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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.

Social Anthropology Seminar - Dr Marco Di Nunzio - 23 September 2019

16:00 - 18:00 23 September 2019

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 23 September 2019 Dr Marco Di Nunzio – University of Birmingham “The Act of Living. Street Life, Marginality and Development in Urban Ethiopa Description : Born in Addis Ababa’s inner city between the 1960s and 1970s, Haile and Ibrahim witnessed their country lifting itself from being a global..

GPE Cluster Seminar with David Blaney- Late-Victorian Economists and Empire: Jevons, Marshall and the Cultural Political Economy of Trade

15:30 - 17:00 25 September 2019

Please join us for the joint seminar of Global Political Economy and Critical Global Politics Research clusters with David Blaney (Macalester College). David Blaney works on the social and political theory of international relations/global political economy. He explores the constructions of identity, time and space central to the discipline o..

MET Seminar - Omer Edhan

17:00 - 18:00 25 September 2019

Title: Expectations Formation with No Regrets Info: https://sites.google.com/site/omeredhan/

Mitchell Centre Seminar Series

16:00 - 18:00 25 September 2019

Alejandro Espinosa-Rada, The University of Manchester Dynamic Multilevel Approach for the study of Scientific Networks How can we understand scientific networks using a dynamic multilevel perspective? Which types of insights can give the multilevel networks for the understanding of different mechanisms developed in the network theory and the..

Philosophy Research Seminar: Dr David Liggins (Manchester)

15:10 - 16:55 25 September 2019

*Title: The Truth-teller *Abstract: The Liar is the proposition which says of itself that it is not true. It has been extensively discussed, chiefly because it raises a paradox. Relatively neglected is the Truth-teller – the proposition which says of itself that it is true. In this talk I identify the problem the Truth-teller raises, and di..

Social Anthropology Seminar - Professor Kath Weston - 30th of September 2019

16:00 - 18:00 30 September 2019

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 30th September 2019 Professor Kath Weston – University of Virginia and University of Edinburgh Title and Description to be advised Second Floor Boardroom 2.016 / 017 Arthur Lewis Building Time 4:15 to 6:00pm (Tea and coffee available outside the room from 4:00pm) ALL WELCOME!

MET Seminar - Péter Kondor

17:00 - 18:00 02 October 2019

Title: Rational Sentiments and Economic Cycles Info: LSE, http://personal.lse.ac.uk/kondor/

Mitchell Centre Seminar Series

16:00 - 17:30 02 October 2019

Jan Fuhse, University of Passau Social Networks in Communicative Events Like everything in the social world, seemingly stable networks of social relationships (as on or off) only exist in the imagination. This reduction has proven methodologically useful, but it can and should be broken up in favor of a more fine-grained approach. The presen..

Philosophy Research Seminar: Professor Luke Russell (Sydney)

15:00 - 17:00 04 October 2019

This event is being coorganised with MANCEPT. Please note the earlier than usual start time of 15.00. *Title: Have You Forgiven Me? *Abstract: In this talk I try to answer a series of epistemic questions about forgiveness: Can I know when I have forgiven others, and can I know when I myself have been forgiven? Are these kinds of knowledge ea..

Social Anthropology Seminar - Monday 7th October 2019 - Dr Vanessa Grotti

16:00 - 18:00 07 October 2019

Social Anthropology Seminar Monday, 7th October 2019 Dr Vanessa Grotti – European University Institute in Florence Hosting the Dead : Forensics, Ritual and the Memorialisation of Migrant Human Remains in Italy Description to be advised shortly Second Floor Boardroom 2.016 / 017 Arthur Lewis Building Time 4:15 to 6:00pm (Tea and coff..