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

GCRF: Humanities priorities for the next major calls

13:30 - 16:00 Tuesday 28 March 2017

Workshop 2, 28th March 2017 GCRF: Humanities priorities for the next major...

Literature Live: Rory Gleeson, Alys Conran and Joey Connolly

19:00 - 20:30 Tuesday 28 March 2017

Reading by three début writers, novelists Rory Gleeson and Alys Conran, and...

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...

Using digital health technologies for ageing in community settings

14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 29 March 2017

The ageing population is growing. At the same time, the NHS needs to cut back...

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...

John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2017

18:15 - 19:30 Thursday 30 March 2017

The Anglo-Saxons and the making of England

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...

Stargazing Night at Jodrell Bank

19:00 - 22:00 Thursday 30 March 2017

Get into astronomy and join us for an evening of stargazing at Jodrell Bank,...

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: Putting data on maps

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 04 April 2017

This free webinar will provide you with an introduction to using mapping...

Research and Teaching Matters - FRIENDS for Life is a primary school based cognitive-behavioural preventative programme

12:00 - 13:00 Wednesday 05 April 2017

Presented by Michael Wigelsworth.

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 05 April 2017

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

Family Ties – The Adamah Papers exhibition launch

18:00 - 20:00 Thursday 06 April 2017

Throughout April and May we will be hosting Family Ties – The Adamah Papers; a...

‘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...

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...

Short Course: Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis (introductory)

Monday 10 April 2017

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

Workshop: Introduction to programming

Monday 10 - Tuesday 11 April 2017

There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This workshop...

Short Course: Longitudinal Data Analysis (intermediate)

Tuesday 11 April 2017

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

Webinar: Using qualitative data in your postgraduate research

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 12 April 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for postgraduate students who want to...

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.

Webinar: An Introduction to using administration data with UKHLS for education research

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 20 April 2017

This joint webinar from the UK Data Service and the Institutefor Social and...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Manifest Reality

10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 24 May 2017

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

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 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...

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

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.

'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...