Durham Philosophy Department has a vibrant research community and holds regular seminars alongside workshops and conferences. To learn more about such events please click here where you will be taken through to the events section in our main navigation bar.
The following is a list of some of the recent research events organized by the department with direct links to more information:
RIP Lectures - Durham University is pleased to host a guest lecture series as part of the north-east centre for the Royal Institute of Philosophy. The lecture series attracts top speakers from around the world. Here are a couple of examples from this year's programme.
- 27th October 2010 Jim Hopkins (London)
Human Aggression: Linking Darwin and Freud
- 17th March 2011 Paul Horwich (New York)
Naturalism, Deflationism, and the Relative Priority of Language and Metaphysics.
CHMD Research Seminars - The Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, associated with the philosophy department through our research into the history and philosophy of science and medicine, holds a research series throughout the year. Here are a couple of examples from their programme this year:
- CHMD Research Seminar: Dominance subverted: Animal regeneration research in W. F. R. Weldon’s critique of Mendelism Professor Gregory Radick (University of Leeds)
- Research Seminar: Neurological identities, neuropolicies and the adolescent Dr Suparna Choudhury (Max Planck Society, Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
Conferences and workshops - Our department has organized and hosted a broad range of research conferences and workshops, either as stand-alone events or as part of on-going projects. The following are a selection of some of those events: