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Find out about the latest events at the University and around Manchester.

Upcoming events

CoDE Seminar: Neighbours – more than just good friends? Understanding the neighbour as a contemporary socio-spatial relationship

12:00 - 13:00 28 February 2019

As Bulmer noted in his opening to his book of Abrahams’ 1970s work on neighbours, ‘everyone […] has neighbours. Social relations between neighbours are a significant form of social exchange’ (1986:1). The research conducted by Abrahams (posthumously written up by Bulmer) showed the neighbourhood relation as one saturated with altruism..

World Healthcare Congress Europe

05 - 07 March 2019

Manchester is proud to be hosting the first European Chapter of the World Healthcare Congress, which will take place from 5 - 7 March 2019 at Manchester Central Convention Centre The Congress (WHC) will convene decision-makers from all sectors of health and social care to catalyse meaningful partnerships to transform the delivery, affordabil..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Sophie Roborgh and Nat O'Grady

16:00 - 18:00 12 March 2019

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. Speaker 1: Dr Sophie Roborgh Seminar title: Medical Muhajireen - Health workers under Daesh. Full seminar details to be confirmed soo..

The Annual Gillian White Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 25 March 2019

The Annual Lectures concentrate on international economic law and aim to commemorate the legacy of the first woman to be appointed professor in law in mainland Britain, Professor Gillian White. After having worked as research assistant to Sir Elihu Lauterpacht at the University of Cambridge from 1961 to 1967, Gillian White moved to the Un..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Hate crime and hate speech around Brexit - Prof. Matthew L Williams

15:00 - 16:15 21 May 2019

Speaker: Prof. Matthew L Williams, Cardiff University 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 Institute for Social Research (CMI) provides a..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Modelling international migration: State of the art, and new research frontiers - Prof Jakub Bijak

15:00 - 16:30 04 June 2019

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..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Citizen competence in direct democracy - Dr Céline Colombo

15:00 - 16:15 11 June 2019

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..

Healthcare Disparities: disruptive healthcare technologies and the patient

13 - 15 June 2019

The question of health inequalities has become increasingly significant as certain population groups expand. With the overall global population ageing, this marks one of the most significant social and economic challenges facing the world. These demographic trends will impact on many policy areas in the health and social care field. While unde..

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