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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Noorah al Gailani - "Uzbek Suzani embroideries"

17:00 - 18:30 02 May 2019

As part of the Whitworth Studies Seminars series, Noorah al Gailani, Curator of Islamic Civilisations, Glasgow Museums, The Burrell Collection, will be delivering a paper entitled "Uzbek Suzani embroideries: an embodiment of inter-cultural exchange between east and west"

Religions & Theology Research Seminar: Dr. Carl Kilcourse (Manchester Metropolitan University) - ‘Conflict in the Heavenly Capital’

16:00 - 17:30 02 May 2019

The Religions & Theology research seminar takes place on alternate Thursdays. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session.

The G. L. Brook Memorial Lecture in Middle English: Prof. Corinne Saunders (Durham)

17:30 - 19:00 02 May 2019

The Brook Lecture, part of the English and American Studies seminar series, honours the memory of G.L. Brook, Professor of English Language and Medieval English Literature at Manchester University, 1945–77. This year's speaker will be Prof. Corinne Saunders from Durham. Title tbc.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Stephen Richardson (bass) with David Fanning (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 02 May 2019

Leading British bass Stephen Richardson performs Shostakovich's hard-hitting Romances on Words by British Poets, banned under Stalin in 1948, together with Irish composer Gerald Barry's Beethoven, a setting of Beethoven's famous letter to the 'Immortal Beloved'. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series, which i..

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Dominique Rogers (Antilles): Between Racialization and Appropriation: Patterns of Belonging for Free People of Colour in Saint-Lucia, Martinique and French Saint-Domingue

17:00 - 19:00 07 May 2019

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2019 programme, 'Work, Leisure, Culture'. Dominique Rogers (University of the Antilles) will deliver a public lecture entitled ‘Between Racialization and Appropriation: Patterns of Belonging for Free People of Colour in Saint-Lucia, Martinique and French Saint-Domingue (17th-18th Century)’

'Drawing from Experience: The Surrealist Image in Theory and Practice' - Gregory Williams

17:00 - 18:30 08 May 2019

As part of the Art History Research Seminar series, Gregory Williams (PhD Candidate in Art History and Cultural Practices) will be delivering a paper entitled: 'Drawing from Experience: The Surrealist Image in Theory and Practice'

CIDRAL Key Ideas seminar: Led by Dominique Rogers (Antilles)

13:00 - 15:00 08 May 2019

This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2019 programme, 'Work, Leisure, Culture'. Dominique Rogers (University of the Antilles) will lead a Key Ideas seminar.

GDI Lecture Series: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities with Edgar Pieterse

16:30 - 18:00 08 May 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Edgar Pieterse as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities Urban governance in most African cities is marked by weak regulatory enablement by national governments, limited autonomous fiscal resources, limited managerial capac..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Justin Daneshmand (University of Manchester) - ‘Visitation and Verdict: Reading the Lukan Nazareth Pericope as a Theoxenic Episode of Theophanic Judgement’

14:00 - 16:00 09 May 2019

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-..

John Rylands Poetry Reading with Leontia Flynn and Zaffar Kunial

17:00 - 19:30 09 May 2019

Please join us from 5 pm at the John Rylands Library for a reception and a collection encounter showcasing some of the most interesting letters held in the Special Collections at the University of Manchester Library. The poetry reading will start at 6 pm. Leontia Flynn has published four collections of poetry with Jonathan Cape. Winner of th..