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Why Charts Matter

15:00 - 16:30 24 April 2018

Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times Abstract: The worlds of academia and journalism arguably share one historical publishing trait: the primacy of text over other forms of content. This talk will explain how that convention is being challenged at the Financial Times with a new strategy for data visualisation that..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Negotiating Digital Rights - Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work

15:00 - 16:30 01 May 2018

Professor Ariadne Vromen, University of Sydney Ariadne Vromen is Professor of Political Sociology in the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney There is a burgeoning discussion theorising our rights to privacy in an age when we use social media every day, but are increasingly subject to data collection and..

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 02 May 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities for students and provides a platform for students to engage in inter-cultural discussions on a wide variety of issues. You will be invited to watch a couple of film clips around a specific topic and then discuss how this is represented on screen in at least two diff..

GDI Lecture with Dr Sara Dorman: Understanding Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism

16:30 - 17:30 02 May 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Sara Dorman, The University of Edinburgh, to discuss Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism Zimbabwe’s recent history has been shaped by battles about who speaks for the nation, one fought out in struggles for control of political institutions, the media, and c..

Geography Department Research Seminar: Dr Murray Gray (School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London)

16:00 - 17:30 02 May 2018

Geography Department Research Seminar Geodiversity and its role in geosystem services, geoconservation and other ‘geos’ Dr Murray Gray (School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London) Chaired by John Moore Abstract: Geodiversity is the abiotic equivalent of biodiversity. It describes the rocks, minerals, fossils, soils, landform..

Join us at the annual CI Dragon Boat Race

12 May 2018

This year UCLAN Confucius Institute will organise the annual Dragon Boat race amongst North West Universities at Preston Marina. 6-8 teams will once again compete for the top spot, drawn from university staff, students and friends of the Confucius Institutes. Other competing universities include Lancaster University, Edge Hill University, Live..

CI Film Club

14:00 - 16:00 16 May 2018

The Confucius Institute Film Club forms part of their intercultural activities for students and provides a platform for students to engage in inter-cultural discussions on a wide variety of issues. You will be invited to watch a couple of film clips around a specific topic and then discuss how this is represented on screen in at least two diff..

Confucius Insitute Talk: White-collar Beauties: Gender, Sexuality and Power in Urban China

13:00 - 14:00 24 May 2018

This talk is about the experiences of highly educated young professional women, hailed by the Chinese media as ‘white-collar beauties’. It exposes the organizational mechanisms – naturalization, objectification and commodification of women – that wield gendered and sexual control in post-Mao workplaces. Whilst men benefit from symbolic..

Stealing Smiles: Changes in Dentistry during the 20th Century

17:30 - 19:00 24 May 2018

To coincide with National Smile Month and 70 years of the National Health Service, this conversation between medical historian Dr Richard Barnett, and Dr Margaret Wilson, Dental clinician and academic, explores historical dental instruments from the Museum of Medicine and Health and Manchester Dental Hospital Museum to reveal great changes in..

Introduction to ArcGIS

25 May 2018

The course will explore the fundamentals of GIS through the analysis of real, recent crime data, straight from the Greater Manchester Police. Attendees will gain a good overview of the fundamentals of Geographical Information Science, gain experience in the analysis and representation of both vector and raster datasets, and learn how to turn t..

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