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

WEI Fourth Fairness at Work Conference

Monday 10 - Tuesday 11 September 2018

The WEI Fourth Fairness at Work conference, Justice at Work: Challenges and...

Illicit drug user support, stigma and urban effects: debating injecting and consumption rooms in South Western Sydney

13:00 - 14:30 Tuesday 11 September 2018

The wide consumption of illicit drugs such as heroin and crystal...

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...

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners

Wednesday 26 September - Wednesday 21 November 2018

Wednesday 26 September - Wednesday 21 November

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Oriental Breeze

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 27 September 2018

Manchester-based Chinese music ensemble, Oriental Breeze, consists of members...

Summit

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 28 September 2018

Written by Andy Smith

Manchester University Music Society: Welcome Concert

17:00 - 19:00 Sunday 30 September 2018

Programme to include:

SHORT COURSE: Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)

Monday 01 October 2018

Qualitative Comparative Analysis is a systematic method of studying data on...

Let's Talk about the 'S' Word! Supporting the Sexuality and Intimacy Needs of Care Home Residents

13:00 - 16:00 Thursday 04 October 2018

Basic human needs relating to sexuality, intimacy, and relationships are...

SHORT COURSES: Data Carpentry for the Social Sciences

Thursday 04 - Friday 05 October 2018

Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel with Michelle Assay (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 04 October 2018

In the last years of Stalin’s regime, composers in Russia and the eastern bloc...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 05 October 2018

The Danels begin their late-Schubert survey with the bitter-sweet ‘Rosamunde’...

Schools’ Poetry Performance with: JOHN HEGLEY

11:00 - 12:00 Friday 05 October 2018

Acclaimed poet John Hegley will be performing to pupils from local primary...

Beth Underdown: Love makes as many

17:30 - 19:00 Saturday 06 October 2018

1918, and some women in England have gained the right to vote. A few short...

Literature Live: Maura Dooley and Finuala Dowling

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 08 October 2018

Join us for an evening of witty, compassionate and thought-provoking poetry. ...

A Celebration of Muriel Spark: with Jackie Kay, Alan Taylor and Louise Welsh

19:30 - 20:45 Tuesday 09 October 2018

Muriel Spark chronicled human interaction with a scalpel and razor-sharp...

Mohammed Hanif in Conversation

19:00 - 21:00 Wednesday 10 October 2018

Q: What do an American pilot who’s crashed in the desert, a teenager full of...

Raqqa

16:30 - 17:30 Thursday 11 October 2018

Written by Lizzie Nunnery Directed by Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder

Sarah Perry: Melmoth

19:00 - 21:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

Melmoth is watching and she’s coming for the guilty. They can choose to live...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Jonathan Aasgaard plays Weinberg

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

Weinberg loved the cello - it was clearly a vehicle with which he could express...

Baroque Orchestra The Majesty of Versailles: Court and Theatre Music from Baroque France

15:30 - 17:00 Sunday 14 October 2018

As the culmination of a two-day intensive workshop on historically informed...

Literature Live: Nick Laird and Sasha Dugdale

19:30 - 20:45 Monday 15 October 2018

Poet and novelist Nick Laird has won the Betty Trask Prize, the Geoffrey Faber...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to R

Monday 15 October 2018

This one day course aims to provide a basic introduction to R for those with no...

SHORT COURSES: Practical Skills for Data Analysts

Thursday 18 October 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: The Art of Touching the Keyboard

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 18 October 2018

Touch and movement (encapsulated by Judith Weir’s apt title) characterise this...

Manchester University Music Society: Ensemble Sounds in the Twentieth Century

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 19 October 2018

Three works composed between 1922-34 reveal the varied nature of early...

Manchester University Music Society: Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 20 October 2018

Programme to Include:

Evidence Synthesis Network: Collaborative Ecosystems

12:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

This session, suitable for specialist and non-specialist researchers, will...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Ensemble DENOTE

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

Beethoven only rarely rearranged his works for different instrumental...

MANTIS Festival

18:00 - 19:00 Saturday 27 October 2018

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

MANTIS Festival

20:00 - 21:00 Saturday 27 October 2018

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

MANTIS Festival

14:00 - 15:00 Sunday 28 October 2018

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

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 1

Thursday 01 November 2018

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

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 2

Friday 02 November 2018

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

Literature Live: Jim Crace and Jenni Fagan

19:30 - 20:45 Monday 05 November 2018

Jenni Fagan is a novelist, poet and screenwriter. Listed as one of Granta's...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Citizen of Nowhere: Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) A Sung Life

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

This performance, from Jewish vocal music specialist Mark Glanville and the...

Manchester University Music Society Vocal Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 09 November 2018

MUMS presents a highly engaging concert celebrating the vocal talent within the...

Manchester University Music Society Chamber Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 10 November 2018

(Pre-concert talk at 6.45pm)

An Evening with Barbara Kingsolver

19:00 - 21:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

‘We’re living through a scary historical moment when the most basic agreements...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Wednesday 14 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

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

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Thursday 15 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

Vissarion Shebalin was four years Shostakovich’s senior and regarded initially...

Manchester University Music Society - New Sounds from Manchester

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 16 November 2018

In this free Public Lunchtime Concert, you have the opportunity to hear some of...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 16 November 2018

Two monuments of the quartet repertoire: Beethoven’s seven-movement C sharp...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 16 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Poets in the Cities: Rita Ann Higgins, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

19:00 - 21:00 Monday 19 November 2018

Rita Ann Higgins has published eleven books of poetry, including Tongulish...

16th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Marilyn Hacker

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday 22 November 2018

Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Rosalind Dobson (Soprano) and Michelle Assay (Piano) perform the songs of Shostakovich and Weinberg

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 22 November 2018

Songs from the height of the USSR by Weinberg, and one of his main influences,...

SHORT COURSES: Social Media for Data Analysis

Friday 23 November 2018

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets...

Manchester University Wind Orchestra (MUWO)

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 24 November 2018

Programme to Include: Kevin Malone              Godzilla

Literature Live: Joe Dunthorne and Luke Kennard

19:30 - 20:30 Monday 26 November 2018

Joe Dunthorne’s first novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to STATA

Thursday 29 November 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Kevin Malone 60th Birthday Concert

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

Kevin Malone celebrates his 60th birthday and 19 years at The University of...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Event History Analysis with STATA

Friday 30 November 2018

This course is designed for people who are familiar with the Stata software and...

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Sunday 02 December 2018

After a sterling succession of concerts, The University of Manchester Chorus...

Manchester University Big Band (MUBB)

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

The Manchester University Big Band take the stage for their first concert this...

SHORT COURSES: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

Thursday 06 December 2018

This course introduces NVivo as a data management tool.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

The first performance of a piece by the university’s Professor emeritus, John...

Baroque Orchestra The Majesty of Versailles: Court and Theatre Music from Baroque France

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 07 December 2018

The University’s period-instrument Baroque ensemble undertakes an exploration...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 07 December 2018

Rimsky-Korsakov et al.        Variations on a Russian Folk Song Maconchy                       ...

World War One Centenary Performance

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 07 December 2018

This outdoor, site-responsive performance in the University’s Old Quadrangle...

Manchester University String Orchestra & University of Manchester Brass Band (MUSO)

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 08 December 2018

MUSO will contrast pieces of core string repertoire by British Composer’s...

SHORT COURSES: Multilevel Modelling

Monday 10 December 2018

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

The Caroline Chisholm Reading: Ross Raisin

19:30 - 20:30 Monday 10 December 2018

This event honours the memory of writer Caroline Chisholm (MA Creative...

Manchester University Music Society: Festive Concert

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 13 December 2018

Ad Solem take on a broad range of festive repertoire, extending from Bach to...

SHORT COURSES: Data Carpentry for the Social Sciences with R

Thursday 13 - Friday 14 December 2018

Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Flickering Presences - New Works for Flute and Video

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 13 December 2018

Gavin Osborn (flute)

Festive Sing Along Relaxed Performance

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 14 December 2018

Get yourself in the festive spirit with a free and extremely relaxed event full...

SHORT COURSES: Logistic Regression

Thursday 17 January 2019

This course examines the fitting of models to predict a binary response...

SHORT COURSES: Multiple Linear Regression

Friday 18 January 2019

This course provides a thorough grounding in the theory and methods of multiple...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert - Weinberg Cycle

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 24 January 2019

Settled in Moscow from September 1943, Weinberg embarked on an extraordinary...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (part of the Weinberg Cycle)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 24 January 2019

Weinberg was a young virtuoso pianist, self-taught as a composer, when he...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (part of the Weinberg Cycle)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 24 January 2019

Weinberg was a young virtuoso pianist, self-taught as a composer, when he...

SHORT COURSES: Measurement with the Rasch Model

Thursday 24 - Friday 25 January 2019

This two-day course aims to introduce participants to measurement theory and...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert - Weinberg Cycle

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 25 January 2019

Following a gap between 1946 and 1957, Weinberg resumed his quartet cycle with...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (part of the Weinberg Cycle)

13:00 - 14:00 Friday 25 January 2019

The six-movement Sixth Quartet marks the summit of Weinberg’s first flowering...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert - Weinberg Cycle

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 26 January 2019

Three quartets composed in quick succession between 1977 and 1979 inaugurate...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (part of the Weinberg Cycle)

13:00 - 14:00 Saturday 26 January 2019

Between 1965 and 1970 Weinberg approached a second apex of his string quartet...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (part of the Weinberg Cycle)

13:00 - 14:00 Sunday 27 January 2019

A quartet dedicated to the memory of Weinberg’s sister, who perished at the...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Cluster Analysis

Friday 01 February 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis

Thursday 21 February 2019

The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis.

SHORT COURSES: Longitudinal Data Analysis

Friday 22 February 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus

Wednesday 20 - Friday 22 March 2019

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

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Petr Prause (cello)

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 28 March 2019

A new work by Richard Whalley based on analogies between music and Icelandic...

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with David Fanning (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 28 March 2019

Reeves              Still above Ground – Elegy for Cello and Piano (first...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to STATA

Thursday 04 April 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Event History Analysis with STATA

Friday 05 April 2019

This course is designed for people who are familiar with the Stata software and...

SHORT COURSES: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

Thursday 11 April 2019

This course introduces NVivo as a data management tool.

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to ArcGIS

Thursday 09 May 2019

The course will explore the fundamentals of GIS through the analysis of real,...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 1

Wednesday 15 May 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 2

Thursday 16 May 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Social Media for Data Analysis

Friday 24 May 2019

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets...

Healthcare Disparities: disruptive healthcare technologies and the patient

Thursday 13 - Saturday 15 June 2019

The question of health inequalities has become increasingly significant as...

SHORT COURSES: Design of experiments and analysing experimental data

Monday 17 June 2019

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