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Events in the School of Social Sciences

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

Developing age-friendly cities: Turning urban research into practice

10:00 - 16:00 26 June 2019

This event will provide the opportunity for dialogue between researchers, policy makers, practitioners and older people working on issues relating to ageing, age-friendly cities and urban change. It will provide practical insights into how urban research can influence policy and practice. Understanding the relationship between population age..

European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics Conference

26 - 29 June 2019

In 2019, the Department of Economics at the University of Manchester will have the pleasure to host the 24th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, EAERE 2019. The conference will take place over 26th to 29th June 2019.

Training: Creative approaches to qualitative research

01 - 05 July 2019

Join staff from the Morgan Centre to add a creative perspective to all aspects of your qualitative research. This in-depth course is run as part of the methods@manchester summer school. This intermediate level course offers a hands-on introduction to creative approaches to doing qualitative research. The various stages of research will be co..

Open Minds XIV

01 - 02 August 2019

The fourteenth annual philosophy conference for postgraduate students in philosophy. Sponsored by the University of Manchester. Event date and location *1st-2nd August 2019 *The University of Manchester (UK) Deadline for abstract submissions *Thursday 9th May 2019 Keynote speakers *Prof. Alice Crary (University of Oxford) *Dr. Ann Whittle (..

Striking connections: Tales of ties and affinities in the 21st Century

12:00 - 17:00 13 September 2019

This Morgan Centre event explores contemporary sentiments of connectedness and affinity. It brings together scholars whose work in a variety of ways shows light on the meaning of being and feeling connected, in order to explore ties that matter, and how they matter, in everyday life. A striking experience of connectedness, even chemistry, is o..

MET Seminar - Péter Kondor

17:00 - 18:00 02 October 2019

Info: LSE, http://personal.lse.ac.uk/kondor/

MET Seminar - Matt Polisson

17:00 - 18:00 23 October 2019

Info: University of St. Andrews, http://www.mattpolisson.com/

Imagination Workshop

15 November 2019

Provisional schedule: 10am – 11.30am Dominic Gregory (Sheffield) TBA Response from Bethany Ansell (Manchester) 11.30am – 11.45am coffee break 11.45am – 1.15pm Margot Strohminger (Oxford) 'Supposition, imagination and offline belief' Response from Adriana Clavel-Vázquez (Sheffield) 1.15pm – 2.30pm lunch 2.30pm –..

MET Seminar - David Ronayne

17:00 - 18:00 04 December 2019

Info: Univeristy of Oxford, http://www.davidronayne.net/

MET Seminar - Jonathan Newton

17:00 - 18:00 11 December 2019

Info: Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, http://jonathannewton.net/

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