Leslie Brooks Lecture

The Leslie Brooks Lecture series was established by the School, in association with St Cuthbert's Society, in memory of James Leslie Brooks, former Professor of Spanish and founder of the Department of Spanish at Durham. Leslie Brooks was born in Portarlington, Ireland in 1919. After working as Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer at Queen's University Belfast,… Continue reading Leslie Brooks Lecture

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Events bulletin March 15-18 March

Tuesday 15th March   IAS Fellows' Public Lecture: Dr Zoe Crossland, Columbia University – The Speaking Corpse: the dead body's evidence and the forensic imaginary, 17:30-18:30, Birley Room, Hatfield College The dead body is said to speak truthfully about its past. Popular texts about forensic investigations often describe skeletons as “witnesses from the grave”, or claim that… Continue reading Events bulletin March 15-18 March

Call for Papers – Kaleidoscope Journal

Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers at Durham University. Working under the auspices of Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study, Kaleidoscope is designed to foster international communication between postgraduates in different disciplines, to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research, and raise awareness of the IAS as a public forum for interdisciplinary scholarship. A key feature… Continue reading Call for Papers – Kaleidoscope Journal

Northern Bridge Archives Training Programme

  The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership are pleased to announce an exciting new training programme on Medieval and Early Modern sources, which will take place in Durham on 4-5 April 2016. The course will be particularly appropriate for anyone getting to grips with archival sources from the medieval and early modern periods, such as… Continue reading Northern Bridge Archives Training Programme

Events bulletin 7-10 March

  Monday 7th March   Evidence on Trial Public Lecture: Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, University of Dundee – Science on Trial: the use of scientific evidence in criminal court, 18:15-19:15, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre There has been an increasing scrutiny in the UK and other jurisdictions (North America and Australia in particular) of both the… Continue reading Events bulletin 7-10 March

Conference presentations: PGR forum today

  A reminder that the PGR forum today (5pm in ER 153) will be led by Dr Santiago Fouz Hernández on the subject of how to give great conference presentations. The session is not a lecture, but rather an opportunity to express your major worries or anxieties when presenting a conference paper and to receive some tips and advice… Continue reading Conference presentations: PGR forum today

Events Bulletin 1-4 March

  This Thursday at the usual time of 5pm in ER153 Dr Santiago Fouz-Hernández will be leading our forum session, giving us some tips and tricks on how to craft and deliver great conference papers.   Talks and Events   Tuesday 1st March   Textual Evidence (The Life of Texts) - Public Lecture Series: Dr… Continue reading Events Bulletin 1-4 March