The University Of Manchester

The University Of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
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Antibiotic Drug Resistance: a focus on the environment

The University Flagship Programme ‘One Student, One Campus, One Life – Action on Antibiotic Drug Resistance’ will explore ‘Antibiotic Drug Resistance: a focus on the environment’ to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week. Chair Professor Kay Marshall, Head of the School of Health Sciences will be joined by a number of…

Thu 16 Nov

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Free

Arthur Lewis Lecture

This year's Arthur Lewis Lecture will be given by acclaimed author and Guardian journalist Gary Younge, and will be followed by a wine reception. Click the link below to book your free ticket. The venue is fully wheelchair accessible and a hearing loop will be in operation.

Thu 9 Nov

School of Social Sciences

Free

Be / / Longing

To showcase the research of The University of Manchester’s Migration Lab and the University’s Global Inequalities Research Beacon, our researchers have teamed up with the acclaimed Take Back Theatre company (Julie Hesmondhalgh, Becx Harrison and Grant Archer) on a new piece of theatre which uses installation, multimedia…

Tue 31 Oct

£12.00 / £10.00 (Staff, students and alumni can buy the £10.00 tickets) Proceeds will go to local refugee and migration charities.

Wed 1 Nov

£12.00 / £10.00 (Staff, students and alumni can buy the £10.00 tickets) Proceeds will go to local refugee and migration charities.

Thu 2 Nov

£12.00 / £10.00 (Staff, students and alumni can buy the £10.00 tickets) Proceeds will go to local refugee and migration charities.

…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

The Caroline Chisholm Reading with Rachel Seiffert

This event honours the memory of writer Caroline Chisholm (MA Creative Writing, 2013), who was a valued member of the CNW community. It will feature a reading from the best dissertation submitted by an MA student at the Centre in 2017, alongside a reading by Rachel Seiffert, a writer whose fiction is close in spirit to…

Mon 11 Dec

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£6 (£4)

CIDRAL Performance-Lecture: Judaica Project: 'Bodies of Song'

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year, 'Constraints of Creativity'. The Judaica Project is an AHRC-funded project that proposes and tests a new method for embodied research. Drawing on laboratory theatre, performance studies, ethnomusicology, visual anthropology, critical jewish…

Thu 26 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Enrico Terrinoni: 'Awaking the “plultiple”: translating Joyce’s Finegans Wake into Infinitalian'

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year, 'Constraints of Creativity'. Enrico Terrinoni (Professor of English Literature, Università per Stranieri di Perugia) will deliver a public lecture entitled, 'Awaking the “plultiple”: translating Joyce’s Finegans Wake into Infinitalian'

Thu 26 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Tim Ingold: 'The Creativity of Habit'

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled in the new year.

Tue 24 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Roundtable: Matt Houlbrook

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year, 'Constraints of Creativity'. Matt Houlbrook (Professor of Cultural History, University of Birmingham) will participate in a roundtable.

Mon 4 Dec

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CTIS Seminar: Caroline Summers, "‘No speech is speech if it is not heard’: The author as a subaltern voice in literary translation"

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings researchers from across the UK and Europe to the University of Manchester to present on their work. These seminars are free and open to the public, with no registration required. Additional information, including abstracts for individual events…

Thu 9 Nov

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CTIS Seminar: Samuel Läubli, "Post-editing in Theory and Practice"

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings researchers from across the UK and Europe to the University of Manchester to present on their work. These seminars are free and open to the public, with no registration required. Additional information, including abstracts for individual events…

Thu 30 Nov

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CTIS Seminar: Siobhan Brownlie, "Tales of Travelling Memory, Transcreation and Politics"

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings researchers from across the UK and Europe to the University of Manchester to present on their work. These seminars are free and open to the public, with no registration required. Additional information, including abstracts for individual events…

Thu 7 Dec

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

GDI Lecture: Prof AbdouMaliq Simone on collective operations in urban settings

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof AbdouMaliq Simone, University of South Australia, to discuss 'compression as urban tissue: collective operations in the looming darkness– Jakarta, Hyderabad and Delhi' The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global…

Fri 17 Nov

GDI Lecture: Prof William Ferguson on collective action, inequality and development

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof William Ferguson, Grinnell College to deliver the Adrian Leftwich Annual Lecture. Prof William Ferguson will discuss collective action, inequality and development. The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global…

Wed 29 Nov

Global Development Institute Annual Lecture with Prof Dani Rodrik

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Prof Dani Rodrik of Harvard University to present the Global Development Institute Annual Lecture. Prof Rodrik will discuss the economics of populism. "Populism seems to have come out of nowhere, but economic history and theory provide ample grounds for…

Thu 26 Oct

Royal Economic Society 2017 Annual Public Lecture

The Royal Economic Society will be hosting one of the countries’ most inspiring economists, Professor Stephen Machin, to give the next RES Annual Public Lecture this autumn at The University of Manchester on the economics of crime. In this lecture, Stephen Machin, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for…

Wed 29 Nov

School of Social Sciences

Free

Rutherford's Manchester: the birthplace of nuclear physics

In 1917, the Nobel Prize winner Ernest Rutherford became the first person to create an artificial nuclear reaction, here in laboratories at the University. To mark the centenary and for the first time, Rutherford’s private research room will be opened for a special exhibition. Visitors will be guided around some of the…

Sat 4 Nov

School of Law Hamlyn Lecture

On Thursday,9 November 2017 the School of Law will host one of this year's Hamlyn Lectures, to be delivered by Professor Andrew Burrows Professor Burrows will speak on "The Interaction between Common Law and Statute."

Thu 9 Nov

School of Law

Free

Science Spectacular

The Manchester Science Festival is coming and The University of Manchester is playing host to our annual family science fun day: Science Spectacular! Join our scientists for a fun-filled day of challenges, experiments, and interactive demonstrations. Explore the science of bubbles, dance with robots, get hands-on with…

Sat 21 Oct

Office for Social Responsibility

Free

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Shami Chakrabarti – Of Women - Part of Manchester Literature Festival

Britain’s leading human rights campaigner takes aim on the oldest and most pervasive injustice of all: gender inequality. Shami Chakrabarti was the Director of Liberty from 2003 to 2016, where she worked tirelessly to protect civic freedoms at a time of great fear and uncertainty. Her forthcoming book, Of Women, is a…

Sun 22 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£10/£25 for ticket and a copy of Of Women

Time and Space in China: The Urban World of Beijing in Photographs

This photographic exhibition present the on-going changes of Beijing; changes that not only refer to the surface of urban space, but also many aspects of people’s daily life and their attitude towards life in China. Hosted by the Confucius Institute, the photographs are jointly organised by the London Confucius Institute…

Sat 21 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 22 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Mon 23 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

…and 18 more dates until 10 Nov

The University of Manchester Chorus Martin’s Mass and More

The University of Manchester’s Cosmo Singers kick off their 2017/18 programme in Holy Name Church. Programme to include Palestrina, Thomas Tallis, Jonathan Harvey and Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir. Price: £10.50 / £5 / £3

Sat 4 Nov

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£10.50 (£5; Children £3)

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