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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..

methods@manchester seminar: How to use Olfactory Methods: Smell and Taste in Everyday Life

13:00 - 14:00 14 May 2018

Smells and odours can evoke memories and previous experiences. Contextual factors such as odours can be important in how we perceive other sensations and situations. However, researchers have typically given less attention to smell and taste than they have to sight and hearing, for example (Classen et al., 1994). Developing methods for studyin..

Morgan Centre conference: Everyday Creativity

10 - 11 July 2018

Two days of explorations into research on everyday creativity. Full information on the conference page on the Morgan Centre website (see link).

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