HCRI engage with students, researchers, practitioners, government and policy makers through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences.

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Our events take place throughout the year and are open to students, staff and the general public from the UK and abroad. 

We also record most of our events for podcasts or video, which are published shortly after for anybody who couldn't attend live.

Our virtual events are open and accessible to all. This page will be updated regularly with sign-up information. 

View our upcoming events

Exploring the role of art in communicating experiences of displacement

16:00 - 18:00 14 June 2021

How do artists use their practice to tell stories about displacement? How does their own experience of displacement influence their artistic practice? Join the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), in celebration of Refugee Week, for a conversation with two leading creatives Diala Brisly and Akeim Toussaint Buck on how they us..

Guardian Live: Humanitarian issues and the power of the media

13:00 - 14:00 15 June 2021

The John Rylands Research Institute and Library holds the entire archive of the Manchester Guardian. In this series of events to mark the Guardian bicentenary, panels of UoM academics and special guests will each discuss an item from the archive, its relevance to today’s news and media, and how it may influence our future. For this second l..

Israel-Palestine: Where is the UN?

13:00 - 17:00 15 June 2021

In recent months, Palestinians in the occupied territory have once again been feeling the devastating impact of a barrage of Israeli airstrikes, forced evictions, and mass arrests. Placing this latest episode in the context of decades of structural and direct violence by Israel against Palestinians, these two panels will consider what is most..

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