Events in the School of Social Sciences

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

Brownbag - Vaidehi Tandel

13:00 - 14:00 05 October 2022

Title: Do mandatory disclosures squeeze the lemons?

MET Seminar - David Rietzke (Lancaster)

17:00 - 18:00 05 October 2022

Title: TBA

Mitchell centre Seminar series

16:00 - 18:00 05 October 2022

Elisa Bellotti Nick Crossley Tomas Diviak Presentation of network datasets available for analysis.

Social Statistics Seminar Series: Seminar 1 - Michael Schober on "Exploring New Ways of Using Twitter Content to Augment Survey Data"

16:00 - 17:00 11 October 2022

Abstract: How and in what ways can social media data best be used to connect with and enhance knowledge gained from traditional surveys? This talk presents progress on a study that takes the metaphor of social media postings as a kind of (very large) focus group from which insights like those from focus groups can be mined. The project invol..

Mitchell centre Seminar series

16:00 - 18:00 12 October 2022

Nick Crossley University of Manchester Music Worlds and Event Networks In earlier work I have conceptualised and analysed 'music worlds' (e.g. the punk scene in London in 1976) as networks of key participants. This approach can be useful and revealing. However, music worlds can also be thought of as networks of events (e.g. gigs and festival..

Macro Seminar - Christine Braun (Warwick)

16:00 - 17:00 18 October 2022

Title: TBA

Brownbag - Christopher Wallace

13:00 - 14:00 19 October 2022

Title: Evidence Disclosure in Competitive Markets

Mitchell centre Seminar series

16:00 - 18:00 19 October 2022

Petr Matous The University of Sydney Male and stale? Questioning the role of opinion leaders in network interventions Social networks can influence people’s behaviour and therefore it is assumed that central actors in social networks, also called “opinion leaders”, play a key role in driving change in socio-ecological interventions. Th..

Applied Seminar - Gedeon Lim (HKU)

13:00 - 14:00 20 October 2022

Title: TBC

The Chinese economy in the long run

21 October 2022

Date: October 21, 2022 Conference title: The Chinese Economy in the Long Run Location: The University of Manchester Room: Arthur Lewis Building Boardroom 2.016 (second floor) Note: This conference is expected to take place offline only. The program below is preliminary and subject to change. Conference organizers: Nuno Palma and Meng..