Events

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

#IdentityInData: Who Counts? Visibility, voice and culture in data collection and use

10:30 - 12:30 24 February 2021

The UK Data Service is proud to announce #DataImpact2021, featuring a keynote by poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE. #DataImpact2021 will explore #IdentityInData – Who Counts? Visibility, voice and culture in data collection and use • How do definitions of self and identity in data evolve? • How can discourses of self and id..

#IdentityInData: Who Counts? Visibility, voice and culture in data collection and use

10:30 - 12:30 24 February 2021

The UK Data Service is proud to announce #DataImpact2021, featuring a keynote by poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE. #DataImpact2021 will explore #IdentityInData – Who Counts? Visibility, voice and culture in data collection and use • How do definitions of self and identity in data evolve? • How can discourses of self and id..

Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development

12:00 - 13:30 24 February 2021

We are pleased to host a book launch for the new book Compressed Development with authors D. Hugh Whittaker and Timothy Sturgeon. The seminar draws on a recent co-authored book Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Social and Economic Development (Oxford University Press, October 2020). Updating and modifying the ‘late development’ t..

Social Statistics Seminar - 4pm, 9 March: The Rise of the Nones and Religious Polarization across the US 1973-2018

03 November 2020 - 01 June 2021

Social Statistics Seminars 2020/21 – March Session The Rise of the Nones and Religious Polarization across the US 1973-2018: State-level Trends Based on Multilevel Regression and Poststratification Dingeman Wiertz (University College London) Join us at 4pm (GMT) on 9 March 2021! Registration link: http://bit.ly/socstat0321 Please registe..

Social Statistics Seminars 2020/21

03 November 2020 - 01 June 2021

The Department of Social Statistics is pleased to invite everyone interested in quantitative social research to a series of online seminars. The events will be held once a month throughout the academic year, always at 4pm (UK time) on Tuesdays. We are glad to announce an international line-up of excellent presenters working on a variety of ex..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Megan Warner (Northern College) ‘Abraham and the World-View of Deutero-Isaiah’

14:00 - 16:00 25 February 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..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Sustainable Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 25 February 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar one: Sustainable Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, healt..

“Manchester’s DNA” 1. Launch Workshop

14:00 - 15:00 25 February 2021

A virtual, recorded session engaging pupils from Manchester schools to explore the identity, language and ethnicity that makes Manchester so richly diverse. A toolkit of resources will be supplied to encourage pupils from participating schools to explore their own oral histories. The link will be supplied on the day via the Manchester City of..

Wrongful Convictions: the Psychology of Human Error in Criminal Justice

16:30 - 18:30 03 March 2021

Professor Mark Godsey is a leading scholar, attorney and activist in the Innocence Movement In addition to teaching Criminal Law, Evidence and other courses at UC Law, Professor Godsey co-founded and directs the Ohio Innocence Project. The OIP is recognized as one of the most active and successful Innocence Projects in the country, and to..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Joseph Brennan (Nazarene Theological College) ‘Sociopolitical Frameworks of the Ephesian Household’

14:00 - 16:00 04 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..