Events

Woodblock print exhibition: The Soul of the Black Earth

20 September - 29 October 2021

Manchester Confucius Institute is delighted to welcome students back to campus. In celebration, they are hosting an exhibition featuring a selection of woodblock prints to give a taste of Chinese culture and introduce themselves. Manchester is a truly multicultural place with so much to discover and the institute can’t wait to be part of it..

“The Abstainer”: Ian McGuire discusses his latest novel

18:45 - 20:30 28 September 2021

Acclaimed author Ian McGuire will be discussing his latest novel The Abstainer - an epic story of revenge and obsession. Join for us an evening with acclaimed author Ian McGuire as he discusses his latest novel THE ABSTAINER with host John McAuliffe. They'll also be talking about the forthcoming BBC adaptation of Ian's Booker longlisted THE N..

Catching Comets

19:30 - 20:45 30 September 2021

After discovering a comet hurtling towards Earth, Toby snaps and turns into the action hero in his own movie on a mission to save the world from impending doom. Flashback a year: Toby is knocked off course when somebody crashes into his life. A disaster movie about falling in love. Or a rom-com about the end of the world. Catching Comets is..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. Peter Oakes (University of Manchester) ‘Pathways to Using Material Culture in Biblical Interpretation: Romans as a Case Study’

14:00 - 16:00 30 September 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 Andy Boakye (University of Manchester) “The Real Housewives of Ephesus: Current Conversations in Paul, Women and the Church”

16:00 - 17:30 30 September 2021

The Religions & Theology research seminar takes place on alternate Thursdays. This is a hybrid session and can be attended in person or online. Please register to receive the Zoom link by emailing Dr Andrew Boakye. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session.

Chinese Film Screening: Sheep Without a Shepherd

18:00 - 20:00 05 October 2021

Chinese Film Forum UK presents this absorbing cat and mouse thriller, a box office smash in the People’s Republic of China. Li and his family live in northern Thailand. When his daughter is assaulted, he is set on a trajectory that will bring him into an intense conflict with the local police and test his ability to always do what’s best..

David Olusoga OBE - From Bristol to Manchester: history and memory in our cities

12:00 - 13:30 05 October 2021

A panel discussion hosted by David Olusoga OBE, Professor of Public History About this event: The tearing down of the statue of Edward Colston in June 2020 prompted national and international conversations about public memorials. Is it ok to remove statues in our public spaces? How do we decide? Who should be part of the conversation? Hoste..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Jennifer Andruska (University of Manchester) ‘Wise and Foolish Love in the Song of Songs’

14:00 - 16:00 07 October 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..

Online Talk: Applying for graduate schemes successfully - with Siyi Wang

18:00 - 19:00 07 October 2021

Many international students come to study in the UK with the aim to gain some work experience upon graduation. Last July, the UK Graduate Route was introduced, giving international students more opportunities to work or look for work in the UK after their studies. In order to help students finding the right path for them, Manchester Confucius..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 07 October 2021

Wolf: Italian Serenade Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 Two of the most tuneful classics of the string quartet repertoire open the Danels’ season in sunny mood. Hugo Wolf’s delectable Italian Serenade makes us regret he wrote so little instrumental music. Borodin’s Second Quartet was famously used in the 1953 Broadway m..