Events

17 April - 19 June 2024

Mandarin Corner is back for another term and we're delighted to bring you more cultural activities and language practice. Mandarin Corners are informal conversation sessions at Beginner (HSK 1-3) and Advanced (HSK 4-6) level that are designed to allow Mandarin learners to get together with fellow classmates, meet new friends and discuss Chine..

20 - 21 June 2024

This two-day workshop provides graduate training to PhD researchers working on projects related to Polish and East European history, literature, and area studies. The workshop has been made possible by the support of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) and The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (J..

16:30 - 17:30 25 June 2024

The third workshop of the Empire and the Affective Archive series is entitled 'Affective Archives and Activist Archiving'. Each of the three CIDRAL-funded one-day workshops aims to develop thinking on the still little considered area of emotion-centred histories of the imperial archive, exploring how feeling, sense, and emotion are archived -..

18:00 - 20:00 27 June 2024

Calligraphy (shufa) is the traditional art of writing Chinese characters, and a fundamental part of Chinese culture. After centuries of evolution, calligraphy has developed into a truly unique art form. This course will focus on learning how to use Chinese brushes and ink, mastering the basic strokes that underpin Chinese writing (week 1 & 2)..

01 July - 30 September 2024

This project is designed to promote Korean culture to the public with students' creativity and their passion for their Korean culture. The topic of 2024 is Korean Alphabets, Hangul. Participants will create a video showing promotional activities and connection with the public. Details This year, we're putting the spotlight on Hangul: make a..

11:00 - 14:00 08 July 2024

Manchester Museum opens its doors for a special day of culture and music for anyone aged 50 and over. Not open to the public on Mondays, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy the Museum galleries at a quiet time and to get closer to its collections, guided by members of the Visitor Team and their wonderful volunteers. The Museum have teamed u..

16:00 - 17:00 11 July 2024

Ioannis Gaitanidis (Chiba University) In the aftermath of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe鈥檚 assassination, a nearly 40-year-old legal debate surrounding methods of soliciting religious donations was revived in Japan. This led to changes in the law regarding transactions based on claims that are 鈥榙ifficult to reasonably verify,鈥 commonl..

14:00 - 16:00 02 August 2024

This special concert celebrates 20 years of the National Children's Brass Band of Great Britain. Leading the band will be Guest Conductor Lynda Nicholson, herself an alumna of NYBBGB and the conductor of the very first Children鈥檚 Band鈥檚 course. She will be joined by Guest Tenor Horn Soloist Daniel Marsh, an alumnus of the The National Yout..

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