Events

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

An Evening of Poetry with AE Stallings and Laura Scott

18:30 - 06 February 2023

Join us for the launch of two new poetry collection from Carcanet Press - A.E. Stallings' THIS AFTERLIFE and Laura Scott's THE FOURTH SISTER.

GM4Women2028 Pankhurst-Fawcett Scorecard: Annual Data Reveal & Celebration

10:30 - 14:30 06 February 2023

Come and join us on Monday 6th February 2023 for our 5th annual event, revealing the latest scorecard data, to see how Greater Manchester is faring for gender equality in the last twelve months. Our scorecard is named after Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett, two iconic figures who were among the first leaders of the campaign for women..

Grassroots responses to climate change: Voices from Pernambuco, Brazil

17:00 - 18:30 07 February 2023

At this HCRI public event, we'll be joined by Maria Silvanete Lermen and Deybison Silva De Albuquerqe from the State of Pernambuco in Brazil. They are leaders of the two Afro-descendant grassroots associations: Chã da Terra (Maria) and Quilombo do Catucá (Deybison). Our guests will talk about the community-led response to the floods that..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Joe Brennan, Nazarene Theological College ‘The Holy and Blameless Ephesian Matron’

14:10 - 15:30 09 February 2023

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. Sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email lev.eakins@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religi..

Ehrhardt Seminar: John Applegate, Emmanuel Theological College “Do not pray for this people …”: Disaster, Trauma and Prayer (Jer. 7:16; 11:14; 14:11; 15:1)

14:10 - 15:30 16 February 2023

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. Sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email lev.eakins@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religi..

Comics Up Close conference: New Perspectives in Comics 2023 (part of International Mother Language Day 2023)

10:00 - 17:00 21 February 2023

Why Comics? What Can They Do? The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in partnership with Creative Manchester and Sheffield Hallam University invite you to join a day packed with new and exciting perspectives on comics. Bringing together leading academics, world renowned comic creators and comic advocates from across the globe, the day will..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Kelsie Rodenbiker, University of Glasgow 'Looking for Gold in Mud’: Ancient Ecclesiastical Perceptions of Pseudepigraphy

14:10 - 15:30 23 February 2023

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. Sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email lev.eakins@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religi..

Looking for languages: Half-term family trail at Manchester Museum (part of International Mother Language Day 2023)

14:30 - 23 February 2023

The Linguistic Diversity Collective invites you to join us for some half-term fun to celebrate International Mother Language Day at the newly re-opened Manchester Museum. Grab your activity sheet and follow the language-themed trail around the museum’s enchanting collections, thinking about your own language(s) along the way. This free, fam..

Developing area profiles using Census 2021 data

10:00 - 12:00 28 February 2023

Census 2021 will provide demographic, employment, housing and other characteristics about local populations at neighbourhood level. This free online workshop is designed to help you to develop area profiles for your local populations. The presentations will explain the data and geographical scale of what is available and provide a practical se..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Anna Budhi-Thornton, University of Manchester Jesus the Model Man?: Ancient masculinities and the Jesus of the Johannine Passion Narrative

14:10 - 15:30 02 March 2023

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. Sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email lev.eakins@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religi..