We engage with students, researchers, government, policy makers and the public through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences. Our events are open to students, staff and the general public.

Upcoming events

Global Development Institute Lecture Series: Labour Regimes in Global Production Networks

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 20 October 2021

Work looking at the intersections of labour and global production networks has...

Sustainable Futures External Launch

10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 20 October 2021

The Sustainable Futures External Launch event, will bring together researchers...

GDI Lecture Series: Maritime Temporalities and Capitalist Development

16:00 - 17:30 Wednesday 27 October 2021

This intervention develops arguments in our book Capitalism and the Sea (Verso,...

Dig for Victory: An interactive urban gardening workshop to grow Greater Manchester's sustainable food revolution

12:00 - 14:30 Tuesday 02 November 2021

Have you, or would you like to set up a community garden in your local area?

GDI Lecture Series: Clash of Powers: US-China Rivalry in Global Trade Governance

16:00 - 17:30 Wednesday 03 November 2021

In this talk, Kristen Hopewell presents research from her new book analysing...

Evaporative Coolers, Climate Change and Africa: The Tyranny of Thermodynamics

13:00 - 14:00 Tuesday 09 November 2021

The University of Manchester Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation Webinar...

Climate Urbanism: Strategies for Just Transitions

14:30 - 17:30 Thursday 11 November 2021

This event will present some of the pioneering research funded by the Urban...

Navigating crisis from the margins: LGBTQIA+ vulnerability and resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic. Research and stories from the UK and Brazil.

13:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 01 December 2021

The coronavirus pandemic and responses have had uneven impacts on different...