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

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22

01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

We are pleased to announce this year's Social Statistics Seminars. Our speakers: 12/10: Iris Gomez-Lopez (University of Michigan) 02/11: David Haziza (University of Ottawa) 07/12: Brady West (University of Michigan) 18/01: Neil Sheldon (Teaching Statistics Trust) 08/02: Christian Steglich (University of Groningen) 01/03: Emilio Zagheni..

Can Southern cities generate inclusive/distributive development? Urbanization pathways in Africa today

12:00 - 13:30 23 May 2022

Urban-economic geographers have called for a more robust, comparative project to examine and elucidate the drivers of, and prospects for, more just, distributive, and progressive urban development pathways in the Global South. Such work is critical given the features of urbanization processes today – marked by patterns of stalled industrial..

Getting started with secondary analysis

10:00 - 11:30 24 May 2022

Participants will learn about the key issues to consider when using secondary data analysis as a method. This introductory workshop will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of con..

[Internal UoM Event] Mapping/GIS Innovation Club Monthly Meeting

15:00 - 16:00 25 May 2022

This is a monthly meeting of the Mapping/GIS Innovation Club. The purpose of Mapping/GIS club activity is to allow UoM researchers to: - Present their research and discuss sticking points that the community may be able to help them with - Find new collaboration partners from across the University - Ask questions within the community so that..

BASS Annual Lecture by Professor Helen Pankhurst CBE

11:00 - 12:00 26 May 2022

For the BA Social Sciences Annual Lecture, Helen Pankhurst will be giving a participatory lecture on women’s lives, past, present and future. The session will start with some reflections on the suffragette movement, given her legacy, reflect on the changes since 1918 and explore priorities going forward. The lecture will be informed by f..

Faculties of Science & Engineering and Humanities Electrification Workshop

12:30 - 15:30 26 May 2022

Please note that tickets are sold out for this event. The electrification of the UK is fundamental to the government’s 2050 Net Zero targets. This is a radical change that will impact us all, technically, economically, and culturally. To enable this, the UK government is poised to inject approximately £1 trillion in public/private investme..

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..

Introduction to copyright: Copyright issues in secondary data use

10:00 - 11:30 27 May 2022

This second session on copyright focuses on copyright considerations in the context of secondary data use. The first session, “Introduction to copyright: Copyright and publishing” provides an overview on copyright considerations in both publishing and teaching. This free 90-minute online workshop will cover the following issues: Secondar..

#ReconstructionWork: Whose Memorials?

18:00 - 19:15 31 May 2022

The state backlash against the mass protests for racial justice in June 2020 is well underway. A reaction punctuated by the recent passing of the Police, Crimes and Sentencing Bill, which has increased the maximum penalty for criminal damage to a memorial from three months to ten years. As the state rushes to protect its memorials, this conver..

Manchester Urban Institute Research Showcase

12:00 - 13:00 01 June 2022

Join us for a series of forward-looking conversations about urban research at the University of Manchester. In each session, two leading academics from the Manchester Urban Institute's research themes will present important issues and research priorities over the coming years, as well as opportunities for colleagues to collaborate on research..

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