Events

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

Ehrhardt Seminar: Rev. Dr David Lamb (University of Manchester) ‘Evaluating Jesus and Other 'Heroes': Appraisal Theory, Biographies and the Gospel of John’

14:00 - 16:00 11 March 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Samuel Hildebrandt ‘The Bird on the Roof, the City on the Hill: Images of Isolation in the Hebrew Bible’

14:00 - 16:00 18 March 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..

From Digital Futures to Digital Present: How has the Post-Pandemic World reshaped our digital lives?

10:00 - 12:45 18 March 2021

A cross-theme Digital Futures event between Health & Care, Citizens & Government and Social Media & Networks themes. The Covid pandemic has prompted many changes in the way citizens interact with each other, and the extent to which these interactions are regulated and managed by the government and public authorities. At the core of these chan..

Webinar: Tables and Pivot Tables in Excel

14:00 - 15:30 23 March 2021

Tables were introduced into Excel in 2007 but are still not that commonly used. Perhaps because casual users think they are using tables all of the time, after all their data is in rows and columns? The advantages of using tables is not well advertised. There are in fact many benefits of using tables in Excel, some may seem cosmetic such as ma..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Christophe Nihan (University of Lausanne) ‘Ashdod’s Mice and Yhwh as a Plague God: Versions and Contexts in 1 Samuel 5’

14:00 - 16:00 25 March 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Professor David Clines (University of Sheffield) ‘Genesis 1: A Critique’

14:00 - 16:00 15 April 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..

HCRI Research Seminar: Human Shields and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Gaza

15:00 - 17:00 15 April 2021

From Syrian civilians locked in iron cages to veterans joining peaceful indigenous water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, from Sri Lanka to Iraq and from Yemen to the United States, human beings have been used as shields for protection, coercion, or deterrence. Over the past decade, human shields have also appeared with incre..

The Annual Arthur Lewis Lecture 2021

17:30 - 19:00 15 April 2021

On 15th April 2021, the School of Social Sciences welcomes one of the most senior UNHCR officials in the Mediterranean, an area that has been the epicentre of refugee flows into Europe for over a decade. Jason Hepps, the UNHCR’s Deputy Representative in Greece, will present the 2021 Arthur Lewis Lecture, the School’s flagship social respon..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Professor Loveday Alexander (University of Sheffield) ‘“Down in the forest something stirred”: Reflections on Genre and Structure in Acts’

14:00 - 16:00 22 April 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Kirsi Cobb (Cliff College) ‘“Look at what they’ve turned us into”: Reading the Story of Lot’s Daughters through the Lens of Trauma with a Little Help from the Handmaid’s Tale’

14:00 - 16:00 29 April 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studie..