MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

News and Announcements French Film Festival at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle 28 November, 6pm: In Bed With Victoria 1 December, 6pm: Made In France Click here for more information. Talks and Events Monday 28th November Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society and Politics Lecture Yoav Peled and Horit Herman Peled, The Regionalization of Israeli… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

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MLAC Events Bulletin: 21st-27th November

Monday 21st November IAS Fellows' Seminar - Narratives of complexity and emergence: paradigms of level and scale 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Richard Walsh (University of York, UK) I came to the IAS with very specific questions about the implications that ideas of scale had for a narratological perspective upon emergence in complex… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 21st-27th November

An interview with Dr Will McKenzie, French

This week, Jess Allen interviews Dr Will McKenzie, a new arrival in Durham and lecturer in French, to give us an idea of what pursuing an academic career actually entails... Hi Will. First of all, can you tell me a bit about your background? I've worked for over ten years in Higher Education, chiefly at… Continue reading An interview with Dr Will McKenzie, French

MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

Monday 14th November IAS Fellows' Seminar - When Black and White isn't Black and White: Researching the Racial Scale for the 21st-Century 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Julia Prest, University of St Andrews Writing and speaking about the racial scale poses a number of methodological and terminological challenges that Dr Prest would like… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

Future Masters: an interview with our MA by research candidates

Hi, I'm Jess and I'm currently undertaking the MA by Research, a one-year course which involves writing a 50,000 word thesis. I'm going to conduct a series of interviews for the MLAC Postgraduate Blog so that potential research students can find out more about life in Durham. I realised that I couldn't and didn't want… Continue reading Future Masters: an interview with our MA by research candidates

MLAC Events Bulletin: 7th-13th November

Tuesday 8th November Engaged teachers engage students: diverse students' insights from the ‘Good Teaching’ project 13:00-14:00, ED130 Dr Vivienne Anderson is a senior lecturer at the University of Otago Higher Education Development Centre, New Zealand. Her research explores educational mobilities, education policy, student experiences, and teaching practice. Formerly a primary school teacher, Vivienne has an… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 7th-13th November

MLAC Events Bulletin: 31st October – 6th November

Monday 31st October IAS Fellows' Seminar - Applying the New Institutional Economics to Societies of Different Scale - Judges and Nazi pressure in Germany and Occupied Countries 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Hans Petter Graver (University of Oslo, Norway) The seminar will introduce four questions and an invitation. My main question is whether… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 31st October – 6th November