Upcoming MEMSA Events

We're hardly short of medievalists and early modernists here in MLAC, so here's a guest post from MEMSA chair Hannah Piercy, telling you all about their exciting seminars this term! See below for the term card. MEMSA, the Medieval and Early Modern Student Association at Durham, has a close relationship with the School of Modern… Continue reading Upcoming MEMSA Events

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MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 27th February – 5th March

Talks and Events  Monday 27th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Urban Social Movements: contentious performances in a challenging era 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Ida Susser (Hunter College, USA) In the light of the sharp turn to the right in the United States and the same trends in many parts of Europe, this seminar… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 27th February – 5th March

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January

Monday 23rd January Christopherson Knott Fellows' Seminar - Kaleidoscopic Justice: Mapping the dimensions of justice for survivors of sexual violence 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) Justice’ for survivors of sexual violence is the primary justification for almost every law or policy reform on this topic. But what does ‘justice’… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January

MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Monday 12th September IAS Fellows' Seminar - Making a big picture out of small fragments: How should we write the history of Babylonian astronomy? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor John Steele (Brown University, USA) Despite the groundbreaking work in deciphering Babylonian astronomical texts and reconstructing Babylonian astronomy by scholars such as F. X.… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Events Bulletin 10th-16th October

Monday 10th October IAS Fellows' Seminar - Tipping the Balance: A Comparative Study of the Scales in the Visual Rhetoric of Justice 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Massimo Leone (University of Turin, Italy) Some symbols so skillfully traverse epochs and cultures that they are depicted as almost ‘natural’ embodiments of abstract values. The… Continue reading Events Bulletin 10th-16th October

Catherine Ellis wins BSECS Postgraduate Conference Prize

Catherine Ellis, who is studying for a PhD in French, has won the prize for best conference paper at the British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (30 June - 1 July 2016). Her paper, 'The Alimentary Lifecycle of the Libertine Prostitute', explored the significance… Continue reading Catherine Ellis wins BSECS Postgraduate Conference Prize