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

Camille Landais (LSE)

16:15 - 17:45 26 April 2018

Title and Abstract: TBC

Youth Mobilisation and the (anti)-Brexit Campaign: where next?

18:00 - 20:00 27 April 2018

Youth Mobilisation and the (anti)-Brexit Campaign: where next?

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..

Critical Global Politics Cluster Seminars Semester 2, 2017-2018 - Wednesday May the 2nd - Lauren Wilcox - University of Cambridge

15:30 - 17:00 02 May 2018

Wednesday, May 2 3.30-5 ALB G30/31 Lauren Wilcox University of Cambridge War Beyond the Human

Morgan Centre seminar: 'Temporal atmospheres: the micro-politics of power at Smithfield Market, London'

14:00 - 16:00 02 May 2018

Speaker: Monica Degen (Brunel) and Camilla Lewis (Manchester) Exploring the changing feel of place, this paper offers a detailed account of the micro-politics of power at Smithfield Market, London which is about to undergo a dramatic period of transformation as part of the Corporation of London’s Culture Mile urban regeneration project. D..

Mitchell Centre Seminar Series

16:00 - 09 May 2018

Vincent Lorant and SILNE-R consortium, Institute of Health and Society, UCLouvain, Belgium The evolving social structure of adolescent smokers: a longitudinal study in six European cities. Adolescents’ friendship ties at school are key contributors to smoking behaviour thanks to two properties: homophily and centrality. Indeed, in a frie..

Best Friends Forever? Friendships in Older Age and Hidden Social Isolation

13:30 - 15:30 16 May 2018

This is an Ambition for Ageing seminar in partnership with MICRA This session will involving the sharing of ongoing research undertaken at the University of Manchester by Natalie Cotterell and Kingsley Purdam. It will look at how social isolation is measured and how we can better understand its impact on peoples' lives. This will include the..

Changing the Narrative: Older Women and the Cultural Sector

18 May 2018

The starting point for this conference is the lived experience of women now in their 50s, 60s and 70s. With the benefit of access to education and contraception, their lives have been different from those of previous generations. Women in this cohort entered the workforce in greater numbers and for some this brought opportunities to work at a..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 05 June 2018

Dr Suzy Moat, University of Warwick Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quantitative me..

Northern Phenomenology Network I

05 June 2018

A workshop presenting recent work in phenomenology. 10.30 - 14.40: Coffee 10.40 - 12.00: Keith Allen (York), ‘Space and Idealism in Merleau-Ponty’ 12.00 - 13.10: Lunch 13.10 - 14.30: Komarine Romdenh-Romluc (Sheffield), ‘Homo Aestheticus’ 14.30 - 14.40: Coffee 14.40 - 16.00: Joel Smith (Manchester), ‘Primal Impressions’ 16.0..

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