Category Archives: Events

RLA report Launch event: Homelessness from the private rented sector

Monday, 26 November 2018 from 17:30 to 19:30 Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University What is driving homelessness from the private rented sector, and what are the policy and practice implications of this? Find out at the launch of … Continue reading

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MetroPolis presents: The Challenge of… Drugs

18:00 – 20:00, Thursday 15 November 2018 Manchester Metropolitan University The Challenge of Drugs is a MetroPolis event, designed to look in detail at the difficulties of formulating a coherent policy on drugs. Is it a public health issue, a … Continue reading

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‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’

Following the International Day for Tolerance, Manchester Metropolitan University and PAPYRUS Team are glad to invite you to the event ‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’ that will be held on Saturday 17th of November in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Crime & Criminal Justice Youth Transitions Social Innovation Complex commissioning for complex needs using partnerships, individuals assets and lived experience

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 6th November, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar featuring: Laura Furness │ Head of Funding│ Big Lottery Fund Paul Pandolfo │ Programme Manager │ Shelter Plus special guests … Continue reading

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Brexit Wounds: A One-Day Symposium on Cultural Responses to Leaving the EU

10am – 6pm, Tuesday 30th October 2018 Geoffrey Manton, Manchester Metropolitan University As academics in the humanities and social sciences, artists and writers, how do we engage with the challenges, threats and potential disasters of Brexit? How do we deal … Continue reading

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Randomised controlled trials: past, present and prospects for the future – a personal perspective

17:30 – 20:00, Wednesday 24th October, 2018 Hilton Deansgate, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ Stephen Morris, Professor of Evaluation at PERU will discuss the past present and future prospects for Randomised Controlled Trials at the Social Research Association 40th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership

09:00, October 23, 2018 – 17:00, October 24, 2018 MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester To register, please visit: https://rsa-leadership.eventbrite.co.uk Conference details Place leadership research is at a critical juncture. After having reached a wide and new recognition … Continue reading

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Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 16th October, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar (5pm-7pm) featuring: Kris Christmann │ Research Fellow | Applied Criminology & Policing Centre | Huddersfield University Michelle Rogerson │ Senior … Continue reading

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Global Justice and Crisis Conference (Call for papers)

How may conflict be a positive force for change? Saturday 6th October 2018 9am-5pm Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road M15 6BH United Kingdom This conference will bring together academics, non-governmental organizations and activists to present, … Continue reading

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The power and the potential – our Metro Mayors event at Labour conference

There was no shortage of frustration, but also plenty of energy and drive in evidence in Liverpool at a MetroPolis-sponsored ‘in-conversation’ event with the Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Mayors. Hosted by the IPPR North think-tank, and ably chaired … Continue reading

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