GDI Lecture: Ethiopia’s ‘Developmental State’: Political Order and Distributive Crisis

16:30 - 18:00 27 February 2024

In this lecture, Tom Lavers (UoM) will discuss his recent book, which is concerned with the politics of state-led development and, specifically, how regimes maintain power during the extended periods required to bring about economic transformation. The book focuses on Ethiopia, the leading example of state-led development in Africa in recent d..

Careers in Humanitarianism Fair - Meet NGOs, charities, Careers Service and more

13:00 - 15:00 28 February 2024

Come and meet staff from a range of local and international humanitarian and rights organisations, who can answer questions about what it is like to work in the sector, how they got started, what their organisation is about, and any potential work, volunteering and training opportunities. This event is open to all University of Manchester stu..

Global Health 'Back Home': the evolving conversation in UK Emergency Medicine (Webinar)

19:00 - 28 February 2024

This webinar has been organised by the Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECCo), which is co-led by HCRI’s Dr Anisa Jafar. Details and registration are at: Notes from GECCo... “Are we the right people to be talking about global health?” This was the final audience question at our f..

Reflecting on Curriculum Diversity in the Humanities: challenges and opportunities

15:00 - 17:00 28 February 2024

Join us for an event reflecting on the challenges and opportunities of diversifying the curriculum in the Humanities. The University remains committed to creating an inclusive learning environment for our students, embedding equality, diversity and inclusion into the methods by which curricula are taught, the materials and activities used to s..

SEED Inaugural Lectures

16:30 - 18:30 28 February 2024

On Wednesday 28 February, join the School of Environment, Education and Development at The University of Manchester for inaugural lectures from Steven Courtney, Professor of Sociology of Education Leadership and Deljana Iossifova, Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies, from 4.30pm - 6.30pm. Our inaugural lectures provide an opportunity..

Digital Trust and Security Seminar Series: Silje Anderdal Bakken

13:45 - 15:40 29 February 2024

Online drug markets: How is the digitalisation of social interaction changing illegal markets? Agenda: Registration & refreshments Chair opening & welcome Presentation: Online drug markets: How is the digitalisation of social interaction changing illegal markets? Q&A Event close by chair Networking Summary: A big part of today’s everyday s..

Sustainable Futures February 2024 Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:00 29 February 2024

This event is open to both internals and externals to The University of Manchester. On Thursday 29th February 2024, Sustainable Futures will be hosting our second 2024 Seminar in our monthly seminar series with Prof. Jennifer O'brien and Dr Paul Baguley. Indicative Agenda 14:00 - 14:05 - Introductions and Welcome 14:05 - 14:25 - Prof. Jenni..

The CreaTech Network | Vision

14:30 - 18:00 04 March 2024

The Creative Tech Network | Vision Monday 4 March 2024, 2:30-6:00pm, No. 1 Circle Square In collaboration with Creative Manchester and the Turing Innovation Catalyst Manchester, Digital Futures are thrilled to announce an exciting series of events set to unfold in Manchester in the new year, focused on the intersection of people working in C..

GDI Lecture: Contending nationalisms in Ethiopia: New contours of Amhara politics

16:30 - 18:00 06 March 2024

Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa where the idea of the nation state was implemented in the European sense of the term; expressed in the form of cultural homogenization and political centralisation. This nation state project has succeeded to the extent that it has produced a national Ethiopian identity for some. However, the polit..

How can we create sustainable forests? - Manchester Museum Late Event

18:00 - 20:00 06 March 2024

Can’t see the wood for the trees? Exploring the future of forests for people and planet. If we’re serious about tacking the climate crisis, while also reducing poverty, then restoring forests around the world is an urgent task. Forests host most of the biodiversity on land, are the world’s largest carbon stores, and contribute directly..

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