Events

Christmas Choral Showcase (SOLD OUT)

12:00 - 13:00 05 December 2021

The University Chorus are delighted to be able to welcome you back to the Martin Harris Centre to watch our first concert since March 2020. Joined by our auditioned choirs, Ad Solem and The Cosmo Singers, we will be singing some choral classics, as well as a few Christmas crackers! @uom_chorus The University of Manchester Chorus "THIS IS A..

Manchester Music Society Extravaganza

15:00 - 17:30 05 December 2021

The University of Manchester Music Society are thrilled to welcome you to their first public performance since the pandemic, returning with a range of exciting repertoire performed by their Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra, Brass Band, and Big Band. THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT*** https://www.uommusicsociety.co.uk/ https://www.youtube.com/c/M..

Novel Voices: Femi Kayode in Conversation with Ellah P. Wakatama (ONLINE)

19:00 - 20:00 06 December 2021

The Novel Voices series features Ellah P Wakatama (Senior Research Fellow) in conversation with debut authors about their craft and the journey to shaping their first, published full body of work. These works will span across genres as the series seeks to explore a range of narratives that reflect the new voices that have and will be shaping t..

The Moses Gaster Seminar

14:00 - 15:30 07 December 2021

This academic year (2021-22) the John Rylands Research Institute and Library will complete the online cataloguing of the codices in Hebrew script in the Rylands Library Manchester. Most of these manuscripts once belonged to Moses Gaster, who, with modest resources, assembled one of the most remarkable collections of Hebrew manuscripts of the 2..

Covid-19 & the Useful Museum

17:15 - 18:15 08 December 2021

Online Event This seminar introduces research into the impact of Covid-19 on museums and galleries in the North East and North West of England, undertaken as part of a national research programme led by the Centre for Cultural Value in collaboration with the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre and The Audience Agency. Eighteen mont..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Samuel J Rogers (Montreat College) ‘Nostalgic Nationalism, Political Ideologies, and the Bible: Quoting the Bible in American Black Lives Matters Discourse’

14:00 - 16:00 09 December 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. All sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religio..

Religions & Theology Research Seminar: Dr Katie Cross (University of Aberdeen) "Nones or Dones? A Theological Consideration of Church Leavers"

16:00 - 17:30 09 December 2021

The Religions & Theology research seminar takes place on alternate Thursdays. This is an online-only session. Please register to receive the Zoom link by emailing Dr Andrew Boakye. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session.

Maria Elena Bedoya Hidalgo (Manchester): 'Naming the past: On antiquities, collecting practices and musealization in the Andes, 1892-1915'

17:00 - 18:30 15 December 2021

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This event will be on campus (Samuel Alexander A101) but you can also follow it via Zoom. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94462492930 Abstract: In this talk I discuss some aspects of the research presented in my book Antigüedades y nación. Cole..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Dominika Kurek-Chomycz (Liverpool Hope University) 'Teaching, Just Not ex cathedra: Women from the Letters of Paul in Patristic Literature.’

14:00 - 16:00 16 December 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. All sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religio..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 16 December 2021

Brahms: String Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 Brahms was even more awed by the prospect writing string quartets than he was by symphonies, reportedly composing and destroying 20 of them before he was happy to release two for publication, in 1873. More lyrical than its C minor companion, the A minor ends with a spirited csárdás. F..