Wednesday 1st June School of Education Research Seminar Series 2015/16 - Working in ‘Ghost Labs': Developing a collaborative process/event space of politicised intergenerational community re-imagination, 13:00-14:00, ED134, School of Education Growing out of Geoff Bright’s ethnographic/activist work in now deindustrialised UK coal mining communities, this seminar considers practical and theoretical aspects of a recent UK AHRC Connected… Continue reading Weekly events bulletin
NEW Funding opportunity for PhD candidates from Australia, The Bahamas, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Malta, and New Zealand: BIS 2016 Scholarships (deadline 17th June 2016 at 23:59 BST.) The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has very recently been informed by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Scottish Government that they will provide funding for a small number… Continue reading Commonwealth Scholarship Commission: opportunities for 2016
Tonight's Forum: Theory, practice, and other stuff How do you use theory? What are the challenges you face? If you could be stranded on a desert island with one theorist, who would it be and why? Come along to discuss all such deep and meaningful questions in ER153 at 5, as usual. (We can always… Continue reading PGR forum TODAY
Tuesday 24th May Visual Evidence - Understanding Visual Evidence Workshop (Day 1 of Workshop 2), 14:00-18:00, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College Facilitated by the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) and the Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures (CVAC), Understanding Visual Evidence consists of two workshops, which are designed as the point of departure and… Continue reading Events bulletin: 24 – 27 May
Postgraduate Student Support Scholarship 2016. Deadline 4 June 2016 Durham University is delighted to announce the introduction of 100 Postgraduate Taught Scholarships worth £3,000. The scholarships are open to applicants from currently under-represented groups within the postgraduate taught population. The scholarships are intended to support students who may not have otherwise considered postgraduate education. This could be… Continue reading Postgraduate funding opportunities
Italian Postgraduate Research Seminar: Friday 20 May 2016, A56, 12-1pm Marzia Beltrami (Durham): 'Crime plots as trajectories: finding one’s way through counterfactual spaces' Gian Luca Troisi (Toulouse Jean Jaurès): 'Sciascia’s Narrative in Todo modo: Between Metaphysics and Microphysics of Power' The presentations will be delivered in English. All welcome. For more information on this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 16th May Eleanor Courtemanche, University of Illinois: Activating Victorian Utopias for Future Use, 14:00-15:00, Tristram Room, St John’s College Fredric Jameson famously argues that in postmodern capitalism, the utopian imagination has withered; it's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of the capitalist system. This imaginative poverty became even more… Continue reading Events 16th – 20th May
AS/Faculty of Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Research Feedback Session. Registration now open! 15th June 2016, 15:00 to 17:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study , Marzia Beltrami, Yazid Haroun (School of Modern Languages and Cultures) This event is open to research postgraduates and academics across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities This two-hour session is… Continue reading IAS/Faculty of Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Research Feedback Session: Registration now open!
In the week of nine-month review submissions, the forum this week will head to Lounge for coffee and conversation: share your work, any progress, any queries, any concerns. Meet in the foyer of Elvet Riverside at 5pm or pop along to Lounge (opposite Tesco) later.
Monday 9th May Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site: the Challenges of the Last 30 Years and the Opportunities for the Future, 18:00, Room PG20, Pemberton Building, Palace Green The next lecture of the Durham World Heritage Site 30th Anniversary Lecture Series will be delivered by Anna Brennand, Chief Executive of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. It… Continue reading Weekly Bulletin 9-13 May