HCRI engage with students, researchers, practitioners, government and policy makers through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences.
Our events take place throughout the year and are open to students, staff and the general public from the UK and abroad.
Most of our events are in hybrid format and we aim to be as accessible as possible. Video from events is shared on our YouTube and blogsite.
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Careers in Humanitarianism Fair - Meet NGOs, charities, Careers Service and more
13:00 - 15:00 28 February 2024
Come and meet staff from a range of local and international humanitarian and rights organisations, who can answer questions about what it is like to work in the sector, how they got started, what their organisation is about, and any potential work, volunteering and training opportunities. This event is open to all University of Manchester students....
Global Health 'Back Home': the evolving conversation in UK Emergency Medicine (Webinar)
19:00 - 28 February 2024
This webinar has been organised by the Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECCo), which is co-led by HCRI’s Dr Anisa Jafar. Details and registration are at: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/gecco/1119365 Notes from GECCo... “Are we the right people to be talking about global health?” This was the final audience question at our face...
Humanitarian Extractivism: The digital transformation of aid
16:00 - 17:30 7 March 2024
DETAILS Date/Time: Thurs 7th March 2023, 4pm – 5.30pm (UK) Location: Hybrid - Samuel Alexander Building, Room SG.16 + Zoom Open to all // Registration essential // Organised by HCRI at University of Manchester ABOUT THE TALK This talk will investigate the digital transformation of aid as a form of ‘humanitarian extractivism’. It focuses...
Workshop: The Multiple Transformations of Archives, 1920s to 2010s
13 - 14 March 2024
ABOUT Throughout the last quarter of the twentieth century, many scholars have shed light on the puzzling concept of the ‘Archive’, expanding its horizons from a side-lined feature of historiography to a deeply philosophical and political matter. This two-day workshop, held at the John Rylands Research Institute and Library, calls for a continued...
Attempting to Kill the Law of Peace
16:00 - 17:30 11 April 2024
A public talk with Prof Mary Ellen O’Connell, Professor of Law and International Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame; co-hosted by HCRI and the Law School at University of Manchester. Registration and info via: https://law-of-peace.eventbrite.co.uk ABOUT THE TALK The almost unimaginable loss and devastation of World War II led to the...