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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Jerome de Groot

17:00 - 19:00 29 May 2019

I will be giving my Professorial Inaugural on the 29 May, wearing a cape (kind of) and talking about hifalutin things (+ jokes). It would be lovely to see you all for it. I'm learning the Second Law of Thermodynamics just in case. There will be a party in a pub afterwards, obvs. Please register at


04 - 07 June 2019

Join Manchester University Music Society in their unique equivalent to the 'Proms'! MUMS celebrate the end of the academic year by packing eight concerts into four days in an unmissable extravaganza of music making! This thrilling annual music festival showcases everything from Symphony Orchestra and Big Band to Wind Orchestra and Music Outre..

JRRI Summer Conference: Gender, Memory and Documentary Culture, 900-1200

28 - 29 June 2019

This conference brings together aspects of gender and documentary culture between the tenth and twelfth centuries that we believe inform and engage each other, but are often studied in isolation. Although the field of medieval gender studies is an active and well-populated one, less attention is given to the role gender played in the commissio..

Gorton Philharmonic’s fundraising concert in aid of Christie Hospital

19:30 - 21:00 13 July 2019

Conducted by Juan Ortuño, the programme includes Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, with soloist Daniel Ropota, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances, and Danzon No.2 by Marquez. To book please visit or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box office.