Lectures and seminars

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

The Frontiers of Microcredit

16:00 - 18:00 26 September 2014

Lecture by Prof Wahiduddin Mahmud, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Dhaka. Co-author of forthcoming book: The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

Death in Chapel Orchard: exclusion, reappropriation, and children’s perceptions of a changing environment

15:00 - 17:00 29 September 2014

How do children relate to their changing environment? Drawing on ethnographic research in East Anglian primary schools, this paper looks beyond the presumption that children are disconnected…

MICRA Seminar: 'What pensions crisis?'

14:00 - 17:00 29 September 2014

MICRA Seminar: 'What pensions crisis?' From MICRA and the Frailty, Resilience and Inequality in Later Life (fRaill) project Followed by reception and launch of MICRA and Age UK…

Mitchell Centre Seminar Series: Tom Snijders

16:00 - 17:30 1 October 2014

The Wonders of Specification Possibilities of Stochastic Actor-Oriented Models for Network Dynamics The Stochastic Actor-Oriented Model for Network Dynamics (SAOM), as implemented…

Morgan Centre Seminar: Divorce Practices and Forms of Femininity at the End of a Customary Marriage

16:00 1 October 2014

Abstract This paper explores women’s practice of compliance and resistance of oppression built into the racialised and gendered social structure of customary marriages in South Africa.…

Research Matters: Disadvantage and Poverty research showcase - Narrowing the attainment gap: discourses of theory, policy and practice

12:00 - 14:00 1 October 2014

This seminar will showcase the recent, current and future research of the Disadvantage and Poverty thematic programme of research in MIE.

Ehrhardt Seminar: Ben Williams (JRRI) - Early Modern Jewish and Christian Readers of Midrash

14:00 - 16:00 2 October 2014

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

The hospital and the hospital: cross-hatched spaces and entangled infrastructures in global health research

15:00 - 17:00 6 October 2014

How does science make a home for itself in a public hospital? This paper explores how scientists working in ‘resource poor’ contexts of global health negotiate relationships with their…

Poverty reduction in Brazil and its drivers (Devt@man seminar series)

16:30 - 18:00 7 October 2014

Devt@man seminar series: Poverty reduction in Brazil and its drivers, Dr Fabio Veras (International Poverty Centre and UNDP). Joint seminar with the Poverty research group, chaired…

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