Lectures and seminars

Roundtable on ‘Fracking: Energy Futures and Vulnerability’

1 September 2014

To be held in September 2014. More information to be available shortly at http://urban-energy.org

Investigating the quality of urban life: theory and practice

13:00 - 14:30 3 September 2014

CURE guest seminar Centre for Urban Resiliance and Energy: http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/cure/ Cities worldwide are growing at an unprecedented rate,presenting major challenges:…

Sarah Fielden Seminar Series: Metaphors of the meltdown: an educational deconstruction of the narratives of the great recession

17:00 - 18:30 10 September 2014

The ways in which notions like the ‘learning society’ and the ‘knowledge economy’ re-draw educational philosophy, policy and practice will be examined, starting from the 1980s and tracing…

The role of CDC6 in mitotic entry

14:00 - 15:00 10 September 2014

This is a one-off special seminar hosted by Berenika Plusa.

Biological hydrogels - from supramolecular organization and dynamics to biological function

14:00 - 15:00 18 September 2014

Nature has evolved complex materials that are exquisitely designed to perform specific functions. Certain proteins and glycans self-organize in vivo into soft and dynamic, strongly…

Lovell Lecture

19:30 - 21:00 18 September 2014

Prof. Albert Zijlstra– Director, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics Planetary nebulae: reflections of the dying Sun The Sun will not live forever. Several billion years from now,…

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…

Philosophy research seminar: Christy Mag Uidhir

16:00 - 18:00 24 September 2014

Philosophy research seminar: Christy Mag Uidhir

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…

WW1 Star Lecture (for schools): "British Propaganda and the First World War – Imagining a United Nation"

12:30 - 14:30 8 October 2014

A talk by for Y11 and Sixth Form students by Dr Chris Godden (Department of History) - part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures open lecture series "The Different Faces of…

CIDRAL Special Seminar: Differently Queer: Sexuality and Aesthetics in Pier Paolo Pasolini and Elsa Morante

16 - 17 October 2014

Special Seminar with Professor Manuele Gragnolati, Somerville College, Oxford 16/17 October (organised by Dr Francesca Billiani, Italian). Abstract: This paper explores the analogies…

Quatuor Danel Seminar: Performing String Quartets (1) Seminar

14:30 - 15:00 16 October 2014

The Quatuor Danel and Professor Barry Cooper discuss issues in the performance of Classical and post-Classical string quartets

Novel strategies for the stimulation of angiogenesis and vasculogenesis and their potential for regenerative medicine applications

14:00 - 15:00 17 October 2014

This seminar is part of the Manchester Tissue Regeneration & Stem Cell Network seminar series.

POLICY CHALLENGES: Securing the State after Snowden

10:45 - 12:30 21 October 2014

'Policy Challenges: Securing the State After Snowden' featuring Sir David Omand and Edward Lucas The recent revelations from former CIA contractor Edward Snowden, about the NSAs surveillance…

Sustainable Consumption Institute Seminar: Dr Tom Hargreaves

16:00 - 17:30 22 October 2014

Further details to follow shortly.

WW1 Open Lecture Series: Germany and the Approach of War in 1914

15:00 - 16:00 22 October 2014

A talk by Prof Matthew Jefferies (Department of German Studies) - part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures open lecture series "The Different Faces of WW1". Although a number…

Sarah Hirschhorn (Oxford): "The Origins of the Redemption in Occupied Suburbia? Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and the Jewish-American Makings of the West Bank Settlement of Efrat, 1973-2014" [CJS Seminar]

16:00 - 17:30 23 October 2014

Centre for Jewish Studies research seminar with Sarah Hirschhorn from the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Oxford.

Doubleday Lecture 2014 – Sir Robert Francis QC

14:00 - 15:30 29 October 2014

'''Host:''' Manchester Medical School '''About the event:''' Manchester Medical School is delighted to invite you to its annual Doubleday lecture, which will this year be given by…

WW1 Open Lecture Series: What difference does a war make? - The political impact of the First World War

15:00 - 16:00 5 November 2014

A talk by Dr Henry Miller (Department of History) - part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures open lecture series "The Different Faces of WW1". Before the First World War,…

WW1 Open Lecture Series: The Archaeology of the Great War

17:00 - 18:00 12 November 2014

A talk by Dr Melanie Giles (Department of Archaeology) - part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures open lecture series "The Different Faces of WW1". Archaeology can provide…

Quatuor Danel Seminar: Masters of Composition

14:30 - 15:00 13 November 2014

A workshop of new string quartets by Masters students at the University

WW1 Open Lecture Series: Irishmen in No Man’s Land: Ambivalent Allegiances in Sebastian Barry’s A Long Long Way (2005)

17:00 - 18:00 19 November 2014

A talk by Dr Liam Harte (Department of English, American Studies and Creative Writing) - part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures open lecture series "The Different Faces…

Polymer Microarrays - a high-throughput method to identify substrates to control and manipulate stem cells

14:00 - 15:00 21 November 2014

This seminar is part of the Manchester Tissue Regeneration & Stem Cell Network seminar series.

CIDRAL Open Event: Stefan Collini (Cambridge): Title TBC

17:00 25 November 2014

More details to follow...

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