Weekly events bulletin

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

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Excellent results for Modern Languages and Cultures in the NBDTP Studentship Competition

Excellent results for Modern Languages and Cultures in the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship Competition for 2016 entry The School has received 4 awards in the areas of French, Interpreting and Translation, Italian and Hispanic Studies. We are looking forward to welcoming our new research students and we congratulate them on their success. The… Continue reading Excellent results for Modern Languages and Cultures in the NBDTP Studentship Competition

Language Skills for Early Modernists: March Workshop

March 16th saw participants from Durham and from as far afield as Glasgow and York gather in Newcastle to discuss the acquisition and sharpening of language skills for researchers in early modern studies. A collaboration between Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute and Dr Peter Auger's British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award project, National Boundaries in Early… Continue reading Language Skills for Early Modernists: March Workshop

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

9th March: Northern Bridge Nominees Conference

9th March Northern Bridge Nominees Conference   The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is hosting a one day conference for all NBDTP nominees to introduce NBDTP nominees to MLAC and to provide them with the opportunity to meet colleagues and see the facilities here at Durham.  A bursary has been offered to all nominated… Continue reading 9th March: Northern Bridge Nominees Conference

Northern Bridge Summer School 4-5 June 2015 (Great North Museum Newcastle)

Attendance at the forthcoming Northern Bridge Summer School on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 June at the Great North Museum, Newcastle, is obligatory for PhD students funded through the AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership.  There are thirty additional places for PhD students in the Arts and Humanities registered at Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen's University Belfast… Continue reading Northern Bridge Summer School 4-5 June 2015 (Great North Museum Newcastle)

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