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SCI Annual Lecture 2022: In Conversation with Kate Raworth

Tuesday 6th December 2022 3:00PM - 6:00PM

The Sustainable Consumption Institute is delighted to welcome Kate Raworth author of Doughnut Economics at the Alliance Manchester Business School University of Manchester for the Annual Lecture This event is held in collaboration with the Sustainable Futures platform and the Manchester Urban Institute Further details and schedule will be announced soon Get your free tickets now on Eventbrite to avoid disappointment as registration is essential Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on making economics fit for st…

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The Next Pandemic: Roundtable event

Tuesday 6th December 2022 5:15PM - 6:30PM

The roundtable will address the question of the next pandemic What lessons have we learned from the Covid pandemic that might help us cope with the next pandemic Should we be more worried about an infodemic or a pandemic and is there any distinction anymore Is it possible to have healthy scepticism in a pandemic What insights can the arts humanities and the social sciences provide for understanding pandemics Chair Peter Knight is professor of American Studies at…

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Confronting Racism Denial - Public lecture by Professor Camara Jones

Wednesday 7th December 2022 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Join our public lecture on confronting racism denial given by Professor Camara Jones The lecture will be chaired by Professor Bridget Byrne Director of CoDE The lecture and questions will last for about minutes followed by refreshments from - pm ABOUT THE SPEAKER Camara Phyllis Jones MD MPH PhD is a family physician epidemiologist and Past President of the American Public Health Association whose work focuses on naming measuring and addressing the impacts of racism on health and…

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Irene Manton Lecture 2022

Thursday 8th December 2022 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Join us to celebrate and commemorate the significant contribution made by women to the Natural Sciences at the Irene Manton lecture The lecture is free to attend and is open to everyone however we especially welcome A-level students with the hope of creating further interest in the study of natural sciences The Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health in collaboration with The Linnean Society of London will host the Irene Manton lecture This year our guest speaker will…

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Living in a Material World Exhibition

Thursday 8th December 2022 9:00AM - 5:00PM

A free exhibition curated by University of Manchester Art Gallery and Museum Studies students invites all to consider how materials have shaped medicine and healthcare from the th century to the present day Using the collections from the Museum of Medicine and Health this insightful and creative exhibition is curated by School of Arts Languages and Cultures students It demonstrates how as scientific knowledge advanced the instruments and equipment used within medicine to suit sterilisation and disinfection standards…

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GDI Lecture Series - Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development

Wednesday 14th December 2022 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Can a celebrity be a disrupter promoting strategic partnerships to bring new ideas and funding to revitalize the development field or are celebrities just charismatic ambassadors for big business Examining the role of the rich and famous in development and humanitarianism Batman Saves the Congo argues that celebrities do both and that understanding why and how yields insight into the realities of neoliberal development In entertainer Ben Affleck known for his superhero performance as Batman launched the Eastern…

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