Arthur Lewis Centenary Public Lecture and Mural Unveiling
|Dates:||23 September 2014|
|Times:||18:30 - 20:00|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16, Secondary schools|
|Speaker:||Professor Jim O'Neill|
'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 followed by light refreshments
Venue: Arthur Lewis Building
Inaugural Public Lecture followed by a drinks reception in the Christie Bistro.
Venue: Lecture Theatre A, University Place
Please sign up for the Public Lecture
Please sign up for the Unveiling
About Arthur Lewis
Arthur Lewis is best known as one of the founders of development economics.
When he joined The University of Manchester in 1948, he became Britain’s first black Professor. He went on to complete most of his important work here and in 1979 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. The Social Sciences building is named in his honour.
Manchester has a proud heritage of innovation and world firsts. What will you achieve here?
Professor Jim O'Neill
Role: Honorary Chair of Economics
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre A