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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Manchester University Music Society - Brass Band

19:30 - 21:00 21 April 2018

Recently returning from a tour of Edinburgh and competing at Unibrass, Brass Band will showcase a mixture of traditional repertoire and more modern compositions. Having won Unibrass twice in the last three years, expect a high quality and truly memorable performance! To book please visit http://ow.ly/kHoo30hlndG or telephone the Martin Harris..

Brexit and the North West

13:00 - 14:00 22 April 2018

Wajid Khan became Labour’s newest North West Member of European Parliament in June 2017. In European Parliament Wajid sits on the Committee on Foreign Affairs; the Subcommittee on Human Rights; and the Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula.In 2018, he was appointed the Socialist and Democrats’ Special Representative for Muslim C..

HCRI Research Seminar Series - Billy Tusker Haworth: Volunteered geographic information and community disaster resilience

16:30 - 18:00 23 April 2018

The HCRI Research Seminar Series is open to HCRI staff and students, and other University of Manchester colleagues and students for whom the topic of the seminar is relevant. Billy Tusker Haworth (HCRI) "Volunteered geographic information (VGI) and community disaster resilience: The good, the bad, and the uncertain" Adoption of social medi..

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Judith Walkowitz, 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South'

17:00 - 19:00 24 April 2018

This event is co-hosted by History at the University of Manchester and CIDRAL. Judith Walkowitz (Professor Emeritus in History, Johns Hopkins University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South. 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: a Tale o..

Art History Seminar: Dr Bernard Vere "Body Politics: Sport and the Avant-Garde Between the Wars"

18:00 - 20:00 25 April 2018

Dr Bernard Vere (Program Director, MA Fine and Decorative Art and Design, Sotheby's Institute of Art) specializes in art from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. His work explores the connection between technological advances and the rise of the metropolis in modernist art, particularly in its implications for the individual subject...

CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Sarah Roddy on Max Weber: ‘Money and Religion: Revisiting the Protestant Ethic’

10:00 - 12:00 25 April 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year, 'Constraints of Creativity'. Sarah Roddy (University of Manchester) will lead a theory intensive for postgraduate students on the work of Max Weber entitled ‘Money and Religion: Revisiting the Protestant Ethic’. What is the relationship between economic and religious..

Dr Karoline Cook (Royal Holloway): 'Recreating “Reconquista” in Family Histories in Seventeenth-Century New Spain'

17:00 - 18:30 25 April 2018

Location: Arthur Lewis Boardroom (2nd Floor)

Peter Knight Inaugural Professorial Lecture - "Everything is Connected"

17:00 - 18:00 25 April 2018

Peter Knight Professor of American Studies ‘Everything is Connected’ One of the central assumptions of conspiracy theories is that ‘everything is connected’. Conspiracy narratives often weave together many different strands into one vast interconnected plot, with an evil mastermind behind scenes pulling the strings. But what happens..

Seminar: Where is British History Now?

17:00 - 19:30 25 April 2018

Where is British History Now? A Seminar Organized by the Modern British History Network with CIDRAL Over the past twenty years intellectual debate, politics and culture have questioned the status and some of the established methods of British history. How central should the British story be in the teaching of history? Is it productive to prov..

CIDRAL Workshop: Stefania Sini: '1924, “Lenin’s Language”: Russian Formalism at a crossroads between self-defence, delimitation and extension of research territory'

10:00 - 12:00 26 April 2018

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, 'The Constraints of Creativity'. Stefania Sini (Università del Piemonte Orientale) will lead a workshop entitled, '1924, “Lenin’s Language”: Russian Formalism at a crossroads between self-defence, delimitation and extension of research territory'. This workshop will focus on the issue..