The University Of Manchester

The University Of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
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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

School of Social Sciences

Free

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)

The ethics of using cameras in care settings

Join MICRA for this event from the Occasional Lunchtime Lecture Series, presented by Dr Malcolm Fisk. There are considerable concerns about the incidences of elder abuse that take place within care settings. Those concerns are heightened because of uncertainties regarding its prevalence and the potential measures…

Thu 21 Sep

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)

Free

An Evening with Chris Kraus

Waterstones Manchester Deansgate are thrilled to welcome the wonderful Chris Kraus to the store to celebrate the publication of her latest book, After Kathy Acker. Join us on Wednesday 27th September when Chris will be in conversation with Dr Kaye Mitchell, Co-Director of The Centre for New Writing at Manchester…

Wed 27 Sep

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£5 of £16 including a copy of After Cathy Acker.

Nigella Lawson in conversation with Jeanette Winterson- Part of Manchester Literature Festival

'Our lives are formed by memories, and the focus of mine is the food I’ve cooked and the people I’ve cooked for, the people who have sat at my table, as well as the other tables I’ve eaten on, from the blue formica of my childhood, to the mottled zinc that is the nexus of my life now.’ Food is much more than human fuel…

Fri 20 Oct

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£17/£15

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

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

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)

The University of Manchester New Writing Anthology Launch Event

This event marks the publication of a brand-new collection bringing together the exciting and varied work of new writing talent from the Centre's Master's class of 2016-17. Featuring poetry, short stories and novel extracts, this event showcases the melting pot of international talent that is The Manchester Anthology.

Thu 7 Sep

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

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