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

Danez Smith: Don’t Call Us Dead

19:00 - 20:30 Monday 22 January 2018

Manchester Literature Festival is thrilled to welcome to Manchester acclaimed...

DH@Manchester Digital Texts Workshops: Session 1

09:30 - 15:30 Monday 22 January 2018

Introduction to data, the command line and automating tasks for the digital...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series: The Effects of Skills Underutilization and Unemployment on Hiring Decisions

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 23 January 2018

Dr Robin Samuel, University of Luxembourg

DH@Manchester Digital Texts Workshops: Sessions 2 and 3

10:15 - 17:00 Tuesday 23 January 2018

Session 2: Early English Books Online and the Digital Archive: A Case-Study,...

DH@Manchester Digital Texts Workshops: Session 4

10:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 24 January 2018

Session 4: Working with Spreadsheets and Open Refine, Wednesday 24th January,...

Art, Freedom and Protection Symposium

Friday 26 January 2018

A symposium and performance event, with Artist Protection Fund Fellows Silvanos...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series: Balancing the Local and the Universal in Maintaining Ethical Access to a Genomics Biobank

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 30 January 2018

Dr Catherine Heeney, University of Edinburgh

"Digital Punishment” Through Online Criminal Record in the U.S

15:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 31 January 2018

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

Introduction to Sequence Analysis (CPD accredited)

Thursday 01 February 2018

Sequence analysis has recently experienced increasing interest in life course...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Ignacio Lara Romero (violin) and Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 01 February 2018

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

Careers in Humanitarianism Day 2018

09:00 - 17:00 Friday 02 February 2018

Considering a career in the humanitarian sector? Join us for a day of...

Spatters and Lies: Technologies of Truth in the Sam Sheppard Case, 1954-1965

16:00 - 17:30 Tuesday 06 February 2018

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

Baroness Hale gives the 2018 Christabel Pankhurst Lecture

17:30 - 19:30 Thursday 08 February 2018

The 2018 Pankhurst Lecture will be delivered by

Vonnegut Collective and Animikii Theatre

19:00 - 20:00 Thursday 08 February 2018

Music and Drama Collaboration: Composition and Physical Theatre

Introduction to Cluster Analysis (CPD accredited)

Friday 09 February 2018

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

Literature Live: Sophie Collins and Carol Mavor

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 12 February 2018

Sophie Collins is a poet, editor and translator. small white monkeys, a text on...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 13 February 2018

Dr Anne McMunn, University College, London

University of Manchester Drama Society - Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards (MIFTAs)

19:00 - 20:30 Wednesday 14 February 2018

The MIFTAS are a series of 8 plays, whether original or published, that take...

University of Manchester Drama Society - Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards (MIFTAs)

19:00 - 20:30 Thursday 15 February 2018

The MIFTAS are a series of 8 plays, whether original or published, that take...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Piano Recital by Adam Swayne

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 15 February 2018

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

Manchester University Music Society - Contemporary Student Works

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 16 February 2018

MUMS kicks off 2018 with a selection of new works from students of the...

University of Manchester Drama Society - Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards (MIFTAs)

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 16 February 2018

The MIFTAS are a series of 8 plays, whether original or published, that take...

Webinar: Love Data Management

10:00 - 11:00 Friday 16 February 2018

Part of Love Data Week

Manchester University Music Society - Chamber Concert

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 17 February 2018

MUMS Chamber Orchestra returns, featuring Terra Memoria by Saariaho and...

Assessing the Harms of Crime: Rationale, Methodology, Findings & Policy Uses

16:30 - 17:30 Tuesday 20 February 2018

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

Literature Live: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in conversation with Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

19:30 - 21:00 Wednesday 21 February 2018

Join us to celebrate UNESCO City of Literature International Mother Language...

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 22 February 2018

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

Multilevel Modelling

Thursday 22 February 2018

This one-day course begins with a description of some examples where multilevel...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Simon Turner (cello) Paul Janes (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 22 February 2018

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

Borderland - part of LGBT History Month

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 23 February 2018

Written by James Harker

Manchester University Music Society Opera Evening - 'War and Conflict'

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 24 February 2018

This is sure to be a gripping evening of opera, on the theme of war and...

Literature Live: Mariko Nagai and Richard Lloyd Parry - Japan Now

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 26 February 2018

Join us to celebrate UNESCO City of Literature International Mother Language...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 27 February 2018

Professor Li-Chun Zhang, University of Southampton

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Distractfold Ensemble

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 01 March 2018

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

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

18:00 - 19:30 Saturday 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres...

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

20:00 - 21:30 Saturday 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres...

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

14:00 - 15:30 Sunday 04 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres...

Literature Live: Joe Dunthorne and Luke Kennard

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 05 March 2018

Joe Dunthorne was born and brought up in Swansea, South Wales. His first novel,...

CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Alexia Yates on Karl Polanyi: ‘Polanyi: On Markets and their Limits’

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 06 March 2018

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

Ballroom for Beginners: Free Taster Session

13:05 - 13:55 Wednesday 07 March 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 08 March 2018

A concert of contrasts is offered here, ranging from the late-Romantic lyricism...

Webinar: Best practice in governance of data for research: Licensing and accessing

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 08 March 2018

In this webinar, we will introduce best practices surrounding licensing and...

Manchester University Music Society - Musica Festival Concert

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 09 March 2018

Musica is a week-long festival during the week of International Women’s Day....

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 09 March 2018

A fascinating juxtaposition of the intensely wrought yet expansive lyricism of...

Manchester University Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 10 March 2018

Progamme to Include :

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 13 March 2018

Dr Ricardo Silva, University College, London

Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus

Wednesday 14 - Friday 16 March 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Piano Recital by Tom Hicks

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 15 March 2018

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

Manchester University Music Society - New Sounds from Manchester

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 16 March 2018

A second concert of 2018 showcasing compositions from some of the many talented...

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

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 17 March 2018

Programme to Include

Stockport Youth Orchestra

15:00 - 17:00 Sunday 18 March 2018

Ay Caray! Join Stockport Youth Orchestra for a programme of Latin-American...

NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

Thursday 22 March 2018

This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - The Michael Kahan Kapelye: Klezmer Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 22 March 2018

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

‘Ich bin ein Hamburger’: Music from Baroque Hamburg

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 23 March 2018

As one of the most vibrant cultural centres of the Baroque period, Hamburg was...

‘Mutations in Citizenship’: Activist and translational perspectives on migration and mobility in the age of globalisation

09:00 - 17:00 Friday 23 March 2018

An interdisciplinary research symposium on the themes of migration, translation...

MACBETH - Toil and Trouble

13:00 - 14:00 Monday 26 March 2018

Performance        1pm - 2pm       

MACBETH - Toil and Trouble

10:00 - 11:00 Tuesday 27 March 2018

Performance 10am - 11am

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 10 April 2018

Dr Nikolas Mittag, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education –...

Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

Thursday 12 April 2018

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

Longitudinal Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

Friday 13 April 2018

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

Susie Orbach in conversation with Jeanette Winterson “In Therapy”

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 16 April 2018

Susie Orbach is a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic. She...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - House of Light

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 19 April 2018

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

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...

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 24 April 2018

Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times

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,...

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...

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:

Quatuor Danel Seminar

14:30 - 16:00 Thursday 03 May 2018

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

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...

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...

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...

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

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 12 June 2018

Dr Beata Nowok, Longitudinal Studies Centre Scotland

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...

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...

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...