Events

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

Rape: Why Still Misunderstood?

15:00 - 16:30 09 March 2021

The challenges of prosecuting rape from the perspective of a former prosecutor and senior policy advisor About this Event Charlotte Triggs OBE has over 30 years experience in criminal justice. As a prosecutor she specialised in prosecuting rape and sexual offences as well as being responsible for cases ranging from motoring offences to m..

PEM Seminar Series-Prof Claire Colomb (UCL) “Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities

12:00 - 14:00 17 March 2021

“Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities In the space of a few years, short-term (“holiday”) rentals have become a contentious issue in many cities around the world. Their proliferation was facilitated by the emergence of new forms of ‘platform capitali..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Infrastructural Governance

21:00 - 22:30 25 March 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar two: Infrastructural Governance The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health..

The Annual Arthur Lewis Lecture 2021

17:30 - 19:00 15 April 2021

On 15th April 2021, the School of Social Sciences welcomes one of the most senior UNHCR officials in the Mediterranean, an area that has been the epicentre of refugee flows into Europe for over a decade. Jason Hepps, the UNHCR’s Deputy Representative in Greece, will present the 2021 Arthur Lewis Lecture, the School’s flagship social respon..

PEM Seminar Series -Prof Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Barcelona Institute for Global Health

12:00 - 14:00 21 April 2021

Abstract: TBC

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Infrastructure and Economic Development

21:00 - 22:30 29 April 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar three: Infrastructure and Economic Development The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environ..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Green Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 27 May 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar four: Green Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health and..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Digital Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 24 June 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar five: Digital Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health a..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Transport/Transit Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 30 September 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar six: Transport/Transit Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental,..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Graduate Symposium

21:00 - 22:30 28 October 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Graduate Symposium. The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health and social challenge..

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