The University Of Manchester

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Annual Harry Street Lecture

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central. She is an extremely active member of Parliament and served as a Shadow Education Secretary from 2015 to 2016.

Thu 22 Feb

School of Law

Free

Baroness Hale gives the 2018 Christabel Pankhurst Lecture

The 2018 Pankhurst Lecture will be delivered by The Right Honourable The Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE PC FBA

Thu 8 Feb

School of Law

Free

Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2018

We are delighted to announce that the forth series of Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies will be given by Prof. Jan Grabowski (University of Ottawa). The event is open to the public; there is no need to book a place.

Mon 29 Jan

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Careers in Audiology

Join our Audiology students, staff and employers to find out about the range of rewarding careers in Audiology. Audiology is the healthcare science of hearing and balance disorders. There are over 9 million hearing impaired people in the UK and our ageing population means an ever increasing demand for audiologists.

Mon 29 Jan

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Free

Celebrating the life and work of Julia Segar: Making Anthropology Count

Professor Helen Lambert from the University of Bristol will be giving the lecture. Helen is an anthropologist, whose work focuses upon how anthropology can contribute to improving approaches to health care and the health of the public.

Thu 15 Feb

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

This event is co-hosted by History at the University of Manchester and CIDRAL. Judith Walkowitz (Professor Emeritus in History, Johns Hopkins University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South.

Tue 24 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Michael North, 'Connected Oceans: Seas as Media of Global Exchange'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity. Hallsworth Visiting Fellow, Michael North (Professor of Modern History, University of Greifswald), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Connected Oceans: Seas as Media of Global Exchange'.

Tue 24 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Michelle M. Wright, 'Temporal Tyrannies: Linear Time and the Black Subject'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Michelle M. Wright (Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Professor of English, Emory University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Temporal Tyrannies: Linear Time and the Black Subject'

Mon 19 Mar

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Peter Burke, 'An Endangered Species? The Polymath in the Age of Specialization'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Peter Burke (Emeritus Professor of Cultural History, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'An Endangered Species? The Polymath in the Age of Specialization'.

Tue 20 Feb

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Pierpaolo Antonello, 'Bruno Munari’s Peritextual Playground'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Dr Pierpaolo Antonello (Reader in Italian Literature and Culture, St John's College, University of Cambridge), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Bruno Munari’s Peritextual Playground'

Mon 12 Mar

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

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

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Tim Ingold (Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Aberdeen), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'The Creativity of Habit'.

Wed 7 Feb

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Roundtable: Nicola Gardini, 'The Hidden Source: Delving Into Ovid's Imagination'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Nicola Gardini (Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, Keble College, University of Oxford), will participate in a roundtable event entitled 'The Hidden Source: Delving Into Ovid's Imagination', with Professor Alessandro Schiesaro…

Tue 20 Feb

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Roundtable: Pierpaolo Antonello, 'From Futurism to Arte di Stato: The Aesthetics of Politics and The Politics of Aesthetics'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Dr Pierpaolo Antonello (Reader in Italian Literature and Culture, St John's College, University of Cambridge), will take part in a roundtable discussion, 'From Futurism to Arte di Stato: The Aesthetics of Politics and The Politics of…

Tue 13 Mar

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Roundtable: 'The Culture of Business in the Middle Ages: Themes, Approaches and Sources'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity This roundtable will include Georg Christ (History, University of Manchester), Rory Naismith (History, Kings College London), Catherine Casson (History, University of Manchester), and Stephen Mossman (History, University of Manchester…

Wed 18 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Seminar: Scott Herring, 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will lead a seminar entitled 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'.

Tue 22 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Symposium: 'Contemporary Enchantments: A Workshop on Art and Magic Today'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Convened by Dr Charlie Miller (Art History and Visual Studies, University of Manchester)

Thu 10 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Danez Smith: Don’t Call Us Dead

Manchester Literature Festival is thrilled to welcome to Manchester acclaimed American poet Danez Smith. A founding member of the Dark Noise Collective, Danez is an electrifying performer who has twice been a finalist for the Individual World Poetry Slam. Their debut, (insert) boy, was widely praised and went on to win…

Mon 22 Jan

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

GDI Lecture: Vijay Joshi on 'India: the Long Road to Prosperity'

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and Reader Emeritus in Economics, University of Oxford, to discuss India: the long road to prosperity The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global development to The…

Wed 31 Jan

GDI Lecture with Dr Ha-Joon Chang: 'Are some countries destined for under-development?'

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series and the Post-Crash Economics Society is pleased to present Dr Ha-Joon Chang, University Reader, University of Cambridge, toexplore the reasons that determine the economic stagnation and under-development of some countries. The Global Development Lecture Series brings…

Mon 5 Feb

Innovation and Technology - Art or Science?

In his lecture Dr Harter will discuss the role of “art” in innovation and technology including not only the aesthetic but also craft, design, skill, invention and intuition. Andy will draw on his own expertise and experiences in computing and ask if we can do more to appreciate and promote the importance of “art” as a…

Wed 21 Feb

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

Thu 3 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Literature Live: Jesmyn Ward

Manchester Literature Festival are thrilled to present a rare UK event with acclaimed American author Jesmyn Ward. Based in Mississippi, Jesmyn is the author of the memoir Men We Reaped and the novels Salvage the Bones, Where the Line Bleeds and Sing, Unburied, Sing. She is also the editor of The Fire This Time: A New…

Fri 27 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£7 (£5)

Literature Live: Patrisse Khan-Cullors in conversation about #BlackLivesMatter

We are delighted to welcome Patrisse Khan-Cullors to Manchester to discuss her illuminating memoir, When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. One of the most prominent activists of her generation, Patrisse is an artist, organizer and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, California. She’s also a…

Tue 13 Mar

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£8 (£6)

Manchester Medieval Society Yearly Excursion

Excursion to the Peak District, itinerary to be confirmed

Sat 12 May

Mini Excursion guided by Fergus Wilde ‘Medieval Chetham’s: Manor-College-Library’

Chethams library: Mini Excursion guided by Fergus Wilde ‘Medieval Chetham’s: Manor-College-Library’ – we meet at the main entrance opposite National Football Museum.

Wed 28 Feb

Free

Public Lecture: Scott Herring, 'Senior Living with Charles Henri Ford'

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Senior Living with Charles Henri Ford'.

Mon 21 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

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 3 Feb

The University of Manchester Community Festival 2018

June 2018 will see the return of our free Community Festival, packed with fun interactive activities for all the family. We will be throwing open our doors to our local friends and neighbours to discover the variety of things we do here at the University of Manchester. Visitors will be able to go behind the scenes at…

Sat 16 Jun

Zheng He -When the Dragon Ships Came

Manchester Confucius Institute is very delighted to bring an award winning show from Karin Schäfer of Figuren Theatre to Manchester that blends puppetry, video and animation. Zheng He -When the Dragon Ships Came relates the tale of the fantastic journeys of this famous Chinese explorer who with his fleet of more than…

Tue 13 Feb

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£5

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