Events in the School of Social Sciences
Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.
“A Particular Pluralism: The Caucasus, Satirically” Molla Nasreddin was a satirical, Azerbaijani-language broadsheet that ran from 1905 to 1931, lampooning the powerful across some of the most politically precarious years of Russian empire and Soviet Leviathan. With subscribers across the Turkic world from Greece to China, some have con..
The event, “Brexit on the Brink: from uncertainty to cooperation?” will focus on the most relevant issues pertaining to the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the support that European citizens in the UK will receive from the European Commission. The event will also aim to inform the audience of contingency plans that E..
CMI Afternoon Seminar: Modelling international migration: State of the art, and new research frontiers - Prof Jakub Bijak
Speaker: Prof Jakub Bijak, Professor of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar 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..
Speaker: Dr Céline Colombo, University of Zurich Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome. No registration is needed. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provi..
The conference marks the end of our AHRC-funded project at the University of Manchester, The Age of Metaphysical Revolution: David Lewis and His Place in the History of Analytic Philosophy. The project is the first large-scale treatment of Lewis as a historical figure, and outputs will include a monograph, a collection of posthumous papers, an..
Speaker: Dr Tony Robertson, University of Stirling 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..
MICRA 2019 Annual Lecture on Extending Working Lives: the implications for winners and losers in the changed UK policy landscape
MICRA is pleased to announce Professor Sarah Vickerstaff will be hosting the MICRA 2019 Annual Lecture on Extending Working Lives: the implications for winners and losers in the changed UK policy landscape In policy debates it is commonly claimed that older workers are entering a new period of choice and control with the protection of age disc..
From one perspective snobbery seems slightly quaint, certainly old-fashioned and somewhat marginal to contemporary concerns. Yet, a quick look at a week's newspapers would indicate that it is still a live issue and that we seem to be confronted with a proliferation of snobberies. Snobbery has clearly changed in character over the centuries bu..
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..
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.