Events in the School of Social Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22

01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

We are pleased to announce this year's Social Statistics Seminars. Our speakers: 12/10: Iris Gomez-Lopez (University of Michigan) 02/11: David Haziza (University of Ottawa) 07/12: Brady West (University of Michigan) 18/01: Neil Sheldon (Teaching Statistics Trust) 08/02: Christian Steglich (University of Groningen) 01/03: Emilio Zagheni..

A Practical Introduction to Facet Methodology

10:30 - 16:00 23 May 2022

This is an intermediate level course organised by the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) Facet Methodology is an approach developed by a team of colleagues at the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives, University of Manchester. It is a creative approach to mixing methods and ‘playing with epistemologies’, with the aim o..

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr. Amita Baviskar

16:00 - 18:00 23 May 2022

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Brownbag - Stefan Petry

13:00 - 14:00 25 May 2022

Title: Firm Survival and Performance during Hyperinflation: Business as Usual?

CGP Cluster Seminar Series Events in Semester 2, 2021-2022 - Chenchen Zhang (Queens University Belfast)

13:00 - 15:30 25 May 2022

“Race, gender, and the culture war in the co-construction of the US-China rivalry”. Details to be confirmed

BASS Annual Lecture by Professor Helen Pankhurst CBE

11:00 - 12:00 26 May 2022

For the BA Social Sciences Annual Lecture, Helen Pankhurst will be giving a participatory lecture on women’s lives, past, present and future. The session will start with some reflections on the suffragette movement, given her legacy, reflect on the changes since 1918 and explore priorities going forward. The lecture will be informed by f..

#ReconstructionWork: Whose Memorials?

18:00 - 19:15 31 May 2022

The state backlash against the mass protests for racial justice in June 2020 is well underway. A reaction punctuated by the recent passing of the Police, Crimes and Sentencing Bill, which has increased the maximum penalty for criminal damage to a memorial from three months to ten years. As the state rushes to protect its memorials, this conver..

CGP Cluster Seminar Series Events in Semester 2, 2021-2022 - Sabelo-Ndlovu Gatsheni (University of South Africa) Cross cluster event with GPE

13:30 - 15:00 01 June 2022

Time, Venue, Title and Description to be advised

Democracy and Elections Cluster Seminar Series – Semester 2 2021-22 - Tom O'Grady - University College London

15:30 - 17:00 01 June 2022

How Geographic Sorting Undermines Redistributive Politics

Conversations on Urban Ageing and Structural Racism

15:00 - 16:00 07 June 2022

A conversation about racism, ageing and urban environments In the sixth conversation in this series on urban ageing, James Nazroo from the University of Manchester will host a conversation with Dharmi Kapadia and Atiha Chaudry about racism, ageing and urban environments. This is a free online event, which will take place via Zoom. A Zoom l..

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