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..
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..
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: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/gecco/1119365 Notes from GECCo... “Are we the right people to be talking about global health?” This was the final audience question at our f..
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..
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..
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..
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 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..
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..
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..