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October 2014

Staff from across the University to speak at the Labour Party Conference

(27 August 2014)

Various staff from across the University, including Maria Balshaw and Professor David Hulme, will be speaking at this year’s Labour Party Conference. Events will be running from the 20– 24th September; both inside the conference centre and around Manchester.

Labour Women’s Conference panel on women and work  Prof Claire Annesley (Politics) Saturday 20 September. Time TBC.
Dinner Debate: ‘Can Working Lives be Extended? Economic Benefits and Social Challenges?’ MICRA in conjunction with ILC-UK

Sunday 21 September 2014, 18:30 (for 19:00) to 21:00.

Green Room, Bridgewater Hall

‘Fighting fuel poverty: informing radical policy ideas for our cities’  - Cities@manchester, Manchester Energy and policy@manchester lunchtime debate

Panel chaired by Dave Haslam, speakers include the Bishop of Manchester, Prof John Ashton (Faculty of Public Health), Prof Stefan Bouzarovski and Dr Pierluigi Mancarella (both UoM).


Monday 22 September 12.30-2.30pm

Inside Manchester Central but open to all delegrates

World Vision fringe dinner on international development Prof David Hulme Tuesday 22 Sept (invite only)
Undocumented and Staying Undocumented: The Routes to Irregularity and No Way Back. Briefing Breakfast Organised by CCCJ in Criminology

Tuesday 23 Sept, 8.30-10am

Friends Meeting House.

Round table discussion  Dr Kieron Flanagan and Liam Byrne

Tuesday 23 September, 8.30am or 9am start

invite only

What Next fringe event on culture Maria Balshaw (Director of Whitworth Art Gallery)

Tuesday 23 September, 4.30pm

Royal Exchange about Culture Policy at 

Manchester Education debate (Manchester Institute of Education) Schools Policy: Where should the Labour Party go next? Organised by the Manchester Institute of Education with a panel including David Blunkett and journalist Fiona Millar.

Tuesday 23 September, 5-6.30pm.  

Palace Hotel, open event


Ed Miliband