Past events

Cosey Fanni Tutti & Jon Savage (part of Manchester Literature Festival 2022) CANCELLED

18:00 - 19:30 20 October 2022

What do performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti, pioneering electronic musician Delia Derbyshire and me...

Olivia Casagrande: "Performing the jumbled city: subversive aesthetics and anticolonial indigeneity in Santiago de Chile"

16:00 - 17:30 19 October 2022

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series. The event wil...

David Olusoga in Conversation with Ellah P Wakatama (part of Manchester Literature Festival 2022)

18:00 - 19:30 15 October 2022

A special ‘in conversation’ with David Olusoga, the British historian, broadcaster, presenter an...

Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano) and Duncan Glenday (piano)

12:10 - 13:00 13 October 2022

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Vaughan Williams with a programme including his ma...

Ehrhardt Seminar: George Brooke (University of Manchester) ‘Performing Scripture in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament’

13:00 - 14:30 13 October 2022

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. Sessions will take place in a hybrid format -...

Carl Phillips (part of Manchester Literature Festival 2022)

18:00 - 19:30 13 October 2022

Join us for the annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Carcanet ‘A poet of enchantment and persuasion...

Mandarin Corner

12 October - 14 December 2022

Our Mandarin Corner is back this term in-person! Join us at Lime Café (Samuel Alexander Building) a...

Guilt by Association: race, culture and criminalization

13:30 - 15:00 10 October 2022

In a recent controversial conspiracy case in Manchester several Black teenagers were found ‘guilty...

Kit de Waal (part of Manchester Literature Festival 2022)

15:00 - 16:30 9 October 2022

'I live with the dread that one day when my young muscles rebel, can take no more stillness and the...

A.M. Homes in Conversation (part of Manchester Literature Festival 2022)

14:00 - 15:30 8 October 2022

‘If I can pull us back into one conversation, the question is how to reclaim our America, a tradit...