Seminars and Masterclasses

Methods@Manchester hosts a variety of talks and seminars, including Masterclasses. Our Masterclasses are a series of workshops which offer in-depth training in particular research methods, or discussion around cutting-edge issues related to research methods.

Upcoming methods masterclasses 2023-4


Past methods masterclasses from 2023-4

A single scene: Using smartphone cameras in ethnographic research

With Dr Angela Torresan

Thursday, 15 February 2024 2-5pm

This masterclass is being run in collaboration with the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology and EASA Visual Anthropology Network and features

Empowering change: Harnessing qualitative data for impactful project evaluation for impactful charitable work

With Dr Amir Raki, Dr Ilma Chowdhury and Prof Judy Zolkiewski

Friday 2, February 2024 2-4pm

This masterclass is being run in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Third Sector Research Network

Co-producing urban research: Sharing methods and experiences

A collaboration between the Manchester Urban Institute and the Global Development Institute

Panel discussion:

  • Diana Mitlin (Chair), Global Development Institute, University of Manchester
  • Victoria Beard, Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities
  • Tine Buffel, Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group, University of Manchester
  • James Evans, Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester
  • Shuaib Lwasa, International Institute for Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 1.30-2.30pm

Oral histories and futures

With Dr Liz Ackerley, Dr Santiago Levya del Rio & Dr Laura Fenton

This masterclass is being run in collaboration with The Morgan Centre

Tuesday, 12 December 2023 2-4pm