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


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

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

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?

Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG Workshop

Leaves are falling, the nights are drawing in, and tea and biscuits are becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. That’s right, it’s postgrad application season! To help you secure the funding you might need to pursue your studies further (if you are a Master's student) or to organise conferences, placements or mount collaborative… Continue reading Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG 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

Events bulletin 14-18 June

Tuesday 14th June Cafe Politique presents: What is Britishness? An interactive seminar, 18:00-19:00, Ustinov College, Fisher House As the world becomes more interconnected, the concept of British citizenship and identity has become more contentious. Mass migration crises, questions about former colonial territories, such as the Falkland Islands, or the upcoming EU referendum of 23 June 2016… Continue reading Events bulletin 14-18 June

Weekly bulletin 6-11 June

Monday 6th June Breathing Pauses in Ancient Rhetoric, Virginia Woolf and Robert Musil, 17:00-19:00, Institute for Advanced Study Join Dr Stefanie Heine (University of Toronto) in Durham to explore how breathing pauses convey rhythm in both the spoken and written word by comparing and contrasting ancient rhetoric with the work of early 20th Century modernist writers… Continue reading Weekly bulletin 6-11 June

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

Events bulletin: 24 – 27 May

Tuesday 24th May   Visual Evidence - Understanding Visual Evidence Workshop (Day 1 of Workshop 2), 14:00-18:00, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College Facilitated by the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) and the Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures (CVAC), Understanding Visual Evidence consists of two workshops, which are designed as the point of departure and… Continue reading Events bulletin: 24 – 27 May