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Events, Seminars, Training

Humanities Forthcoming Seminars and Events

Please find below a summary seminars and events that have been announced this week.  Full details of events that have already been publicised are listed at: http://www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/humnet/aboutus/events/

May 2011

Date:  May – June 2011
School:  eLearning Team
Title:  Making the move to Bb9. For details of training and events in your School please see website below
Time:  Please see website
Venue:  Please see website
Email:  elearning@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  http://www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/tandl/elearning/bb9/

Date:  24th May 2011
School:  School of Social Sciences (ISC/CCSR Seminar Series)
Title:  Dr. Jane Green & Dr. Will Jennings, University of Manchester, “Valence Issues and Political Context:  How Voters Judge and Decide\”
Time:  2-4pm
Venue:  Room 1.69/1.70 Humanities Bridgeford Building
Email:  necla.acik-toprak@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  www.manchester.ac.uk/socialchange/seminars

Date:  24 May 2011
School:  Edge Hill University, Ormskirk
Title:  The Future of ‘The Public’ in the Big Society by Matthew Taylor CEO, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts (RSA)
Time:  6.30 pm Public lecture starts (5.30 pm – Arrival with drinks and canapés) //  7.30 – 8.30 pm – Refreshments and networking
Venue:  Faculty of Health, Lecture Theatre H1, Ormskirk Campus
Contact:  Kerry Smith, Corporate Events Team – 01695 584736
Email:  corporateevents@edgehill.ac.uk
Link:  http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/events/2011/05/24/the-public-realm-lecture

Date:  25 May 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  Lieven Baele
Time:   2pm
Venue:  Room 5.1 Crawford House
Email:  sangita.mistry@mbs.ac.uk
Link:  www.mbs.ac.uk

Date:  25 May 2011
School:  School of Environment and Development/School of Social Sciences
Title:  De-Growth as a Political Strategy – SED/SoSS Lecture by Joan Martinez-Alier (Hallsworth Visiting Professor)
Time:  4pm-6pm
Venue:  Boardroom, 2nd fl, Arthur Lewis Building
Email:  erik.swyngedouw@manchester.ac.uk

Date:  25 May 2011
School:  School of Environment and Development/School of Social Sciences
Title:  The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity – SED/SoSS Lecture by Joan Martinez-Alier (Hallsworth Visiting Professor)
Time:  11.00am-12.00noon
Venue:  Room 35/35, Ground floorl, Arthur Lewis Building
Email:  erik.swyngedouw@manchester.ac.uk

June 2011

Date:  1 – 3 June 2011
School:  Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester
Title:  Global Health, Global Goods, and International Community: Public Lecture and Two-Day Conference
Date:  1 June 2011: Day 1 June – Professor Lawrence Gostin’s Keynote Public Lecture
Time:  6.00 pm
Venue:  University Place Theatre A, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester

Date:  2 – 3 June 2011: Two Day Conference
Venue:  MBS Lecture Theatre, Manchester Business School West, Booth Street West, Manchester
Contact:  Dr Catherine Spanswick – 0161 275 7074
Email:  isei@manchester.ac.uk [for further details, including how to register]
Link:  http://www.isei.manchester.ac.uk/research/conferences/globalhealth/

Date:  6 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  The quality factor in patent systems with Bruno Van Pottelsberghe, Professor, Vice Dean, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) – ULB Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Time:  4pm (coffee from 3.30pm)
Venue:  Room 10.04/10.05, 10th Floor, MBS Harold Hankins Building
Contact:  Siobhan.Drugan@manchester.ac.uk

Date:  8 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  Vital Topics 2011. Dawn Gibbins, Secret Millionaire and Philanthropreneur – Finding your corporate soul
Time:  6.30 pm
Venue:  G6, MBS West
Email:  louise.crompton@mbs.ac.uk
Link:  http://vt.mbs.ac.uk/index.html

Date:  13 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  Restless knowledge, capabilities and the nature of the modern firm with Harry Bloch, John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University, Australia
Time:  4pm (coffee from 3.30pm)
Venue:  Room 10.04/10.05, 10th Floor, MBS Harold Hankins Building
Contact:  Siobhan.Drugan@manchester.ac.uk

Date:  15 June 2011
School:  School of Social Sciences
Title:  Estimating and measuring the effects of inequality
Time: 12.30 – 5.00pm
Venue:  Room 1.69/1.70, Humanities Bridgeford Street Building
Email:  gillian.meadows@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  http://www.methods.manchester.ac.uk/events/2011-06-15/index.shtml

Date:  20 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  High-Tech startups between life and death: Towards an investigation into the development of new high-tech business over time with Ajan van Rooij, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Time:  4pm (coffee from 3.30pm)
Venue:  Room 10.04/10.05, 10th Floor, MBS Harold Hankins Building
Contact:  Siobhan.Drugan@manchester.ac.uk

Date:  22 June 2011
School:  School of Social Sciences/ MICRA
Title:  MICRA Speed Networking: research on ageing – make connections, find new research partners
Time:  4.00 – 6.00 pm
Venue:  G306B Jean McFarlane Building
Email: joanne.garsden@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  www.manchester.ac.uk/micra

Date:  27 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  Combining versus transforming knowledge?  A comparison of the volume and novelty of new ideas in corporate idea generation with Susan Hill, Department of Management, London School of Economics & Political Science
Time:  4pm (coffee from 3.30pm)
Venue:  Room 10.04/10.05, 10th Floor, MBS Harold Hankins Building
Contact:  Siobhan.Drugan@manchester.ac.uk

Date:  28 June 2011
School:  School of Education
Title:  Educating the right way: markets, standards, god, and inequality in education
Time:  5:30 – 7p.m.
Venue:  Centre for Educational Leadership
Email:  eleri.g.strittmatter@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  http://www.education.manchester.ac.uk/

Date:  30 June 2011
School:  Manchester Business School
Title:  Vital Topics 2011 – Vivienne Cox, Climate Change Capital – A perspective on the energy markets
Time:  6.30 pm
Venue:  G6, Manchester Business School
Email: louise.crompton@mbs.ac.uk
Link: http://vt.mbs.ac.uk/index.html

July  2011

Date:  15 July 2011
School:  School of Social Sciences/ MICRA Ageing Research Network
Title: MICRA PhD Student Conference: Ageing research – developing the next generation of interdisciplinary researchers
Time:  10 am – 4 pm
Venue:  G306B Jean McFarlane Building
Contact:  Jo Garsden MICRA Project Co-ordinator
Email:  micra@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  www.manchester.ac.uk/micra

August 2011

Date:  6 August 2011
School:  Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change
Title: As part of the CRESC Annual Conference 2011, Creative Writing Competition focussing on the nature of change in the city of Manchester – deadline for entries 6th August 2011 (please also see 6th September 2011 entry)
Contact:  gillian.evans@manchester.ac.uk for further details
Link:  http://www.cresc.ac.uk/events/cresc-annual-conference

September 2011

Date:  6 September 2011
School:  Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change
Title:  CRESC Annual Conference 2011: ‘Framing the City’ (please see also 6th August 2011 entry)
Venue:  Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Contact:  gillian.evans@manchester.ac.uk
Link:  http://www.cresc.ac.uk/events/cresc-annual-conference

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