8 March, 5pm-6:30pm, Theatre B, Roscoe Building
Global Development Institute lecture delivered by Prof Sylvia Chant:
The Global Development Lecture Series brings together scholars involved in cutting edge research on international development. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research ideas with Manchester’s staff and students.
The lecture will be followed by a Q&A
8 March, 11am-12pm, The John Rylands Library (Deansgate)
Meet the mysterious founder of The John Rylands Library through our collections. Enriqueta Rylands stayed out of the limelight during her lifetime, so little is known about her.
Join us as we collate her letters and personal effects to tell her story, exploring the reasons for her founding this wonderful library in her husband’s name.
Part of the Wonder Women Festival 2017.
No need to book.
8 March, 1pm-5pm, Roscoe Building
Guest speakers and panel discussions
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health will be marking the day with an afternoon of activities in Roscoe Building. We will welcome guest speakers including Susan Oliver RN FRCN, MSc, OBE, Nurse Consultant in Rheumatology and Professor Maureen Baker CBE FRCGP, Immediate past Chair of Council, Royal College of General Practitioners and there will also be panel discussions.
The panel sessions will start at 1pm, however please arrive from 12.30pm onwards for registration and light refreshments.
International Women’s Day is not just for WOMEN, we welcome male colleagues, registration is required for this event and will be available via Eventbrite, further details and programme to follow
Please note that you do not need to attend the whole event, however you will need to register your place for one of the panel discussions. The panel discussions will be taking place at the same time so please select one only.
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8 March, 12pm-1.30pm, 3.44A Simon Building
In connection with the International Women’s Day, 8 March, the Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team at AMBS is hosting a session about the Gender Pay Gap. To reflect and share their insights on this issue we have invited two leading researchers in the field, Professor Jill Rubery, AMBS and Dr Carol Woodhams, University of Exeter Business School. In addition, we have asked David Perfect, Equality and Human Rights Commission, to comment on the speakers’ contributions.
If you would like to attend please register your interest here
8 March, 1.10pm-2pm, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Martin Harris Centre
On International Women’s Day, Musica presents a concert of works by female composers, including the premières of newly composed student works, performed by Manchester music students. A celebration of all aspects of female music making; composing, performing and conducting.
No need to book – just turn up.
Please note that after the concert there will be the opportunity to make voluntary donations to Manchester Rape Crisis: http://www.manchesterrapecrisis.co.uk/
8 March, 5pm, Contact Theatre
Part of Sick! Festival 2017, this event explores to what extent we are defined by our labels of identity: religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexuality, disability.