Events

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

Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2022

09:30 - 16:30 05 July 2022

Are you interested in research on family finances? Do you want to know the latest developments in family finance data from UK social surveys? The annual Family Finance Surveys User Conference features updates from producers of the key UK surveys on family finances and research presentations based on analyses of the data. Organised by the UK D..

Centre for Digital Trust and Society: Anniversary Forum

06 July 2022

Join us on Wednesday 6 July 2022, 09:30 - 17:00 (in-person event, followed by a drinks reception) The Centre for Digital Trust and Society (part of Digital Futures at The University of Manchester) brings together interdisciplinary research expertise at The University of Manchester to focus on the barriers and enablers of trust in digital tech..

Beyond Exceptionalism II Conference

11 - 13 July 2022

The John Rylands Research Institute and Library in Manchester, UK hosts the 'Beyond Exceptionalism II' conference between 11-13 July 2022. This three day event will adopt a hybrid format that simultaneously offers sessions both in-person and online. Beyond Exceptionalism II is an interdisciplinary conference that moves into new areas of anal..

MIOIR Seminar Series - Walking the green mile: government sponsored R&D and clean technologies

15:30 - 16:30 11 July 2022

Join us for the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series 21/22, seminar hosted by Francesco Rentocchini, Associate Professor in Business Economics and Innovation at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at the University of Milan (IT). Register to attend via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.u..

Health Studies User Conference 2022

09:30 - 16:30 12 July 2022

Do you want to know the latest developments in health data from social surveys? Would you like to understand more about the impact of COVID-19 on these studies and their outputs? Are you interested in research using health data? The annual Health Studies User Conference is a one-day conference organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration..

Is sustainability governance abetting inequality? Reflections on power in South African wine and seafood value chains

10:30 - 12:00 12 July 2022

Private and public governance instruments seeking to ensure sustainability in agro-food value chains have become ubiquitous in the past three decades. Virtually all major retailers, agro-food processors and international commodity traders have been involved in one or another sustainability initiative or multistakeholder engagement. Existing re..

China's Digital Expansion in the Global South Workshop

10:00 - 17:30 21 July 2022

China is fast-emerging as a global digital superpower and has a rapidly-growing digital presence in other low- and middle-income developing countries of the global South. Yet research to date has been relatively limited on this rising phenomenon which is having important economic, social, political and geopolitical impacts. This online worksh..

Uncertainty, methods and research design

09:30 - 13:00 03 October 2022

This half day course explores uncertainty, anticipation, ignorance and surprise, and offer practical support in relation to design and methodologies. Uncertainty in research design and practice is having a continuing impact on researchers’ methodological considerations. NCRM’s Changing Research Practices project highlighted that uncerta..

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