The University Of Manchester

The University Of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
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The 2017 Dorothy Emmet Lecture

The Philosophy Department is proud to present the 2017 Dorothy Emmet Lecture: Sherri Irvin, “Resisting Body Oppression: An Aesthetic Approach”. The lecture is aimed at the general public, and will be followed by a short wine reception. All welcome. For more information, including a summary of the talk and accessibility…

Art History Seminar: Prof David Lomas - Imaging Art and Medicine

Prof David Lomas (University of Manchester): Imaging Art and Medicine: A Skeleton in My Cupboard

Arthur Lewis Lecture

This year's Arthur Lewis Lecture will be given by the journalist and author Gary Younge. More information and booking arrangements to follow; please check back later.

Thu 9 Nov

The BP Annual Lecture: The future of global energy markets

Few industries can claim to have a distinct and direct effect on every person and in every home. From prices at the petrol station to power in developing companies, energy is one industry which does just that – but what does the future hold for the global energy market? In these volatile political and economic times…

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Professor Judith Walkowitz: Feminism and Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'. Organised in collaboration with History at the University of Manchester. Sponsored by Modern British History Research Network. Judith Walkowitz (Professor Emerita History, Johns Hopkins University and Simon Visiting Professor 2017) will deliver a lecture…

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Tomáš Sedlácek: Digitalization of Desire

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2017 programme 'Precarity'. Organised in collaboration with History at the University of Manchester. Tomáš Sedlácek will give a public lecture entitled Digitalization of Desire.

EAC Department PGR Keynote Event

Lucy Rowland (University of Leeds), ‘“Tortured Ecologies”: Environmental Disaster and Climate Discourse in Contemporary Women’s Fiction’

Wed 17 May

From Shore to Shore

Three stories, three lives, three journeys to find a place to call home. Cheung Wing is escaping from war, Mei Lan’s had enough of the potato peeler and Yi Di wants the impossible; her parents’ approval.

Fri 19 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£19.50 (£15.50)

Sat 20 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£19.50 (£15.50)

The G. L. Brook Memorial Lecture in Middle English

Prof. Daniel Wakelin (Oxford), ‘Healing the scab: resisting materials in late medieval books’. Prof. Wakelin is a fellow of St Hilda’s College, Oxford and the author of Scribal Correction and Literary Craft: English Manuscripts 1375-1510 and Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530.

GDI Lecture Series: The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure

The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure: Dr Shavana Musa (The University of Manchester). The event will be from 5-6.30pm in Theatre B of the Roscoe Building

HCRI Speaker Series: Abuse of Human Rights in Conflict Situations – a Legal Perspective

For this HCRI Speaker Series we are joined by Bethany Shiner, Associate Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University. Bethany Shiner is a qualified solicitor who spent almost four years working at Public Interest Lawyers (PIL) on human rights and public law cases challenging executive decisions, actions or failures.

Hip Hop and the Fight for Educational Equality in America

Education in post-civil rights America continues to be defined by racial, social class, and gender inequality. Serious debates about failing schools have been obscured both by "post-racial" discourses, which ignore the crisis, and by discourses that blame youth culture and parents. In this lecture, Dr Travis Gosa explains…

The Nest

The Nest is a bespoke drama production created by SBC theatre originally written and performed in the 2015 Manchester Science Festival. On 24th and 25th April 2017 The Nest returns to Manchester at the fantastic new 53Two theatre, located within the railways arches just a few minutes from Deansgate Tram stop. The Nest…

Mon 24 Apr

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

£5.50

Tue 25 Apr

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

£5.50

'Poems of Repossession' and 'The Coast Road'

The Irish World Heritage Centre and The Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester are delighted to bring to Manchester a unique and exciting poetry event, showcasing the best in modern and contemporary Irish language poetry and poetry in bi-lingual Irish-English translation. On Saturday 13 May at 6pm, we…

Sat 13 May

Politics Annual Peace Lecture

Martin Edelman Title: "Trump's America Reality Show or New Political Reality"

Professor Saskia Sassen, Geographies of expulsion

The Global Development Institute and the School of Social Sciences invite you to see Professor Saskia Sassen, Professor at Columbia University, for a lecture on Geographies of expulsion This talk is based on Saskia Sassen’s book Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University…

The role of community assets in improving health + well-being in later life

From MICRA, Manchester Centre for Health Economics, Manchester Centre for Primary Care and Inspiring Communities Together Seminar 2-4 pm, free networking lunch from 1 pm G306B, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PL Policymakers across the world are becoming increasingly interested in improving health…

The University of Manchester Community Festival: Explore your local University

University of Manchester Community Festival: Explore your local University Join us for a fun-filled day of hands-on activities, including: live experiments, interactive demonstrations, musical and dramatic performances, the chance to meet our staff and scientists, behind the scenes tours, workshops and much, much more!

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