Events

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

Book launch 'The New Architecture of Science'

10:00 - 12:00 30 September 2021

Book celebration of The New Architecture of Science The National Graphene Institute and the Manchester Urban Institute would like to invite you at the book celebration of The New Architecture of Science: Learning from Graphene. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2020 by Kostya S. Novoselov and Albena Yaneva https://www.worldscientific..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Peter Oakes (University of Manchester) ‘Pathways to Using Material Culture in Biblical Interpretation: Romans as a Case Study’

14:00 - 16:00 30 September 2021

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

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Transport/Transit Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 30 September 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar six: Transport/Transit Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental,..

David Olusoga OBE - From Bristol to Manchester: history and memory in our cities

12:00 - 13:30 05 October 2021

A panel discussion hosted by David Olusoga OBE, Professor of Public History About this event: The tearing down of the statue of Edward Colston in June 2020 prompted national and international conversations about public memorials. Is it ok to remove statues in our public spaces? How do we decide? Who should be part of the conversation? Hoste..

Introduction to the UK Data Service

10:00 - 11:30 05 October 2021

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer. Participants will learn about the different types of quantitative and qualitative data we hold, how to find those data collections us..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Jennifer Andruska (University of Manchester) ‘Wise and Foolish Love in the Song of Songs’

14:00 - 16:00 07 October 2021

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

Finding and accessing data from the UK Data Service

10:00 - 11:30 07 October 2021

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service and contains interactive elements throughout. Participants will be given a practical overview of the tools that the service provides, particularly our data catalogue to help you to make the most of your data searches. We will discuss..

Online workshop: Exploring educational inequality using census microdata

13:00 - 16:00 07 October 2021

This free course is aimed at those interested in learning how to use census microdata to explore aspects of social inequality. The end-user version of the 2011 census microdata contains a 5% sample of individual returns with nearly 3 million records. The course will explore the factors associated with having a degree level qualification in Eng..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 07 October 2021

Wolf: Italian Serenade Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 Two of the most tuneful classics of the string quartet repertoire open the Danels’ season in sunny mood. Hugo Wolf’s delectable Italian Serenade makes us regret he wrote so little instrumental music. Borodin’s Second Quartet was famously used in the 1953 Broadway m..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 08 October 2021

Rott: String Quartet in C minor Wolf: Intermezzo Wolf: String Quartet in D minor A rare chance to hear two ambitious Austrian string quartets from the orbit of Wagner: the five-movement, 35-minute quartet by composer-organist Hans Rott, followed by the no less ambitious D minor quartet by Wolf and his gorgeously melodious Intermezzo. Revi..