Events

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

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective climatic intelligence’ & The NERC Digital Solutions Hub

14:00 - 15:15 10 February 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Joe Ravetz and Professor Richard Kingston. Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Joe Ravetz, Research Fellow, Faculty of Humanities, Manchester Urban Institute at The University of Manchester Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective cl..

Webinar: Reproducibility: Collaborative working

14:00 - 15:00 15 February 2022

Working together on a software or data project is a challenge. You have probably heard of git and GitHub but do you know what they are? Join the UK Data Service for this free webinar on collaborative working, version control, git, GitHub and beyond. Presenter: Joseph Allen, UK Data Service Level: Absolute beginner Experience/knowledge requir..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert (Shostakovich Cycle)

13:00 - 15:00 27 February 2022

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138 Shostakovich: String Quartet No.14 in F sharp, Op. 142 Shostakovich: String Quartet No.15 in E flat minor, Op. 144 The darkest of the dark. The one-movement Thirteenth Quartet is tormented by intimations of death and ends in a scream of pain; the Fourteenth is suffused with lyrici..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Translating research into effective green infrastructure practice & Geological subsurface energy storage

14:00 - 15:15 10 March 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Ian Mell and Professor Kevin Taylor Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Ian Mell, Reader in Environmental & Landscape Planning, School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED), Manchester Urban Institute at The University..

Geographical data visualisation of UK Census data

13:30 - 17:00 17 March 2022

A table of numbers is not always the best way to present census data, often we want to visualise information in some way to help people see patterns quickly. This free online workshop, organised by the UK Data Service, will focus on the use of freely available visualisation tools to create geographical visualisations of census data from the U..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 24 March 2022

Sofia Gubaidulina: Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, L.91 Debussy’s String Quartet of 1893, written when the composer was 31 years old, was described at the time as being ‘dominated by the influence of young Russia’. Fast-forwarding to our own time, this is paired with a work by one of Russia..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Greener operations: Sustainable Perioperative Care

14:00 - 15:15 24 March 2022

This event will see separate talks from UoM's Professor Allan Matthews and Dr David Jones of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Allan Matthews, Professor of Surface Engineering and Tribology, Faculty of Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester 1..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Education for Sustainable Development in a Living Lab approach & Bioeconomy Sustainability Indicator Model (BSIM)

14:00 - 15:15 21 April 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Jen O’Brien and Dr Andrew Welfle Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Jen O’Brien, Academic Lead of Sustainability Teaching and Learning, School of Environment, Education and Development at The University of Manchester Educa..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Climate politics between purification and complexity

14:00 - 15:15 12 May 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Professor Matthew Paterson and Dr Sarah Mander Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Matthew Paterson, Professor of International Politics, Faculty of Humanities, Manchester Environmental Research Institute & Sustainable Consumption Inst..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Business models for sustainable energy & Polyaromatic hydrocarbon based cardiotoxicity

14:00 - 15:15 26 May 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Professor Jonatan Pinkse and Professor Holly Shiels Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Jonatan Pinkse, Professor of Strategy, Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at The University of Manche..