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Feminist Reflections on Law, Society and Care – 21st July

Friday 21st July 2017, 09:30 – 17.30 BST Room 2.10 Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University £20 to attend – please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/feminist-reflections-on-law-society-and-care-tickets-34272828954 We would like to invite colleagues to this prestigious event who share a keen interest in addressing feminist ethics and feminist frameworks in relation to contemporary societal issues. Your interests might fall into a range of categories, broadly defined, including Ethics of Care; Global Justice; Health Care; Technologies; Community activism and Feminist Methodologies. This one-day event consists of a mix of keynote speakers, and smaller panel and workshop sessions with brief papers. Our three keynote ...

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Our Contemporary Landscape: Brexit, Spice and All Things Nice? – 12th May

5th Arts & Humanities Graduate School Symposium Our Contemporary Landscape: Brexit, Spice and All Things Nice? Friday 12th May 2017 Geoffrey Manton Building Free, Lunch & Refreshments provided Booking essential via K.Johnson@mmu.ac.uk Programme 08:45 – 09:00 Registration GM 306 09:00 – 09:05 Welcome – Professor Jenny Rowley Chair,  Symposium GM 307 09:05 – 09:30 Keynote Address – Professor Jenny Rowley Succeeding in your viva GM 307 09:30 – 11:00 Panel 1 – Chair, Owen Rees (Student Organising Committee) Siobhan O’Connor (Dept. of English) ‘An English Diaspora: What the Displaced Heroes of Philippa Gregory and Bernard Cornwell Can Tell Us About ...

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Early Career Researcher (ECR) Group, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Graduate School – Update 27-04-17

Next Event ‘ECR Social’ Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 3-4:30pm GM332, Geoffrey Manton Building Free – please book via eventbrite The next ECR Group meet up focuses on introductions and sharing current research interests. Through a series of engaging, quick-fire, one-to-one and small group exercises, we’ll mingle, interact and converse around our personal research projects and early career trajectories. It’s a chance to meet other ECRs, find out about the breadth of research within the faculty and discover shared areas of interest. Steering Group As per our last update, we’re keen to see the group move forward – and suggest setting ...

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HiP: It’s Alright: A Celebration of Manchester’s Rave Heritage 1985-1995

‘The Lapsed Clubber’ and MDMA present: It’s Alright: A Celebration of Manchester’s Rave Heritage 1985-1995 A one-off collaborative event exploring what it means to grow up and grow old with rave culture in Greater Manchester. Date: Saturday 10th June 2017 Time: 2pm – 6pm Location: Number 70 Oxford St, Manchester, M1 5NH Tickets: Free entry, all welcome, booking at: manchester-rave-heritage.eventbrite.com ‘It’s Alright’ will be an immersive experience with curated spaces dedicated to celebrating different aspects of the rave scene. You are invited to join a panel discussion, take part in a quiz, and listen to tunes by some of Manchester’s ...

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ESRI Seminar Series – Summer 2017

The Education and Social Research Institute is one of the leading UK centres for applied educational research and evaluation, and a thriving research community. Anthropology and/as education Professor Tim Ingold, University of Aberdeen, UK Wednesday 26th April 2017: 16:00 – 17:30, Brooks Building, Room 2.19
 Anthropology is a generous, open-ended, comparative and yet critical inquiry into the conditions and possibilities of life in the one world we all inhabit. But these principles – of generosity, open-endedness, comparison and criticality – are also cornerstones of education. Thus I go beyond an exploration of the interface between the disciplines of anthropology and ...

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MMU Professoriate Lecture by Prof. Herman Potgieter

On behalf of Prof. Herman Potgieter, I would like to extend to you, and to your associates, an invitation to the following event: Waste2Value: A Paradigm Shift in Sustainable Resource Recovery – Prof. Herman Potgieter Thursday 4th May at 18:00 (Refreshments available from 17:30) E0.32, John Dalton building Attendance to this event is free of charge, however we do ask that you book tickets in advance at http://waste2value.eventbrite.co.uk/ Refreshments will be available from 17:30 in MMU’s John Dalton building, with the talk beginning in Lecture Theatre E0.32 at 18:00. This will last around one hour and will include time for audience questions. The ...

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Brexit: Politics and British Constitutional Law: Prof. R. Brazier (UoM)

You are cordially invited to the Manchester JMCE Annual lecture 2017: Brexit: Politics and British Constitutional Law – Prof. Rodney Brazier, MVO, LLD, FRHistS (University of Manchester) 9 May, 15:00-16:30 Crawford House, Theatre 1 The event is free and open to all, but registration is essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brexit-politics-and-british-constitutional-law-tickets-33875032133 Prof. Brazier is one of the country’s most respected constitutional lawyers. He was the Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Public Administration Committee for its inquiry into ministerial powers (2003 – 2004), and to the Joint Select Committee on the Draft Constitutional Reform Bill (2007 – 2008). In 2013 he was made a Member of the ...

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On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival

The On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival is now open for applications. This is an opportunity for experts who wish to present their subject on radio and TV. It takes place in Sheffield on Wednesday the 14th June. It consists of a morning of training led by TV presenters and executives, and an afternoon of curated meetings with producers, development producers and commissioners. It is designed to launch and further the careers of experts as new on screen talent. For more information and details on how to apply see: https://sheffdocfest.com/articles/459-apply-for-on-screen-talent-market-2017   Helen Darby Faculty of Arts and Humanities Project ...

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Generating Policy Impact – Short Course for MMU Staff

Metropolis are offering the following short course of three sessions: GENIMP (May 2017) Sessions take place on the following dates. Only sign-up if you are able to attend on all three dates: Session 1: Thursday 4th May 10 – 1, GM 334 Session 2: Thursday 11th May 10 – 1, GM 334 Session 3: Thursday 18th May 10 – 1, GM334 Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/generating-policy-impact-genimp-tickets-29514334168 Questions to: Emily Goodier e.goodier@mmu.ac.uk | +44 (0)161 247 2848 | https://mcrmetropolis.uk/ | @mcrmetropolis This short course consists of 3 two hour sessions that are designed to help academics undertaking policy-relevant research to develop a clear ...

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Visualising Identity seminar: Dr Beccy Kennedy

Arts and Humanities Faculty Researcher Development Programme Visualising Identity: a seminar Dr Beccy Kennedy, Senior Lecturer in Art 26 April 15.30 – 16.30, Open space on Righton first floor. ​Identity has become something of a dirty word in both political and scholarly spheres, for its benignity or for its potential diversion away from class-based politics in an increasingly plutocratic world. This seminar will explore Identity more positively as both a cultural and an intersectionally political concept, looking at how and why it is still relevant to visual practices today. Within this overview, I will touch upon:  the mid to late 20thC Identity Politics movement, sociological and psychological notions ...

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