Events

Method's Fair

24 May 2024

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Sustainable Futures Seminar: Plastics and Circular Economy in UK

14:00 - 15:00 30 May 2024

This event is open to both internals and externals to The University of Manchester On Thursday 30th May 2024, Sustainable Futures will be hosting our fifth 2024 Seminar in our monthly seminar series with Dr Adeyemi Adelekan, Prof. Maria Sharmina and Dr Craig Thomas from The University of Manchester. Indicative Agenda 14:00 - 14:05 - Introduc..

Advances in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference 2024

03 - 04 June 2024

This year’s Advances in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference, a Digital Futures activity, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Manchester over the course of two days on the 3rd and 4th of June 2024. It will also coincide with The University of Manchester’s bicentenary celebrations occurring across the year. The Adv..

Restructuring of the European semiconductor industry through government subsidies: focus on Germany and implications for GPNs

15:00 - 16:30 03 June 2024

This lecture is hosted by GDI's Global Production Networks, Trade, and Labour (GPNTL) group. Speakers: Gale Raj-Reichert,?Professor of Politics,?Bard College Berlin Tobias Wuttke, Post-doctoral Researcher, Bard College Berlin Since 2020, the semiconductor industry in Europe has faced: 1) a Covid-19 pandemic induced shortage of semiconducto..

GDI Webinar: Growing up in poverty, growing old with multimorbidity in America, Britain, China & Europe

13:00 - 14:00 05 June 2024

Webinar with Gindo Tampubolon, Senior Lecturer in Global Health. Childhood poverty is directly associated with many health outcomes in late life irrespective of youth health and of variation in health systems. The childhood poor in America, Britain and Europe have reported worse cognitive, muscle and mental functions in their fifties to ninet..

Energy transition, new state capitalism? Changing state roles in the production networks of critical minerals in Chile

14:00 - 15:30 06 June 2024

Seminar organised by the Cities, Politics and Economies (Geography) and Global Production Networks, Trade, and Labour (GDI) research groups. Speaker: Dr. Felipe Irarrázaval, Investigador postdoctoral, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile The energy transition and the geopolitical reconfiguration of global production networks are reshap..

Book Launch: “Charaiveti: An Academic's Global Journey“

14:00 - 15:30 07 June 2024

Seminar with Professor Pranab Bardhan (Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at University of California, Berkeley). We are happy to welcome Professor Pranab Bardhan, one of the leading thinkers of Development Economics, to the GDI on 7 June 2024. Professor Bardhan will talk about his recently published book, "Charaiveti: An Academic'..

Art in Times of Crisis - Bicentenary Exhibition

08 - 09 June 2024

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Immerse yourself in the unique fusion of academia and artistry at an exhibition hosted by the University’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI). We’ll be showcasing art and culture inspired by HCRI’s research on challenging global issues and be guided through the displays by distinguished scholars and ta..

GDI Community of Practice: Continuing conversations about migration

14:00 - 15:00 11 June 2024

Join us for our next community of practice exploring the challenges and complexities facing migrant- and refugee-led organisations. In this session, we’ll focus on platforming the experiences of displaced people, migrants, and forced refugees – much-needed voices in our community of practice. We’ll hear the story of Alimamy Bangura, a d..

From MSc Real Estate course to Chartered Surveyor: Understanding the RICS Qualification Process

12:30 - 13:30 12 June 2024

Join us on Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 12.30pm (BST) for our exclusive webinar with the Course Director, Mark Shepherd. This session will explain how our MSc Real Estate course leads to becoming a Chartered Surveyor, with an emphasis on the RICS qualification process. To submit questions in advance, please email studyonline@manchester.ac.uk.

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