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Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Languages (CIDRAL)

Events

Everyone is welcome to our public events. Masterclasses and Theory Intensives are reserved for staff and postgraduate students in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

Usually no booking is required, but when it is, this will be clearly marked on the event information.

View our current CIDRAL programme which has a different theme each semester, and below you'll find a list of our upcoming events. Please check back as details of our events may change.

Upcoming events

CIDRAL Event: 'Manchester Reads Frankenstein: A Multidisciplinary Symposium'

17:00 - 19:00 22 October 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Academics from across disciplines will take part in a multidisciplinary discussion of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the year of its 200th anniversary. With: Jenny Bryan (Classics) David Kirby (Science Communication) Scott Midson (Religions & Theology) Holly Morse (Religions & Theology..

CIDRAL Key Ideas Seminar: 'Creative Economy'

10:00 - 12:00 31 October 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Ismail Ertürk (Senior Lecturer, Alliance Manchester Business School) will lead a Key Ideas seminar on the Creative Economy.

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Daniel Everett: 'How Language Began: 60,000 Generations of Humans Talking'

17:00 - 19:00 06 November 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Daniel Everett (Professor of Global Studies and Sociology, Bentley University) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'How Language Began: 60,000 Generations of Humans Talking'.

CIDRAL Key Ideas Seminar with Daniel Everett:'‘A Survey of the Semiotic Progression Towards Language in the Archaeological and Physiological Records'

13:00 - 14:00 07 November 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Daniel Everett (Professor of Global Studies and Sociology, Bentley University) will lead a CIDRAL Key Ideas seminar entitled 'A Survey of the Semiotic Progression Towards Language in the Archaeological and Physiological Records'.

CIDRAL Key Ideas Seminar: 'Werner Sombart's "Modern Capitalism"'

10:00 - 12:00 08 November 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Dr Philipp Roesnner (Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Manchester) will lead a Key Ideas seminar on Werner Sombart's 'Modern Capitalism'.

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Mori Yoshitaka: 'Lukewarm Nationalism: The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Social Media and Affective Communities'

16:00 - 18:00 20 November 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme. Mori Yoshitaka (Professor in Sociology and Cultural Studies, Tokyo University of Arts) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Lukewarm Nationalism: The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Social Media and Affective Communities'. My presentation considers the way in which a new nationalism is being crea..

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Patrick O'Brien: 'Britain's Wars with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and their Contribution to the Consolidation of the First Industrial Revolution'

16:00 - 18:00 28 November 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's Autumn 2018 programme in association with History and Economics. Patrick O'Brien (Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Britain's Wars with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and their Contribution to the Consolidation of the First Industrial Revoluti..

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