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A zoologist and a philosopher meet in a pub: what do they talk about?

20:00 - 20:30 22 September 2014

Two colleagues (zoologist and philosopher respectively) will be taking part in the Radio 4 programme 'The Philosopher’s Arms, hosted by Matthew Sweet (pictured). Professors Helen Beebee…

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…

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…

Environmental Impact on Inflammatory Immune Responses

17:00 - 18:00 22 September 2014

FLS Postgraduate Society Annual Lecture Series 2014-2015 University Place All staff and students are welcome to attend. Please register your interest now, so we can determine numbers…

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…

Rebuilding Britain: Planning for a better future - Planning and Environmental Management Seminar Series 2014/15

16:00 - 17:00 22 September 2014

The Planning and Environmental Management 2014/15 Seminar Series is about to start with the first seminar next week. The seminar, entitled “Rebuilding Britain - Planning for a better…

Torture and laughter: Political incarceration and the art of performing happiness in an urban Indian prison

16:00 - 18:00 22 September 2014

This paper explores the politics of prison art through oral testimonies of former female cadres of a Maoist-Naxal uprising in 1970s India. It specifically focuses on guerrilla women…

Vital Topics - Jim O’Neill in conversation with Andy Bounds

17:45 22 September 2014

Economist, Jim O’Neill in conversation with Andy Bounds, North of England Correspondent and Enterprise Editor at the Financial Times This event brings together in conversation, economist…

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…

Arthur Lewis Centenary Public Lecture and Mural Unveiling

18:30 - 20:00 23 September 2014

'The complex and changing world economy' by Professor Jim O'Neill world renowned Economist and Honorary Chair of Economics. Times and locations Unveiling of the Arthur Lewis Mural…

CMIST Seminar :: Introducing PhD Seminars @ CMIST

12:00 - 13:00 23 September 2014

CMIST students will present their ongoing work. Light lunch will be provided. To be held in room 2.07 in the HBS building from 12pm to 1pm.

Explorer tour

11:00 - 12:00 23 September 2014

Ever wondered where some of the Library doors and staircases lead to? Then this is the tour for you!

Manchester Education Debates Series: Schools Policy: Where should the Labour Party go next?

17:00 - 18:30 23 September 2014

Coinciding with the Labour Party’s conference in Manchester, the Manchester Institute of Education is hosting a public debate on where the Party should be heading next on schools policy.…

Manchester Postcolonial Atelier with Professor Jim O'Neill: 'The Complex and Changing World Economy'

14:30 - 15:30 23 September 2014

Atelier Series 2014: 'Development' The third Manchester Postcolonial Atelier offers the opportunity for the research community to enter into conversation with the world renowned economist…

Suicide Bereavement |The Missing Link in Suicide Prevention

08:15 - 16:00 23 September 2014

'''Host:''' Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health '''About the event:''' The conference is a collaboration between the Centre for Mental Health and Risk at the University…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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