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

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners

Wednesday 26 September - Wednesday 21 November 2018

1st iBASIS International Training Course

Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 October 2018

The Course This will be the first international training workshop in the...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Dynamic Bayesian Adjustment of Anticipatory (Current-time) Covariates: Disentangling Causation and Misclassification - Prof Gebrenegus Ghilagaber

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 23 October 2018

Speaker: Professor Gebrenegus Ghilagaber, Head of the Department of Statistics,...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Eric Lepp & Jenny Chapman

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

The Power of Collaborative Working

12:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

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

Tricks of the Trade: A Talk on the Value of Interdisciplinary Research - Sir Alan Wilson, The Alan Turing Institute

14:30 - 16:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

Calling all PhD students! We are delighted to host a visit by Sir Alan Wilson...

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 - 17:30 Wednesday 24 October 2018

Ana Oliveira, ISCTE-IUL, DINÂMIA'CET - IUL and IS-UP

Ehrhardt Seminar: Five Minute Papers by Prospective Contributors to the Centre for Biblical Studies’ Project entitled Love, Boundaries and Sacred Texts"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

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

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Ensemble DENOTE

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

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

Webinar: Key data: Census

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data,...

The Story Collider: True Personal Stories about Science

12:30 - 17:00 Friday 26 October 2018

The art of the story. Science with heart. Welcome to the Story...

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...

The ESID Annual Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture with Yuen Yuen Ang - Autocracy with democratic characteristics: How the West got China Wrong.

17:00 - 19:00 Wednesday 31 October 2018

The Effective States and Inclusive Development research centre together with...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Stefan Reif (Jerusalem/Cambridge): "Attitudes to Non-Jews Reflected in Old Jewish Prayer Books"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 01 November 2018

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

Myths and Methods: Creative Approaches to Researching Arts and Cultural Policy

10:00 - 21:00 Thursday 01 November 2018

Please join us on a one-day interdisciplinary workshop on creative methods for...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 1

Thursday 01 November 2018

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

STP&A2018: Culture, Democracy and the Arts – Rights Here, Right Now

Thursday 01 - Saturday 03 November 2018

This major international conference, the oldest for arts management and...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Loveday Alexander (Sheffield), "Social Networks, Legal Aliens, and the Shape of the Church in Acts"

14:00 - 16:00 Friday 02 November 2018

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

GDI Lecture with Kate Osamor: A world for the many, not the few

17:00 - 18:00 Friday 02 November 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Kate...

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...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Catherine Arthur & Anna Vainio

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 06 November 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Annual Teddy Chester Lecture: Evidence and policy in a world of fake news

17:30 - 19:30 Wednesday 07 November 2018

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Teddy Chester, who was the first...

SEED Sixth Form Lecture: Designing experiments in physical geography - The carbon cycle

16:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 07 November 2018

If you’re an A-Level student or teacher interested in learning more about the...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Roberta Mazza (Manchester), "Merchants in the Temple: The Contemporary Market in Biblical Manuscripts"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

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

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...

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

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

The year 1788 saw Mozart push the boundaries of contemporary composition to...

Manchester Stands up for Human Rights - A celebration of 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

17:00 - 18:45 Monday 12 November 2018

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed on 10 December 1948....

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Statistics and the Law - Prof. Philip Dawid

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 13 November 2018

Speaker: Prof. Philip Dawid, University of Cambridge

Webinar - Data in Europe: Poverty

14:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 13 November 2018

A free webinar for anyone interested in data for research on poverty

An Evening with Barbara Kingsolver - SOLD OUT

19:00 - 21:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

Tickets for this event have now sold out. For more information visit ...

Distance and online learning: challenges and rewards of developing online courses (Teaching Online Workshop Series)

11:00 - 12:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

Distance and online learning: challenges and rewards of developing online...

Medical Objects, Human Stories

17:30 - 18:30 Wednesday 14 November 2018

Stories of people and the NHS from throughout its history.

The Launch of the Work and Equalities Institute

13:00 - 20:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

The launch of the Work and Equalities Institute will take place at a drinks...

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...

GDI Annual Lecture with the Rt Hon Helen Clark: Women - Equality - Power

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present the Rt. Hon Helen Clark,...

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...

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

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

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...

Online induction (Teaching Online Workshop Series)

11:00 - 12:00 Friday 16 November 2018

Online induction

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...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: How do voters perceive and interpret the national economy? - Dr Martin Bisgaard

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 20 November 2018

Speaker: Dr Martin Bisgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 20 November 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Making the most of Census microdata: An introductory workshop

10:00 - 15:30 Wednesday 21 November 2018

Are you interested in learning more about census microdata and how they can be...

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...

Impact and benefits of treating hearing and vision problems for people living with dementia

13:00 - 16:00 Thursday 22 November 2018

Hearing and vision impairments cause difficulties with daily living activities...

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,...

Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 22 November 2018

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This...

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...

Webinar: Key data: Data about countries

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 27 November 2018

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

GDI Lecture with Phil Woodhouse: How can irrigation contribute to agricultural growth in Africa?

16:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof Phil...

Lecture Patrick K. O'Brien: Britain's Wars with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and their Contribution to the Consolidation of the First Industrial Revolution

16:00 - 18:00 Wednesday 28 November 2018

Lecture by one of the leading economic historians

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Philip Alexander (Manchester), "The Problem of Philo and the Epistle to the Hebrews Revisited"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

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

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...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

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

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...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Women's Empowerment and Intra-household Food Allocations in Agricultural Households in Bangladesh - Prof Uma Kumbhampati

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 04 December 2018

Speaker: Prof. Uma Kumbhampati, University of Reading

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Jessica Field

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 04 December 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 04 December 2018

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

Engaging students: what we have learnt using Twitter, Facebook, Piazza and Blackboard Discussion Boards (Teaching Online Workshop Series)

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 05 December 2018

Engaging students: what we have learnt using Twitter, Facebook, Piazza and...

Art(ist) as Witness: displacement, trauma, resistance and memory - Jenna Ashton

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 06 December 2018

As part of the Whitworth Studies series Dr Jenna Ashton, Lecturer and Programme...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Benedict Kent (Manchester), "Jesus as God’s Broker in Romans 8"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

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

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

This Lunchtime Concert includes the performance of a piece by the university’s...

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

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

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

Schubert’s profound masterpiece, with its variations on his song ‘Death and the...

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...

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 11 December 2018

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

Gerhard Mercator's World Map - Danielle Gravon

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 12 December 2018

As part of the Art History and Cultural Practices seminar series, Danielle...

Gerhard Mercator's World Map - Danielle Gravon

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 12 December 2018

As part of the Art History and Cultural Practices seminar series, Danielle...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr David Lamb (Manchester), "The Boundaries of Love: Us and Them Language in 1 John 2:19"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 13 December 2018

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

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...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Resources and reserves in the development of vulnerability over the life course. A conceptual proposal - Dr Stephane Cullati

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 18 December 2018

Speaker: Dr Stephane Cullati, University of Geneva

Age Friendly Rural Areas

13:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 19 December 2018

You are invited to a free seminar about Age Friendly Rural Areas. 19th December...

SHORT COURSES: Multiple Linear Regression

Thursday 17 January 2019

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

SHORT COURSES: Logistic Regression

Friday 18 January 2019

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

Beyond Lecture Capture (Teaching Online Workshop Series)

11:00 - 12:00 Wednesday 23 January 2019

Beyond Lecture Capture

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...