Migrants in Manchester: An exhibition

18 August - 17 September 2014

Undocumented migrants in the UK are currently the subject of tough government rhetoric and abrasive action, accompanied by a pernicious media debate. Faced by an ongoing and aggressive…

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…

Shaping Peace: Local Infrastructures and State Formation

11 - 12 September 2014

HCRI Peacebuilding Conference 2014: Shaping Peace: Local Infrastructures and State Formation The Third Annual Conference of the International Association for Peace and Conflict Studies…

In The Footsteps of Alexander the Great: a fresh look at an epic

18:00 - 19:30 15 September 2014

6-7.30pm. In this talk, Professor Michael Wood will look again at the story of Alexander the Great, whose amazing journeys of conquest he re-traced in 1998. He will update the story…

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…