Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, early modern, events, MLAC events, News, Research Groups

MLAC BULLETIN: 30th APRIL-6th MAY

Monday 30th April 450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future 30th April 10:30 to 1st May 19:30, Ushaw College, Durham A conference to celebrate the 450th Anniversary of the English College at Douai. Ushaw College with the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University are celebrating the 450th anniversary of the founding of the… Continue reading MLAC BULLETIN: 30th APRIL-6th MAY

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Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, MLAC events, Reading Groups, Research Groups

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12 – 18 March

Monday 12th March IAS Fellows' Seminar - Towards an Aesthetics of Adaptation  13:00 -14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Dr Pascal Nicklas (Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz) In this seminar, we want to look at the theory of adaptation as a cultural and aesthetic practice. Adaptation today is the dominant practice in culture industry but… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12 – 18 March

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, MLAC events, News, Reading Groups, Research Groups

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5 – 11 March

Talks and Events Monday 5th March IAS Fellow's Public Lecture - On the ‘freedom’ and the ‘liberty’ to distort the human figure: The art of Stanley Spencer as case-study   17:30-18:30, Josephine Butler College, Professor Nigel Rapport (University of St Andrews) In this talk Professor Rapport explores ‘freedom’ and ‘liberty’ as distinct concepts in relation… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5 – 11 March

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, News, PG events, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 26 February – 4 March

Talks and Events Monday 26th February IAS Fellow's Seminar - Settlement Scaling Theory and Pre-Roman Central Italy: quantitative and comparative approaches to ancient urbanism 13:00-14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Dr Francesca Fulminante (University Roma Tre) From the seminal work of Fustel de Coulanges to the recent monumental study conducted by the Copenhagen Polis… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 26 February – 4 March

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Call for Papers, Conference, CVAC, events, Get Involved, MLAC events

Three Durham Visual Arts and Culture CFPs!

Durham Center for Visual Arts and Culture is organising two conferences this summer (and one this autumn) and is looking for contributions!   VISUAL INTERSECTIONS 3 Leverhulme Durham Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture invites scholars and early career researchers to submit their papers for  Visual Intersections 3 11-13 of July 2018 in Durham, United… Continue reading Three Durham Visual Arts and Culture CFPs!

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, MLAC events, News, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 19 – 25 February

Talks and Events Monday 19th February IAS Fellow's Seminar - The Obligation of Self-Management: the social structuring of freedom and its critical appraisal 13:00-14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Professor Sverre Raffnsøe (Copenhagen Business School)   ”Gleipnir is forged by the footfalls of cats, the beard of women, the roots of the mountain, the… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 19 – 25 February

Author - Laura Jennings, Blog, Conference, PG Students, Translation

Translating Europe Forum 2017: a report

Laura Jennings, a PG Student in Translation Studies, was Durham's nominated representative at Translating Europe Forum, a regular EU event which took place in Brussels at the beginning of the month. This year, the event focused on Machine Translation. I was lucky enough to be asked to represent Durham University at the Translating Europe Forum… Continue reading Translating Europe Forum 2017: a report

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, funding, Workshop

Event funding opportunities for PG Students

Are you planning to organise an event (conference, workshop, etc.) in the coming academic year? IAS Funding Call The IAS has established a small fund available to support research postgraduate researchers/groups who are organising multi-disciplinary events such as conferences or workshops in Durham. Applications for this funding must be received by 30 October 2017. The… Continue reading Event funding opportunities for PG Students

Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, Call for Papers, Conference, events, Film, Get Involved, MLAC Announcements, MLAC events, News, Research Groups

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

Monday 20th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Aristotle’s Account of Measurement 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Barbara Sattler (University of St Andrews, UK) This paper analyses Aristotle’s account of measurement and shows how it allows him to react to problems with determining the quantity of a motion, as they arose from Zeno’s dichotomy… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

Call for Papers, Conference

CFP: Society for French Studies Annual Conference – Durham, July 2017

The 58th Annual Conference of the Society for French Studies will be held in Durham, 3rd-5th July 2017 - a perfect reason to submit an abstract (and to get excited). The CFP is copied below, and more details can be found here. The deadline for submissions is Friday 23rd September. ******* We are pleased to invite… Continue reading CFP: Society for French Studies Annual Conference – Durham, July 2017