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

Family Ties – The Adamah Papers exhibition

Friday 07 April - Thursday 25 May 2017

A new exhibition from the Black Cultural Archives exploring a collection of...

Introduction to STATA (introductory)

Monday 24 April 2017

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

The BP Annual Lecture: The future of global energy markets

17:30 - 20:00 Monday 24 April 2017

Few industries can claim to have a distinct and direct effect on every person...

Beyond the cutting edge: speculations on the future of social science

16:00 - 17:15 Tuesday 25 April 2017

Social science faces a challenge. Its subject matter, its methods and its...

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...

Racialisation relations

13:00 - 14:00 Tuesday 25 April 2017

Joint CoDE/Sociology Seminar

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...

Sociology Research Seminar: Ordinary Provisioning: the challenges and possibilities of everyday third sector provisioning organisations by Dr Helen Holmes

14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 26 April 2017

You are warmly invited to the April Sociology seminar, given by Helen Holmes,...

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...

100 Days of Trump: American Studies Perspectives

15:30 - 17:00 Thursday 27 April 2017

A roundtable and discussion about the first 100 days of Donald Trump's...

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...

History Research Seminar: 27 April – Judy Walkowitz ‘The Spatial Politics of Reading in the Archives: A Memoir’

16:15 - 17:45 Thursday 27 April 2017

Judy Walkowitz (Johns Hopkins) ‘The Spatial Politics of Reading in the...

Israel Studies Seminar - Brian Klug (Oxford), 'Words of Fire: Ahad Ha'am and the Jewish Future'

16:00 - 17:30 Thursday 27 April 2017

The Centre for Jewish Studies seminar programme has an Israel Studies theme....

Webinar: Using open UK Data Service Census Support datasets in open source GIS software

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 27 April 2017

UK Data Service Census Support makes available to download a large number of...

Ageing + social eating: developing age-friendly communities through eating with others

14:00 - 16:00 Friday 28 April 2017

Social eating or commensality has been associated with range of health and...

PhilChat Conference: Race, Gender and Class in Philosophy

12:00 - 17:00 Friday 28 April 2017

PhilChat is a conference for undergrads, aimed at promoting the voices of...

Translation, Travel and Children's Literature

10:15 - 17:15 Friday 28 April 2017

For this Symposium and round table discussion, we are delighted to welcome...

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

Mervyn Morris and Jackie Kay

18:00 - 20:00 Wednesday 03 May 2017

On a rare visit to the UK, one of the most distinguished literary voices of the...

Research IT Grant Support Clinic

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 03 May 2017

We offer a range of services to University researchers such as high performance...

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...

History Research Seminar: 4 May - Stefan Hanß ‘Hair, Social Order and Cultural Encounters in Early Modern Germany’

16:15 - 17:45 Thursday 04 May 2017

Stefan Hanß (The University of Cambridge) ‘Hair, Social Order and Cultural...

Professor Saskia Sassen, Geographies of expulsion

16:30 - 18:30 Thursday 04 May 2017

The Global Development Institute and the School of Social Sciences invite you...

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...

Emerging economies and the end of hyperglobalisation

10:00 - 11:30 Monday 08 May 2017

Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Globalisation and Development Strategies...

Taking on inequalities: why now and where to start?

17:30 - 19:00 Tuesday 09 May 2017

The University of Manchester's Global Development Institute is bringing...

Workshop: Collecting and storing data from Internet based sources

10:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 09 May 2017

Many websites allow researchers and developers to download data from them using...

HCRI Speaker Series: Abuse of Human Rights in Conflict Situations – a Legal Perspective

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 10 May 2017

For this HCRI Speaker Series we are joined by Bethany Shiner, Associate...

Research and Teaching Matters - Conceptualising research in ITE

12:00 - 13:00 Wednesday 10 May 2017

Presented by David Spendlove.

Art History Seminar: Matthew Walker - Antiquarian Writing on Roman Architecture in C17 Britain

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 11 May 2017

Matthew Walker (Oxford) Antiquarian Writing on Roman Architecture in C17 Britain

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Tomáš Sedlácek: Digitalization of Desire

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 11 May 2017

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Ariel Feldman, Maria Cioat?, and Charlotte Hempel, "Is There a Text in This Cave? Studies in the Textuality of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Honour of George J. Brooke"

14:00 Thursday 11 May 2017

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

Gamelan Degung with special guest Soufian Saihi

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 11 May 2017

Second-year music students from The University of Manchester's 'Ensemble...

Israel Studies Seminar - Amnon Aran (City University London), 'Framing and Foreign Policy: Israel’s Response to the Arab Uprisings'

16:00 - 17:30 Thursday 11 May 2017

The Centre for Jewish Studies seminar programme has an Israel Studies theme....

'Poems of Repossession' and 'The Coast Road'

18:00 - 19:30 Saturday 13 May 2017

The Irish World Heritage Centre and The Centre for New Writing at The...

Excel for Data Analysis (intermediate)

Monday 15 - Tuesday 16 May 2017

This course is designed to provide a range of skills and techniques in the use...

Faithful Attitudes: The Role of Faith in Our Lives

Monday 15 - Tuesday 16 May 2017

Overview: This call for attendance is for a forthcoming research workshop to be...

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 Tuesday 16 May 2017

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

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Aaron Moore, ‘Paradigm lost: representations of the future in twentieth-century Japan’

13:00 - 13:50 Wednesday 17 May 2017

History Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar: Aaron Moore, ‘Paradigm lost: ...

Research and Teaching Matters - Becoming bilingual in Scotland: Is parity of provision within Gaelic medium education a goal too far?

12:00 - 13:00 Wednesday 17 May 2017

The commitment to dual language learning in Scotland is evident with the...

Webinar: How to Find Data in Europe

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 17 May 2017

A wealth of data is available within Europe to help address social research...

Objects of Healing: nursing technologies of the First World War

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 18 May 2017

Christine Hallett, Professor of Nursing History at the University of Manchester...

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 18 May 2017

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

Introduction to STATA (introductory)

Friday 19 May 2017

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

CoDE seminar led by Dr Emma Jackson

13:00 - 14:00 Tuesday 23 May 2017

Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series.

Sexuality Summer School Public Performance Lecture: Holly Hughes: Dyke Interrupted

20:00 - 21:30 Tuesday 23 May 2017

Sexuality Summer School (22nd – 26th May 2017): Why Be Normal?

Manifest Reality

10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 24 May 2017

A workshop with Lucy Allais exploring themes from her recent book Manifest...

Israel Studies Seminar - Stacey Gutkowski (King's College London), 'Jewish Atheists in Foxholes? Phenomenologies of Violence and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'.

15:00 - 16:30 Thursday 25 May 2017

The Centre for Jewish Studies seminar programme has an Israel Studies theme....

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Tuesday 30 - Wednesday 31 May 2017

We’re delighted to bring you the new one-man musical stage show from Tayo Aluko...

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 (introductory)

Monday 05 June 2017

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

ESTIVAL 2017

Tuesday 06 - Friday 09 June 2017

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

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 (introductory)

Tuesday 06 June 2017

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

Research and Teaching Matters - Higher education research showcase

12:00 - 13:00 Wednesday 07 June 2017

Presented by Dave Hall and colleagues. We are kicking off with a Research...

The Make Do & Mend Expo

09:00 - 16:30 Thursday 08 June 2017

This one day event, including interactive workshops, presentations and...

The role of community assets in improving health + well-being In later life

14:00 - 16:00 Friday 09 June 2017

Policymakers across the world are becoming increasingly interested in improving...

Introduction to Experimental Design (introductory)

Monday 12 June 2017

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

Brexit, Regulation and Society

09:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 13 June 2017

ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation, Governance and Public Law is...

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 13 June 2017

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

Webinar: Introduction to Biomarker data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 15 June 2017

This free webinar is for anyone with an interest in health and bio-social...

The University of Manchester Community Festival

11:00 - 15:30 Saturday 17 June 2017

The University of Manchester invites you to come and experience a free...

The University of Manchester Community Festival: Explore your local University

11:00 - 15:00 Saturday 17 June 2017

University of Manchester Community Festival: Explore your local University

CoDE Conference: Documenting, understanding, and addressing ethnic inequalities

Tuesday 20 - Wednesday 21 June 2017

CoDE are holding a major two-day conference in Manchester to discuss the...

Documenting, understanding, and addressing ethnic inequalities

Tuesday 20 - Wednesday 21 June 2017

CoDE are holding a major two-day conference in Manchester to discuss the...

Research and Teaching Matters - Teacher resources co-production

12:00 - 13:00 Wednesday 21 June 2017

Presented by Carl Emery, Ruth Lupton and Laura Black.

methods@manchester Summer School: Generalized Linear Models - a comprehensive system of analysis and graphics using R and the Rcommander

Monday 26 - Friday 30 June 2017

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methods@manchester Summer School: Getting started in R - an introduction to data analysis and visualisation

Monday 26 - Friday 30 June 2017

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methods@manchester Summer School: Structural Equation Modelling with MPlus

Monday 26 - Friday 30 June 2017

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'Archival Afterlives', The 2017 John Rylands Research Institute Conference

Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 June 2017

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

FLARE17

Wednesday 05 - Friday 07 July 2017

Flare International Festival of New Theatre returns to the Martin Harris Centre...

Universities: space, place and community

09:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 13 September 2017

More than most institutions, universities have historically been defined in...