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Atmospheres - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

23 September 2014 - 12 January 2015

Atmospheres play a significant role in, and add an important quality to, our intimate, domestic and public lives, yet are often overlooked in social research, not least because of the…

Communities in Communication

17 July - 21 December 2014

The Middle Ages are commonly seen as a time of widespread ignorance and prejudice, but diversity and multiculturalism are not modern inventions. Perhaps surprisingly, examples can be…

Dying to be beautiful: The medical exception, culpable doctors and harmful enhancement? Alex Mullock and Danielle Griffiths

24 September 2014

Medical lawyer Alex Mullock of the School of Law and social scientist Danielle Griffiths ISEI provide a seminar on this subject - open to all.

Echo and Narcissus

11 August 2014 - 9 January 2015

Each of the mirrors in this body of work is dedicated to a literary heroine, provoking reflections of the feminine on several, potentially fragmented, levels. The statements etched…

Free Public Talk on China: World War 1 and China

24 September 2014

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, a war which significantly reshaped the world in the 20th century. This talk aims to explore this wartime encounter…

Giving it Wigan: Norman Nicholson at 100

25 July - 14 December 2014

In celebration of writer Norman Nicholson’s centenary, this display draws on the Library’s extensive archive to tell stories of his life and work. Born in Cumbria, Nicholson drew inspiration…

Imprinting the Imagination: Northern Renaissance Prints from the Holtorp Collection

8 May - 26 October 2014

Imprinting the Imagination delves into the world of the sixteenth-century printed image. This small but captivating show, including works by artists such as Hans Burgkmair, Albrecht…

Introductory Tour

15:00 - 15:30 24 September 2014

Your chance to learn about this fascinating building and some of its history. Just turn up! Please note that we cannot accept large groups on this tour. If your group would like a…

MAP Guidance Interviews

24 September 2014

The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is a structured scheme for local post-16 students who meet specific academic and background criteria. The aim of the programme is to support entry…

Philosophy research seminar: Christy Mag Uidhir

16:00 - 18:00 24 September 2014

Philosophy research seminar: Christy Mag Uidhir

Recognition, reduction and redistribution of unpaid work in the context of development (Devt@man seminar series)

16:30 - 18:00 24 September 2014

Devt@man seminar series: Recognition, reduction and redistribution of unpaid work in the context of development, Professor Diane Elson (University of Essex). Chaired by Tanja Bastia.…

SCI Seminar Series - Dr Maurie Cohen - Be Careful What You Wish For: The Empty Promise of the “Sharing Economy”

16:00 - 17:30 24 September 2014

Abstract Proponents of sustainable consumption have long endorsed the attenuation of societal commitments favoring product ownership and the corresponding ascendency of exchange relationships…

SEED Annual Lecture - "The fabric of space: water, modernity and the urban imagination"

16:00 - 18:00 24 September 2014

The relationship between water and modernity is not the domain of just one or even a few disciplines: established areas of research in engineering, environmental history, and urban…

Whitworth Art Gallery closure for major development work

2 September 2013 - 14 February 2015

The Whitworth reopens Spring 2015. The gallery has now closed in order to carry out major development work, transforming the Gallery into a new 21st century Gallery in the Park, extending…

Whitworth Park: Pleasure, Play and Politics

24 May - 5 October 2014

This exhibition examines and explores how the role of Manchester’s Whitworth Park has changed over time. The displays are the result of a local archaeology project and the myriad of…

Whitworth: Past, Present & Future tour - First Saturday of the month

14:00 7 June - 14:00 4 October 2014

On Saturdays: 6 September & 4 October, 2 – 3pm *Tours start at The Anchor, 508 Moss Lane East. • Which historic areas of the building are being restored to their former Edwardian…

Whitworth: Past, Present & Future tour - First Thursday of the month

12:15 5 June - 13:00 2 October 2014

On Thursdays: 4 September & 2 October, 12.15 – 1pm *Tours start at The Anchor, 508 Moss Lane East. • Which historic areas of the building are being restored to their former Edwardian…

World War 1 and China: the Chinese Labour Corps in France

13:00 - 14:00 24 September 2014

1-2pm. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, a war which significantly reshaped the world in the 20th century. China’s involvement, and the profound…

‘Latin Fever’ Dance Classes

13:05 24 September - 14:00 19 November 2014

Learn to Dance “Strictly Style” Wed. 24 September – Wed. 19 November 2014 Due to popular demand we’re bringing Ballroom back to the Martin Harris Centre! Would you like to learn the…

Chronic parasite persistence in the GI tract as a new paradigm in American trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease)

12:00 - 13:00 25 September 2014

part of the Manchester Immunology Group Seminar series

Ehrhardt Seminar: Peter Oakes - ‘Our Politeuma is in Heaven’ (Phil. 3:20): Institutions and Identity in Jewish and Roman Contexts

14:00 - 16:00 25 September 2014

The Ehrhardt Seminar from the Centre for Biblical Studies. 90 minutes followed by tea.

How public policy can stimulate the capabilities of firms to innovate in traditional industry through academic engagement: The case of the Swedish food industry

13:00 - 14:00 25 September 2014

This paper provides a detailed, longitudinal case study of university-industry interactions in the Swedish food industry, from the 1990s to the present, analyzed as a case where public…

MAP Personal Statement Drop Ins

25 September 2014

The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is a structured scheme for local post-16 students who meet specific academic and background criteria. The aim of the programme is to support entry…

Using Theoretical Frameworks in Research (Workshop)

12:00 - 14:00 25 September 2014

This workshop will address the suitability of theoretical frameworks for research projects. It will provide an introduction to a selected range of useful theoretical frameworks, offering…

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series - Piano 4 Hands: Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa

13:10 - 14:00 25 September 2014

Poulenc Sonata for Two Pianos Dai Fujikura 3 Miniatures for Two Pianos John McCabe Basse Danse International duo Piano 4 Hands makes a welcome return to The University of Manchester…

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