The Arts and Humanities Faculty is home to several areas of world-leading and internationally excellent research and we pride ourselves on our innovation in teaching and learning.

Our research areas include Architecture (Manchester School of Architecture), Art, Media and Design (Manchester School of Art); Humanities, Languages and Social Science; and Fashion (Manchester Fashion Institute).

Lucy Simpson is RAH! Festival Program Co-Ordinator in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met. Any questions about the program can be directed to:

We are proud to present a series of key faculty events below:


Unfortunately RAH! cannot run any events until after 30th June 2020.



Images of Research 2020: Flair, Ambition and Enthusiasm

Date: 24th February – 20th March 2020

Location: Benzie Building

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Beyond Babel Multilingual Film Festival

A film festival that aims to celebrate multilingual life, showcase a wide range of films, share discussions on film aesthetics, and broaden the visibility of multilingual communities on screen.

Date: May 2020

Location: Number 70 and Instituto Cervantes

More information coming soon


Global Studies Association (GSA) conference

‘Global-Disconnections and Alternative Futures'

Date: 11th – 12th June 2020

Location: Geoffrey Manton Building

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Children and Youth Speaking Up and Speaking Out

The third biennial conference of the Children’s History Society.

Date: 25th – 27th June 2020

Location: Geoffrey Manton Building

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English: Shared Futures 2020

Celebrating and exploring the intellectual strength, diversity, and creativity of English language, literature, and creative writing in the UK and across the world

Date: 26th – 28th June 2020

Location: Manchester/ and Salford

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Professorial Inauguration Lecture Series

The inaugural lectures provide an opportunity for our most prolific and successful researchers to update us on their current projects and future research plans, and to share their research insights with the wider public. All lectures are free and open to all.

Date: Throughout the academic year

Location: Geoffrey Manton Building

Find out more and see the full schedule


Manchester Writing School

Many of our writers will be taking part in panels and delivering workshops.

Date: Throughout the academic year

Location: Various

Find more details on the Manchester Writing School website


Manchester Game Studies Network

The Manchester Game Studies Network (MSGN) have a range of events throughout the year

Date: Throughout the academic year

Location: Various

Find out more on the Manchester Game Studies Network website


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Olivia Hardman

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