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

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners

Wednesday 26 September - Wednesday 21 November 2018

Mitchell centre seminar series

16:00 Wednesday 26 September 2018

Nick Crossley, University of Manchester

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Paul Middleton (Chester), "The ‘Noble Death’ of Judas Iscariot: Reconsidering Suicide in the Bible and Early Christianity "

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 27 September 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Oriental Breeze

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 27 September 2018

Manchester-based Chinese music ensemble, Oriental Breeze, consists of members...

Summit

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 28 September 2018

Written by Andy Smith

Manchester University Music Society: Welcome Concert

17:00 - 19:00 Sunday 30 September 2018

Join us for the first Music Society concert of the academic year, featuring...

SHORT COURSE: Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)

Monday 01 October 2018

Qualitative Comparative Analysis is a systematic method of studying data on...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Pseudo OLS for linkage-data regression by Prof Li-Chun Zhang

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 02 October 2018

Speaker: Prof Li-Chun Zhang

GDI Lecture with Indrajit Roy: Dignifying development: Democratic deepening in an Indian State

16:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 03 October 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Peter Oakes (Manchester), "Revelation 17.1-19.10: A Prophetic Vision of the Destruction of Rome"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 04 October 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Let's Talk about the 'S' Word! Supporting the Sexuality and Intimacy Needs of Care Home Residents

13:00 - 16:00 Thursday 04 October 2018

Basic human needs relating to sexuality, intimacy, and relationships are...

SHORT COURSES: Data Carpentry for the Social Sciences

Thursday 04 - Friday 05 October 2018

Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel with Michelle Assay (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 04 October 2018

In the last years of Stalin’s regime, composers in Russia and the eastern bloc...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 05 October 2018

The Danels begin their late-Schubert survey with the bitter-sweet ‘Rosamunde’...

Schools’ Poetry Performance with: JOHN HEGLEY

11:00 - 12:00 Friday 05 October 2018

Acclaimed poet John Hegley will be performing to pupils from local primary...

The Future of Europe: an EU that empowers and protects

17:30 - 19:00 Friday 05 October 2018

The Manachester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Annual Lecture 2018/19

Beth Underdown: Love makes as many

17:30 - 19:00 Saturday 06 October 2018

1918, and some women in England have gained the right to vote. A few short...

Literature Live: Maura Dooley and Finuala Dowling

19:30 - 21:00 Monday 08 October 2018

Join us for an evening of witty, compassionate and thought-provoking poetry. ...

A Celebration of Muriel Spark: with Jackie Kay, Alan Taylor and Louise Welsh

19:30 - 20:45 Tuesday 09 October 2018

Muriel Spark chronicled human interaction with a scalpel and razor-sharp...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Antoine Burgard & Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 09 October 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

GDI Lecture with Emma Mawdsley: The Southernisation of Development? Who has 'socialised' who in the new millennium?

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 10 October 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Emma...

Mohammed Hanif in Conversation

19:00 - 21:00 Wednesday 10 October 2018

Q: What do an American pilot who’s crashed in the desert, a teenager full of...

SEED Sixth Form Lecture: Educational psychology in context

16:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 10 October 2018

This intriguing lecture aims to demonstrate how psychology is used within the...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Todd Klutz (Manchester), "From Temple to Desert: Contextualising Apocryphon of John 1.17-20"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Raqqa

16:30 - 17:30 Thursday 11 October 2018

Written by Lizzie Nunnery Directed by Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder

Sarah Perry: Melmoth

19:00 - 21:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

Melmoth is watching and she’s coming for the guilty. They can choose to live...

Thinking about Teaching? PGCE Open Evening

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

The University of Manchester is holding an open evening for anyone thinking...

Unlocking Social Mobility – What Universities Can and Can’t Do

17:30 - 19:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

Please join us at the University of Manchester on Thursday 11 October at 17.30...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Jonathan Aasgaard plays Weinberg

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

Weinberg loved the cello - it was clearly a vehicle with which he could express...

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 11 October 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

Baroque Orchestra The Majesty of Versailles: Court and Theatre Music from Baroque France

15:30 - 17:00 Sunday 14 October 2018

As the culmination of a two-day intensive workshop on historically informed...

Literature Live: Nick Laird and Sasha Dugdale

19:30 - 20:45 Monday 15 October 2018

Poet and novelist Nick Laird has won the Betty Trask Prize, the Geoffrey Faber...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to R

Monday 15 October 2018

This one day course aims to provide a basic introduction to R for those with no...

Beth Underdown: Love makes as many

19:00 - 21:00 Tuesday 16 October 2018

1918, and some women in England have gained the right to vote. A few short...

Cross-study research: Opportunities, challenges and examples

10:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 16 October 2018

CLOSER is hosting a free one-day workshop focussing on the opportunities, and...

Manson Memorial Lecture: Prof Francis Watson (Durham), "What to Do with Judas: Some Early Proposals"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 18 October 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies endowed annual lectureship. T.W. Manson was...

SHORT COURSES: Practical Skills for Data Analysts

Thursday 18 October 2018

This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: The Art of Touching the Keyboard

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 18 October 2018

Touch and movement (encapsulated by Judith Weir’s apt title) characterise this...

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 18 October 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

Manchester University Music Society: Ensemble Sounds in the Twentieth Century

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 19 October 2018

Three works composed between 1922-34 reveal the varied nature of early...

Manchester University Music Society: Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 20 October 2018

Böcklin’s 1884 painting ‘The Isle of the Dead’ inspired Rachmaninoff’s...

1st iBASIS International Training Course

Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 October 2018

The Course This will be the first international training workshop in the...

Evidence Synthesis Network: Collaborative Ecosystems

12:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

This session, suitable for specialist and non-specialist researchers, will...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Eric Lepp & Jenny Chapman

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 23 October 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Five Minute Papers by Prospective Contributors to the Centre for Biblical Studies’ Project entitled Love, Boundaries and Sacred Texts"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Ensemble DENOTE

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

Beethoven only rarely rearranged his works for different instrumental...

Webinar: Key data: Census

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 25 October 2018

Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data,...

MANTIS Festival

18:00 - 19:00 Saturday 27 October 2018

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

MANTIS Festival

20:00 - 21:00 Saturday 27 October 2018

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

MANTIS Festival

14:00 - 15:00 Sunday 28 October 2018

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic...

The ESID Annual Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture with Yuen Yuen Ang - Autocracy with democratic characteristics: How the West got China Wrong.

17:00 - 19:00 Wednesday 31 October 2018

The Effective States and Inclusive Development research centre together with...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Stefan Reif (Jerusalem/Cambridge): "Attitudes to Non-Jews Reflected in Old Jewish Prayer Books"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 01 November 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

GDI Lecture with Kate Osamor: A world for the many, not the few

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 01 November 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Kate...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 1

Thursday 01 November 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Loveday Alexander (Sheffield), "Social Networks, Legal Aliens, and the Shape of the Church in Acts"

14:00 - 16:00 Friday 02 November 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 2

Friday 02 November 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Literature Live: Jim Crace and Jenni Fagan

19:30 - 20:45 Monday 05 November 2018

Jenni Fagan is a novelist, poet and screenwriter. Listed as one of Granta's...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Catherine Arthur & Anna Vainio

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 06 November 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Roberta Mazza (Manchester), "Merchants in the Temple: The Contemporary Market in Biblical Manuscripts"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Citizen of Nowhere: Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) A Sung Life

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

This performance, from Jewish vocal music specialist Mark Glanville and the...

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 08 November 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

Manchester University Music Society Vocal Showcase

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 09 November 2018

MUMS presents a highly engaging concert celebrating the vocal talent within the...

Manchester University Music Society Chamber Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 10 November 2018

The year 1788 saw Mozart push the boundaries of contemporary composition to...

An Evening with Barbara Kingsolver - SOLD OUT

19:00 - 21:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

Tickets for this event have now sold out. For more information visit ...

The Launch of the Work and Equalities Institute

13:00 - 20:00 Wednesday 14 November 2018

The launch of the Work and Equalities Institute will take place at a drinks...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Wednesday 14 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for...

GDI Annual Lecture with the Rt Hon Helen Clark: Women - Equality - Power

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 15 November 2018

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present the Rt. Hon Helen Clark,...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Thursday 15 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

Vissarion Shebalin was four years Shostakovich’s senior and regarded initially...

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 15 November 2018

This webinar is an introduction to Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

Manchester University Music Society - New Sounds from Manchester

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 16 November 2018

In this free Public Lunchtime Concert, you have the opportunity to hear some of...

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 Friday 16 November 2018

Two monuments of the quartet repertoire: Beethoven’s seven-movement C sharp...

University of Manchester Drama Society: Autumn Showcase

19:00 - 20:30 Friday 16 November 2018

It’s time for the Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase! Every year we put on a...

Poets in the Cities: Rita Ann Higgins, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

19:00 - 21:00 Monday 19 November 2018

Rita Ann Higgins has published eleven books of poetry, including Tongulish...

CMI Afternoon Seminar: How do voters perceive and interpret the national economy?

15:00 - 16:15 Tuesday 20 November 2018

Speaker: Dr Martin Bisgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 20 November 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

16th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Marilyn Hacker

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday 22 November 2018

Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Rosalind Dobson (Soprano) and Michelle Assay (Piano) perform the songs of Shostakovich and Weinberg

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 22 November 2018

Songs from the height of the USSR by Weinberg, and one of his main influences,...

Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 22 November 2018

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This...

SHORT COURSES: Social Media for Data Analysis

Friday 23 November 2018

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets...

Manchester University Wind Orchestra (MUWO)

19:30 - 21:00 Saturday 24 November 2018

Programme to Include: Kevin Malone              Godzilla

Literature Live: Joe Dunthorne and Luke Kennard

19:30 - 20:30 Monday 26 November 2018

Joe Dunthorne’s first novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages...

Webinar: Key data: Data about countries

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 27 November 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the...

GDI Lecture with Phil Woodhouse: How can irrigation contribute to agricultural growth in Africa?

16:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof Phil...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof Philip Alexander (Manchester), "The Problem of Philo and the Epistle to the Hebrews Revisited"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to STATA

Thursday 29 November 2018

The course provides an introductory training in Stata, a statistical package...

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Kevin Malone 60th Birthday Concert

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

Kevin Malone celebrates his 60th birthday and 19 years at The University of...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 29 November 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about...

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Event History Analysis with STATA

Friday 30 November 2018

This course is designed for people who are familiar with the Stata software and...

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 Sunday 02 December 2018

After a sterling succession of concerts, The University of Manchester Chorus...

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr David Lamb (Manchester), "The Boundaries of Love: Us and Them Language in 1 John 2:19"

14:00 - 16:00 Monday 03 December 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Jessica Field

16:00 - 18:00 Tuesday 04 December 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join...

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 04 December 2018

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method....

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Benedict Kent (Manchester), "Jesus as God’s Broker in Romans 8"

14:00 - 16:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free...

Manchester University Big Band (MUBB)

19:30 - 21:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

The Manchester University Big Band take the stage for their first concert this...

SHORT COURSES: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

Thursday 06 December 2018

This course introduces NVivo as a data management tool.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concerts: Quatuor Danel with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

This Lunchtime Concert includes the performance of a piece by the university’s...

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 06 December 2018

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about...

Baroque Orchestra The Majesty of Versailles: Court and Theatre Music from Baroque France

13:10 - 14:00 Friday 07 December 2018

The University’s period-instrument Baroque ensemble undertakes an exploration...