China Water Network Symposium

09:00 - 10:00 29 November 2022

This online symposium and networking workshop, brought to you by the University of Manchester (School of Environment, Education and Development) and the University of Melbourne (Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Asia Institute), aims to promote interdisciplinary knowledge-sharing on water and facilitate knowledge exchange in human and e..

SCI Annual Lecture 2022: In Conversation with Kate Raworth

15:00 - 18:00 06 December 2022

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 2022. This event is held in collaboration with the Sustainable Futures platform and the Manchester Urban Institute. Further details and schedule..

Confronting Racism Denial - Public lecture by Professor Camara Jones

17:00 - 18:30 07 December 2022

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 90 minutes, followed by refreshments from 6.30-7pm. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is a family physician, epidemi..

China Water Network Pre-Xmas Networking

09:00 - 10:00 09 December 2022

Keyword presentations + drop-in online coffee/drinks: We welcome the participation of scholars and practitioners working on topics related to water research in China and Asia. This networking event will invite you to reflect on and share your own research. Submit an abstract: If you are interested in presenting at this symposium, please regi..

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

15:00 - 16:30 14 December 2022

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 t..

MUD Lab Professional Practice Forum - David Rudlin

16:00 - 17:00 14 December 2022

David Rudlin, Director of urban design and planning consultancy URBED, will be delivering a guest seminar for the Manchester Urban Design Lab, focusing on the importance of contextual analysis in shaping the design of new masterplan proposals.

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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