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Monday, July 22, 2019

Listings of relevant Man Met and external training opportunities as well as latest announcements and updates from the PAHC Research Training Programme 2018 -19. A full listing – including videos from the RTP 2018-19 sessions uploaded to Vimeo – can be found on the ‘Training‘ page.

PAHC Research Training – Summer 2019 Programme

This list is an update to the programme in the printed booklet. We have had to re-schedule a few...

PGR Working Group on Social Media

Please see the message below from Dr Adi Kuntsman regarding a new PGR working group… Does your research focus on topics related to social media...

New Student Support Services Study Skills Workshops

The Student Support Service have a new ‘study skills’ website which highlights all the available workshops on offer: This is the link: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/student-life/study-success/study-skills/ and students can...

In addition to the Research Training Programme there’s a wealth of other talks, lectures, seminars and conferences happening at Man Met and beyond that are open to postgrads from any discipline. See the full listings on the ‘Talks / Lectures / Seminars‘ page.

The Image Research Network Annual International Conference, 5th – 6th Sept

The Image Research Network will be holding their annual international conference at Manchester School of Art, MMU in September 2019. The conference...

Sketching Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 9th Aug

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Location: Elizabeth Gaskell's House, 84 Plymouth Grove Manchester, England, M13...

Based at or organised by staff/students at Man Met, this is the place to find out about a variety of events and exhibitions.  See more on the ‘Events / Exhibitions‘ page.

Curator’s Tour – Ruskin’s Manchester, 25th Jul

Date: Thursday 25 July 2019 Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm Location: Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections, All Saints Manchester, M15 6BH United...

Ruskin’s Manchester: From ‘Devil’s Dark’ to Beacon City, 24th Jun-23rd Aug

Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections Date: Monday 24 June – Friday 23 August 2019

The latest news, updates and items of interest from around PAHC and Man Met. See more on the ‘Noticeboard‘ page.

CFP: Hive Postgraduate Journal, deadline extended, 31st Jul

The deadline for submissions to Hive, the PG Journal for Arts and Humanities as now been EXTENDED! Email your submission to ...

Creative Workshop & Loads More at Marketplace Studios this Summer!

Marketplace Studio is an employability and enterprise initiative from Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University. The Studios provide School of...

Collaboration, Creativity and Complexities Conference 2019, 26th-27th Jun

Location: Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall St, Manchester M15 6GX Collaboration, creativity and complexities: developing networks and practices of...

The latest Calls for papers, conferences, events, news and opportunities aimed at postgraduates and staff in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.  See more on the ‘Listings‘ page.

News from the Working Class Movement Library

Our Sam, the Middleton Man - film screening On Saturday 3 August at 2 pm we will be hosting a screening of ReelMCR’s new community...

Rylance may be right, but how do we square ethics and...

Mark Rylance’s announcement that he was parting with the RSC because of the company’s association with BP makes him the latest in a growing...

Permanent archive of Manchester voices created by huge regional language project

Drs Rob Drummond and Erin Carrie will unearth and celebrate the region's many accents and dialects Manchester Voices – the most detailed and comprehensive study...

What’s it like being a researcher at HARTS? Read what our postgraduate students have to say about their research, activities, achievements and ideas that matter to them. A full listing can be found on the ‘Stories‘ page.

When Words Falter – Sara Davies

Sara Davies has recently published an essay about her art practice in Open Arts Journal Issue 7, Summer 2019. The essay is titled When Words Falter and is exploring her artistic process during the early stages of her PhD. It is investigating the idea of diasporic touch, a reiterated gesture in her practice which expresses her Anglo-Swedish dual heritage.

Automation and Me, Hackathon – Sarah-Joy Ford

I was invited to take part in the Automation and Me Hackathon as part of Leeds International Festival 2019 organized by Northern Sound Collective. The event brought together 20 female digital artists, to talk, collaborate and generate new, provisional works.

To the Holden: Past, Present and Future

machines will watch us die has now ended. A big thank you to all who visited. With this letter, I want to thank Holden Gallery’s Steven Gartside...