Co-operation: Old Ideas for New Times?

Wednesday 25th October, 4-6pm, University Place 1.219, University of Manchester Places limited. Please reserve at Eventbrite: https://co-operation-old-ideas-new-times.eventbrite.co.uk Speakers: Professor Peter Gurney (History, University of Essex), and Dr Cilla Ross...

Protest Talks: Participation in the English Defence League

3-5pm, Wednesday 15 February 2017 in Arthur Lewis, Boardroom (2nd floor). All welcome, tea/coffee provided. Prof. Hilary Pilkington, University of Manchester, ‘One big family’: Emotion, affect and the meaning of activism in the English Defence League’ Dr Elizabeth...

Digital Activism Workshop

10am – 4pm, Friday 11 November 2016 MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN. (Map) Are new technologies transforming the way we do politics? Which new innovations are soon to reshape our communities? Discuss these issues with prominent academics,...

Protest Talks: Political Technologies PhD Seminar

On 17th March 2016, 3-5pm, Room G.6, Humanities Bridgeford Street, we’re delighted to have two fascinating talks on the basis of advanced PhD research. All welcome. Thomas Redshaw: A critical theory of Bitcoin: How politics is embedded in crypto-currencies In...

The Everyday Life of Politics/The Politics of Everyday Life

25th January, 10-1pm, Arthur Lewis Board Room, University of Manchester New political subjectivities and movements emerge from the everyday, through experiences of injustice, quotidian modes of resistance, and the development of oppositional identities. Protest also...