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, 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 - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, Lecture, MLAC events, News, Reading Groups, Research Groups

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12th – 18th February

Wednesday 14th February MLAC Work in Progress Seminar: Literature and Film with Kerstin Oloff and Stephan Ehrig 12:00, ER152 Kerstin Oloff: Energy, Food and Literature Stephan Ehrig: "Socialist Space? Approaching Modernist Space through German and British Literature and Film" Contact viktoria.ivleva@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.   Evidence in Education: challenges, lessons learnt and… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12th – 18th February

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, 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

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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

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

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