00 Friday 17 March 2017

Waterstones Deansgate, in conjunction with The University of Manchester's...

Manchester University Wind Orchestra and String Orchestra (MUWO and MUSO)

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 18 March 2017

MUWO and MUSO return to the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall to perform a range of...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Professor Alan Bowman

17:00 - 19:00 Wednesday 22 March 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'.

GDI Lecture Series: Resilience, Development and Global Change: Resistance, Rootedness and Resourcefulness

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 22 March 2017

Resilience, Development and Global Change: Resistance, Rootedness and...

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 22 March 2017

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

Art History Seminar - Nicholas Penny, Visiting Pilkington Professor

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 23 March 2017

Nicholas Penny, Visiting Pilkington Professor (Whitworth Teaching Suite,...

CTIS Seminar: Joss Moorkens, "The Impact of Machine Translation on Translators: Perception vs. Reality"

14:00 - 15:30 Thursday 23 March 2017

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Charlotte Naylor Davies (Heythrop College), TBA

14:00 Thursday 23 March 2017

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

Memory, Vision and Cognition: Deciphering Ancient Documents in the Digital Age

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday 23 March 2017

Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy will...

The Michael Kahan Kapelye

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 23 March 2017

The latest generation of musicians in the Music department's student klezmer...

Storm in a Teacup: Tempestuous Music by Baroque Composers

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 24 March 2017

A tempestuous programme of music depicting stormy weather, by Matthew Locke and...

The University of Manchester Chorus, Symphony Orchestra and The Cosmo Singers

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 25 March 2017

The University of Manchester Chorus presents Dvorák’s magnificent Mass in D...

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Tom Tunstall-Allcock, ‘Black-tie balls and barbecues: presidential diplomacy during the Cold War’

13:00 - 13:50 Wednesday 29 March 2017

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Tom Tunstall-Allcock, ‘Black-tie balls and...

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 29 March 2017

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

Art History Study Afternoon: Magic + Art

Thursday 30 March 2017

Study Afternoon: Magic + Art (Whitworth Teaching Suite)

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dwight Swanson (Nazarene Theological College), Exegesis of Scripture in the Gospel of Matthew: A Close-up

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 30 March 2017

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

Manchester University Big Band (MUBB)

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 30 March 2017

The Manchester University Big Band is an ensemble that plays an eclectic mix of...

Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 30 March 2017

The most adventurous of Beethoven’s early quartets is famous for its finale...

New Sounds from Manchester

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 31 March 2017

New Sounds from Manchester was set up this year, performing new music by...

Quatuor Danel with David Fanning (piano)

19:30 - 21:30 Friday 31 March 2017

The first of Beethoven’s three mid-period quartets for the Russian ambassador...

Short Course: Bayesian Analysis using WinBUGS / OpenBUGS (intermediate)

Tuesday 04 - Wednesday 05 April 2017

Use of Bayesian methods is becoming increasingly widespread within quantitative...

The Progressive Verse of Dawson Jackson and ASJ Tessimond

12:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 04 April 2017

John Tessimond and Dawson Jackson are poets whose work complicates the popular...

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 05 April 2017

This webinar is an introduction to Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

‘Comment is free, but facts are sacred’: The Guardian in Local, National, and Global History

09:00 - 17:30 Thursday 06 April 2017

Keynote speaker: Martin Wainwright, journalist, author and former Northern...

Short Course: Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis (introductory)

Monday 10 April 2017

The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis. The...

Short Course: Longitudinal Data Analysis (intermediate)

Tuesday 11 April 2017

The course covers two of the most useful ways of analysing longitudinal data....

SOLD OUT Romeo and Juliet: Star-Crossed Lovers

13:00 - 14:00 Thursday 20 April 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ROMEO AND JULIET TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT.

SOLD OUT Romeo and Juliet Star-Crossed Lovers

10:00 - 11:00 Friday 21 April 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ROMEO AND JULIET TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT.

Introduction to STATA (introductory)

Monday 24 April 2017

The course provides an introductory training in Stata, a statistical package...

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Professor Judith Walkowitz: Feminism and Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South

17:00 - 19:00 Tuesday 25 April 2017

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'. Organised in...

Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 25 April 2017

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

GDI Lecture Series: The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 26 April 2017

The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure: Dr...

Urban security in Europe: Current realities, future scenarios

15:00 - 16:30 Wednesday 26 April 2017

This seminar is part of the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice seminar...

"Wandering.." Ian Buckle, piano

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 27 April 2017

Ian Buckle's programme explores the notion of Wandering: Debussy's Estampes and...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Mary E. Mills (Newman University), 'City as Sustainable Enviroment'

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 27 April 2017

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

Vonnegut Collective

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 28 April 2017

This year MUMS is privileged to have the Vonnegut Collective perform works from...

'Unlocking the Archive of Anvil Press'

12:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 02 May 2017

Anvil Press was founded in 1968 by Peter Jay, who remained its director until...

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Keith Brown, TBA

13:00 - 13:50 Wednesday 03 May 2017

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Keith Brown, TBA

Art History Seminar: Prof David Lomas - Imaging Art and Medicine

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 04 May 2017

Prof David Lomas (University of Manchester): Imaging Art and Medicine: A...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Paul Middleton, 'Confronting Violence in the Apocalypse: Reading Revelation through the Brick Bible'

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 04 May 2017

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

Robin Ireland (viola) and Krysia Osostowicz (violin)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 04 May 2017

Robin Ireland and Krysia Osostowicz perform two of the best loved Duos for...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 04 May 2017

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