Events

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

GDI Webinar: SDG1 - The Last Three Percent

16:30 - 18:00 02 December 2020

There is a little-noticed but important difference between the World Bank’s original goal for poverty reduction and the subsequent UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). While both target the “$1.90 a day” poverty rate, the Bank’s goal was a 3% rate by 2030, while the SDG is to “eradicate” poverty by 2030. Simple linear projections..

University of Manchester PGCE Secondary Q&A

18:00 - 19:00 02 December 2020

A Q&A session for those interested in the Secondary PGCE programmes at the University of Manchester Learn more about doing your Secondary PGCE at the University of Manchester, with the opportunity to ask questions about admissions and the course, as well as meeting staff. The Q&A session will take place online via Zoom. Details will be se..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Helen Jacobus (University of Manchester) ‘A Response to the Alleged "Fallacy of Jaubert's Hypothesis" and the Flood Calendar in the Dead Sea Scrolls’

14:00 - 16:00 03 December 2020

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-studi..

ESID webinar - The Politics of Addressing Africa's Urban Challenge

15:00 - 16:00 03 December 2020

Urbanisation is occurring at a faster rate in Africa than in any other continent. Whether countries are able to use this to achieve higher levels of economic development, & ensure more sustainable & inclusive futures for people in Africa's cities, is directly shaped by political settlements & complex relations of power. This webinar will deli..

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 03 December 2020

This free introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about research data management. Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable research data result from your research project. This webinar provides an overview of how to manage, document, store and safeguard re..

Crime Surveys User Conference 2020

09:30 - 15:30 08 December 2020

NB times are TBC This free annual conference, organised by the UK Data Service, will be held online due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The user conference brings data producers and data users together to share updates on the development of the surveys and to showcase research that is being carried out using the data. The programme w..

“O Alienista": The Quixotic Science

17:00 - 18:00 09 December 2020

This paper aims to examine notions of science and madness in O Alienista (1881) by Machado de Assis. It focuses on how the plot structure of the novella satirises the progressive philosophy of history and science in Comtean Positivism. Simultaneously, the narrator approximates Bacamarte, the alienist of the title, to Don Quijote de La Mancha (..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Nicholas Kay (King’s College, London) ‘The Concept of ‘ir in 11Q19: Spatiality’

14:00 - 16:00 10 December 2020

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-studi..

Webinar: Depositing your data with Reshare

15:00 - 16:00 10 December 2020

Join our free interactive online webinar, where you will learn everything you need to know in order to archive data using our self-deposit repository, ReShare. If you are an ESRC grant holder whose grant has ended and you are required to deposit your research data, or you are a researcher interested in making data available for replication,..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Samuel Rogers ‘Black Lives Matter and the Bible: Use of the Bible in Discourse Surrounding the BLM Movement’

14:00 - 16:00 17 December 2020

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-studi..

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