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

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Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, Get Involved, MLAC events, News, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum, Workshop

PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 2 15th February, 17:00-18:00, ER152 Following on the feedback received at the Event "How to write an effective abstract, Part 1" last November,  a second workshop on academic abstracts will be held this coming Thursday. It will be run by the English Language Centre, and this… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

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

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5th – 11th February

Talks and Events Monday 5th February IAS Fellow's Seminar - Loving Recognition: a proposal for the practical efficacy of love as a public virtue 13:00-14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Professor Nigel Rapport (University of St Andrews) Aldous Huxley observed: ‘From solitude in the womb we emerge into solitude among our fellows, and return… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5th – 11th February

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, MLAC events, News, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum

PG Event: Research Forum

Just a post to remind you of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Wednesday, 31 January at 12am in room ER155. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Asma Alqunayir, who will speak on… Continue reading PG Event: Research Forum

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

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 29th January -4th February

Talks and Events   Monday 29th January IAS Fellows' Seminar - Is philosophy necessary for all thinking and speaking? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Vasilis Politis (Trinity College, Dublin) Plato argues that we humans must attempt to mark-off or define things, and things we cannot directly perceive by the senses, if we want… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 29th January -4th February

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, french, MLAC events, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum, Research Groups, Workshop

PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

Just a quick reminder of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Thursday, 7 December at 5pm in room A56. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Alexandre Burin, who will speak on “Draft versus… Continue reading PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

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MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 4th-10th December

  Monday 4th December   Analysing Breaking Bad 17:30-18:45, ER157, Daniel Grausam, James Smith, Sam Thomas Breaking Bad is commonly regarded to be one of the greatest television dramas of all time. In this seminar Durham researchers will discuss how their current projects intersect with a variety of the show's themes. DANIEL GRAUSAM will discuss… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 4th-10th December

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, MLAC events, PG events, Reading Groups, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th-26th November

Monday 20th November   IAS Fellow's Seminar - Music and Violence 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor William Thompson (Macquarie University, Australia) Music with themes of extreme violence is growing in popularity, attracting millions of listeners worldwide. Cannibal Corpse became the all-time top selling death metal band in the United States with albums such… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th-26th November

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, MLAC events, PG events

Circles of Lectures I: A Creative Writing Symposium

The Durham University Creative Writing Society is organising, “Circles of Lectures”, the first in what will hopefully be a series of talks about the practice of Creative Writing. This first session will see three professional writers talk about their different forms of prose fiction (short tale, novel and drama), on the 23rd November at 4:15… Continue reading Circles of Lectures I: A Creative Writing Symposium

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PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 1 15th November, 12:00-13:00, ER145 After a first introductory meeting in October, where new and continuing research students had a chance to introduce themselves and to meet  representatives of the School's research groups, the PG Research Forum is back with its first event of the year!… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?