Justice and the Arts / Ecology and the Arts film series starts tomorrow

BHOPALI (2011) Tuesday 20th January, 6-8pm, PG (Palace Green) 28 BHOPALI documents the experience of second generation children affected by the Union Carbide gas disaster of 1984, the worst industrial disaster in history. It follows several children as they and their families cope with the ongoing medical and social disaster, as well as their memories… Continue reading Justice and the Arts / Ecology and the Arts film series starts tomorrow

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PGR Forum Epiphany Term Programme

A new term brings a new set of events for the postgraduate community. Attached here is the programme for this term's PGR forum. The first meeting will be next Friday (January 23rd) when we will discuss Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle (1967). The full text is available as a PDF here or through an online viewer… Continue reading PGR Forum Epiphany Term Programme

Interview with a Durham student funded by the Northern Bridge programme

Ophelia Lavey is a first-year PhD student in Russian, funded by the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Programme.   Tell us about your research, Ophelia. My research looks at the language used to describe suffering and pain in Russian literature since the Enlightenment. I am looking at how the perspective and linguistic devices used to present… Continue reading Interview with a Durham student funded by the Northern Bridge programme