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Manchester Urban Institute

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Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.

Upcoming events

Clean Air for Greater Manchester - Joint Launch of The University of Manchester’s Air Quality Supersite and Manchester Urban Observatory

15:00 - 17:00 18 September 2019

The launch of two major investments in air quality research at the University of Manchester The event will launch the University of Manchester’s Air Quality Supersite and the Manchester Urban Observatory. Worth £2 million, these major capital investments combine expertise from the Manchester Environmental Research Institute, the Manchester..

“Welcome to the City of Expired Tear Gas”: Tourism and Politics in Hong Kong

16:00 - 17:30 19 September 2019

During the worst political crisis in Hong Kong’s history, anti-government protesters have staged massive sit-ins at the city’s airport. This talk examines the tactics and promotional materials used by the protesters to make their case, and compares them with those of the colonial authorities during an earlier crisis – the 1967 disturbanc..

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