Our alumnus Dr Rob Knowles, who's currently teaching at Leeds, has been awarded a British Academy postdoctoral fellowship, which he'll take up at Leeds from the beginning of 2017. For more on Rob visit his university page: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/profile/20042/1886/robert_knowles … [Read more...] about Dr Robert Knowles, alumnus of SOSS, awarded British Academy postdoc!
Archives for June 2016
This exciting series of events brings together researchers from across the University, fostering interdisciplinary networking and promoting a communication of ideas. It is the style and scope of the Showcase that makes it unique, as it allows researchers to present their ideas and their work in the form of posters, images, or short films. Not only does the Showcase encourage … [Read more...] about Tomorrow: Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase 30th June
Global Political Economy research cluster/Manchester Political Economy Institute seminar Wednesday 29th June 3-4.30 Arthur Lewis Building G.019 All welcome Susan Park (The University of Sydney) The Good Hegemon: How the United States Helps People to Hold the Multilateral Development Banks to Account Abstract In 1994 the World Bank created a precedent under … [Read more...] about Seminar invite: Susan Park (University of Sydney) The Good Hegemon: How the United States Helps People to Hold the Multilateral Development Banks to Account
Here is the official statement from the University of Manchester on the EU Referendum result (from http://www.staffnet.manchester.ac.uk/news/display/?id=16699): "You will by now be aware that the UK has voted to leave the European Union. This development may be a cause for concern amongst some students and staff, particularly those who are nationals from other EU member … [Read more...] about Statement to staff and students following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union
The Social and Political Inequalities Research Cluster presents a one-day interdisciplinary conference: “The politics of marginalised groups in the UK and Ireland: Perspectives and approaches” University of Manchester, 21st September 2016 In the UK and Ireland, there is a growing interest in politically and socially marginalised groups. This one-day conference will … [Read more...] about CfP: “The politics of marginalised groups in the UK and Ireland: Perspectives and approaches” for 21st Sept