- Exploding Women EventTomorrow, 17:30 - 19:00
Exploding Women Event Aiming to bring together different communities and audiences, Manchester Histories in collaboration with comedy duo LipService, explode the myth of women in science, exploring the lives of five of Manchester’s most influential female scientists.
- Sexual Violence on Campus: Perspectives from Manchester and Columbia UniversitiesMon 6 Mar 2017, 11:00 - 12:30
Shamus Khan is Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and has been running a major project on sexual violence on University campuses.
- 'Norman Nicholson - A Regional Poet?'Tue 7 Mar 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
The Cumbrian poet Norman Nicholson (1914-1987) was, perhaps rather dismissively, described in his Times obituary as ‘the most gifted English Christian provincial poet of his century’.
- 2017 Budget “Hack” DayWed 8 Mar 2017, 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, 8 March Drop in anytime: 10:00 – 16:00 Club Academy, University of Manchester Students’ Union, Oxford Road Watch the budget live, with expert speakers, Manchester academics and the Policy@Manchester team all on hand to discuss the topics, policies and ideas that matter to you.
- Closing the Gender Pay Gap: What are the issues?Wed 8 Mar 2017, 12:00 - 13:30
In connection with International Women’s Day, the Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team at Alliance MBS is hosting a free session about the Gender Pay Gap.
- FBMH International Women's Day CelebrationWed 8 Mar 2017, 13:00 - 17:00
FBMH International Women's Day Celebration.
- Toils of Labour Museum of Medicine and Health exhibition for International Women's DayWed 8 Mar 2017, 12:30 - 17:00
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health will be marking International Women's Day with an afternoon of activities in Roscoe Building.
- Manchester Urban Institute Launch: Lord BlunkettThu 9 Mar 2017, 17:30 - 20:00
Lord Blunkett has served the public for over 40 years in roles including Secretary of State for Education and Employment and Home Secretary.
- Fighting for EuropeSun 12 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 15:00
A special event co-organised by the Manchester JMCE, Manchester for Europe and the UoM European Affairs Society Professor Grayling is the Master of the New College of the Humanities in London and Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford.
- The IMF and the Eurozone Crisis: troublemaker or trouble-shooter?Tue 14 Mar 2017, 16:00 - 17:30
You are cordially welcome to this JMCE special event: The IMF and the Eurozone Crisis: troublemaker or trouble-shooter? A special JMCE event Dr.
- Memory, Vision and Cognition: Deciphering Ancient Documents in the Digital AgeThu 23 Mar 2017, 18:00 - 19:30
Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy will deliver this public lecture.
- Using digital health technologies for ageing in community settingsWed 29 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 16:00
The ageing population is growing.
- The Progressive Verse of Dawson Jackson and ASJ TessimondTue 4 Apr 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
John Tessimond and Dawson Jackson are poets whose work complicates the popular understanding of the 1930s and 1940s as a nadir for British poetry.
- ‘Comment is free, but facts are sacred’: The Guardian in Local, National, and Global HistoryThu 6 Apr 2017, 09:00 - 17:30
Keynote speaker: Martin Wainwright, journalist, author and former Northern Editor of the Guardian.
- 'Unlocking the Archive of Anvil Press'Tue 2 May 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Anvil Press was founded in 1968 by Peter Jay, who remained its director until his retirement from publishing in 2015.
- Objects of Healing: nursing technologies of the First World WarThu 18 May 2017, 17:30 - 19:00
Christine Hallett, Professor of Nursing History at the University of Manchester and President of the European Association for the History of Nursing will use objects from the Museum of Medicine and Health to examine and highlight some of the most important tools and technologies used by nurses to heal the wounds sustained by combatants on the battlefields of the First World War.
- The role of community assets in improving health + well-being In later lifeFri 9 Jun 2017, 14:00 - 16:00
Policymakers across the world are becoming increasingly interested in improving health and well-being by creating a more inclusive community-based society.