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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Klezmer: The Michael Kahan Kapelye

13:10 - 14:00 04 April 2019

Performing a compelling concert of klezmer music – the traditional dance music of Eastern European Jewry – the University of Manchester’s resident klezmer ensemble, The Michael Kahan Kapelye, performs a fun-filled, toe-tapping programme as part of their Ensemble Performance assessment. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunch..

A CELEBRATION FOR SIR JOHN MANDUELL

14:00 - 16:00 06 April 2019

A celebration and tribute to Sir John Manduell CBE, who spent his life furthering the cause of music worldwide from his many important spheres of work in the UK (particularly Manchester) and elsewhere. These celebrations will bring together fellow composers and musicians to share his music and more. There will be a FREE public buffet at 4.30..

A CELEBRATION FOR SIR JOHN MANDUELL

19:00 - 21:00 06 April 2019

A celebration and tribute to Sir John Manduell CBE, who spent his life furthering the cause of music worldwide from his many important spheres of work in the UK (particularly Manchester) and elsewhere. These celebrations will bring together fellow composers and musicians to share his music and more. Rachel Speirs (soprano) Peter Lawson (pian..

MACBETH - Toil and Trouble: SOLD OUT

13:00 - 14:00 24 April 2019

Performance 1pm - 2pm Workshops 2.15pm - 3pm After a sell-out run in 2018 at The Martin Harris Centre, award-winning 1623 Theatre Company returns with their 60-minute adaptation of Macbeth. Back by popular demand, Macbeth: Toil and Trouble focuses upon the central relationship within the story, charting the journey of Shakespeare's i..

MACBETH- Toil and Trouble: SOLD OUT

10:00 - 11:00 25 April 2019

Please note, this event is fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for this event, please call Emma Rayner on 0161 275 8950 or E-mail schoolsevents@manchester.ac.uk. Performance 10am - 11am Workshops 11.15am – 12pm After a sell-out run in 2018 at The Martin Harris Centre, award-winning 1623 Theatre Company retu..

Chinese Brush Painting

18:00 - 20:00 30 April 2019

Join us for our Chinese painting drop-in sessions, a new initiative with brush painting artist Stephen Woolley. Whether you would like to learn a new skill or are more experienced but appreciate some guidance on how to capture the spirit of an object with simple yet skilled brush strokes, our informal sessions are suitable for everyone and a f..

'Feminine Abstraction' - Jadranka Ryle

17:00 - 18:30 01 May 2019

As part of the Art History Research Seminar series, Jadranka Ryle (PhD Candidate, Art History and Cultural Practices), will be delivering a paper entitled: #Feminine abstraction: the gender politics of decoration in Hilma af Klint's ‘The Ten Largest’'

Confucius Institute Film Club

15:00 - 17:00 01 May 2019

We are holding our Film Club, one of our intercultural activities for students once again from February! The club is providing a platform for students to engage in inter-cultural discussions on a wide variety of issues. Each week you will be invited to watch a couple of film clips around a specific topic and then discuss how this is represen..

GDI Lecture Series: The business of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains with Prof Genevieve Le Baron

17:00 - 18:30 01 May 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Professor Genevieve Le Baron speaking on the business of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains. This lecture will present findings from the ESRC-funded Global Business of Forced Labour project, which investigates the business of forced labour in global agricultural production..

CTIS Seminar: Claiming and Recognizing Expertise in Climate Science Internet Discourse: A Corpus-based Approach

14:00 - 02 May 2019