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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Manchester University Music Society Opera Evening - 'War and Conflict'

19:30 - 21:00 24 February 2018

This is sure to be a gripping evening of opera, on the theme of war and conflict. Recent University alumni James Keirle’s contemporary opera Not On The List will be performed, as well as Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and various opera scenes. To book please visit http://ow.ly/FoSC30hlmJq or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box office.

Literature Live: Mariko Nagai and Richard Lloyd Parry - Japan Now

19:30 - 21:00 26 February 2018

Join us to celebrate UNESCO City of Literature International Mother Language Day (IMLD). How do writers – both natives and ‘outsiders’ - respond to tragedy and recount the lived experience of survivors? Mariko Nagai is a poet, novelist and photographer whose latest book 'Irradiated Cities’, sifts through landscape and history to pre..

CTIS Seminar: Sameh Hanna, "Negotiating ‘sacredness’ and constructing identities in the Arabic translation of the Gospels"

14:00 - 15:30 01 March 2018

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies seminar series brings researchers from across the UK and Europe to the University of Manchester to present on their work. These seminars are free and open to the public, with no registration required. Additional information, including abstracts for individual events, can be requested from Dr..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Bernard Jackson (Liverpool Hope/Manchester), "Ruth and Ezra-Nehemiah in Dialogue"

14:00 - 16:00 01 March 2018

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session. Tea and biscuits to follow. For more on the Center for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-..

History Seminar "Virtuous banking: ‘economical reform’ at the late 18th-century Bank of England"

16:15 - 17:30 01 March 2018

History Research Seminar presented by Dr. Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire): “Virtuous banking: ‘economical reform’ at the late 18th-century Bank of England”

Samuel Ferguson Lecture: Prof. John Milbank (Nottingham), "Theology and the Idea of a University"

16:00 - 17:30 01 March 2018

The Religions & Theology endowed annual lecture. Inaugurated in 1976, the annual Samuel Ferguson Lecture provides an opportunity for a senior theologian to present on a theological or philosophical topic of their choice. An international event, to date three continents have been represented. Prof. Milbank's abstract for his presentation is a..

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Distractfold Ensemble

13:10 - 14:00 01 March 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the day. Distractfold Ensemble presents works for cello, electric guitar and clarinet by Postgraduate composition students from The University of Manchester. The concert will include pieces by Simon Hellewel, Aidan Maier, Sarah Keirle and Georgios Stenos-Frantzios..

Postgraduate Symposium on Latin American and Caribbean Studies

02 March 2018

The Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Manchester would like to invite PhD students working in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Lancaster to participate in a PG symposium funded by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership and the North West Consortium Docto..

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

18:00 - 19:30 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres encoded in DNA? Can social networks evolve audio? NOVARS Research Centre pushes the boundaries of musical expression throughout the sonification and musification of a broad range of data. Price: £8.50 / £5.50 / £3 special 2-concert rate: £12.80 / £8.80 / ..

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

20:00 - 21:30 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres encoded in DNA? Can social networks evolve audio? NOVARS Research Centre pushes the boundaries of musical expression throughout the sonification and musification of a broad range of data. Price: £8.50 / £5.50 / £3 special 2-concert rate: £12.80 / £8.80 /..