Child as Method Symposium

05 - 07 June 2023

This three-day Symposium intends to bring together academics working on Child as Method or more broadly interested in childhood studies, decolonial studies, postcolonial studies, psychology, psychoanalysis, critical studies, or education. We will discuss experiences, challenges, and possibilities in using critical research approaches, besides..

One World Together Launch

11:00 - 12:30 08 June 2023

Please join GDI staff and students for a celebration and soft launch of their radical new social enterprise, One World Together. For the past two years, GDI academic Niki Banks and Chibwe Masabo Henry have been drawing upon their academic research and extensive experience of working in the development sector to tackle the vast inequalities i..

Film Screening: Not Just Roads

18:00 - 21:00 09 June 2023

The University of Manchester's Global Urban Futures research group present a rare UK screening of the award-winning ethnographic documentary film "Not Just Roads", followed by a Q&A with directors Nitin Bathla and Klearjos Papanicolaou. Not Just Roads tells the story of the massive urban transformation underway in India. Highways are being co..

The University of Manchester Community Festival 2023

11:00 - 16:00 10 June 2023

There's so much to do at our Community Festival! Ever fancied hunting for the stars, tickling a robot or fighting killer fungus? Ever wondered how strong chocolate is, how the nervous system works or wanted to share your Manchester memories? On 10 June 2023 we’re inviting you and all our friends and neighbours in the local community to go be..

IDSAI | Advances in Data Science and AI Conference 2023

08:30 - 18:30 13 June 2023

The Institute of Science and AI's annual Advances in Data Science and AI (ADSAI) Conference will take place on Tuesday 13 June in Manchester. This is a Digital Futures activity. The conference brings together researchers from across the broad fields within data science and artificial intelligence to explore the latest advances and to discus..

Connectivity and Inclusivity In Higher Education Institutions - A solutions'-based approach

10:00 - 17:00 14 June 2023

Join us to connect, share knowledge, and network with other people in the culmination of this transformative series of workshops. About this event 'To be an agent of change, you need to understand your environment' – Professor Monioluwa Olaniyi, National Open University of Nigeria, Keynote speaker at this event. Do you want to be an agen..

Talk | Containment and leakage: towards a general containerology

11:30 - 13:00 14 June 2023

In this talk, we explore containment as an ontological condition. We begin by situating its presence, spanning from the life-giving vessel of the womb to the numerous container technologies that render human and more-than-human worlds thinkable, knowable and liveable. Inspired by – but not limited to – our ongoing work on waste, and dra..

Book Launch: COVID-19, Inequality and Older People Everyday Life during the Pandemic

18:00 - 20:00 26 June 2023

Join us for the launch of a new book by Camilla Lewis, Chris Phillipson, Sophie Yarker & Luciana Lang, providing new insights into the challenges facing older people in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The launch will involve short presentations from the authors and some of the partner organisations involved in the research. Refreshme..

Everyday Enchantments: thinking with and about everyday life

05 - 06 July 2023

The conference, organised by the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives invites participants to take up the challenge of thinking about everyday life in all of its diverse facets: senses, bodies, places, emotions and relationships. Keynote speakers Hollie McNish (poet and author) who has published five collections of poetry and memo..

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