Jerónimo Montero (Department of Geography) - Slaves Sewing Your Clothes?
Dominic Wells (Department of Music) - Music and Madness
John Shafer (Department of English Studies) - Argan kalla: Translating Þrymskviða
Fouad Marei (School of Government and International Affairs) - Field Research in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities from a Social Sciences Perspective
16 November, Being Human (in conjunction with the IAS)
- Laura Jose (English Studies) - Monstrous Conceptions: Sex and Madness in Medieval Medical Texts
- Lee de-Wit (Psychology) - 'Free will' from a cognitive science perspective
- Professor Jill Gordon (IAS Visiting Fellow) - Being Human in Medicine
- Dr Roger Smith (IAS Visiting Fellow) - Being human has a history
25 October, Online communities: the space as the new place for education?
- Esther Dingley (School of Education) - The Graduate Junction: connecting early-career researchers around the globe
- Zilia Iskoujina (Durham Business School) - Information systems: yesterday, today, tomorrow
- Mike Cameron (Senior Learning Technologist with the Learning Technologies Team in ITS, Durham University) - e-Learning 2.0: how Web 2.0 is influencing learning technology
- Kate Boardman (Principal Lecturer and Head of E-learning at the University of Teesside) - Education in Second Life: immersing yourself in virtual learning
28 June, Multidisciplinary Ustinov Seminar
- Kenneth Smith (Music) - Alexander Skryabin and The Russian Silver Age Aesthetic
- Dr Julia Friedman (Honorary Research Associate in Russian, School of Modern Languages & Cultures) - From Writing to Drawing: Alexei Remizov's Modernist Codex
- Jenny Marshall (Archaeology) - Missing links: demic diffusion and the development of agriculture in the Iranian Plateau
- Emma Miller (English Studies) - The Madman in the Attic: Playing with gendered literary identity as object and muse in Iris Murdoch's The Good Apprentice and The Message to the Planet
14 June, Russian Day at the Ustinov Seminar
- Professor David Moon (History) - The environment in Russian and Soviet history
- Rebecca Bouveng (School of Government and International Affairs) - Russian Messianism: Beyond the Clichés
- Marianna Taymanova (School of Modern Languages & Cultures) - Socialist Realism in USSR - necessity or free choice?
- Patrick Zuk (Music) - The Soviet composer and Socialist Realism: the case of Nikolai Miaskovskii
31 May, Saturday, The Ustinov Seminar on Intellectual Property
- Chris Lever (Law) - Intellectual Property: A Critical Introduction
- Jurgita Venckute (Law) - The impact of European Community Competition Law on the scope of intellectual property rights: hard times for pharmaceuticals
- Dominic Wells (Music) - Whose property is it anyway?: Copyright, authorship and the online music industry
- Zilia Iskoujina (Business School) & Pete Tiarks (Geography) - Open source software communities and intellectual property
3 May, Saturday, The Ustinov Seminar on Financial Studies
- Cornelius Mueller (Durham Business School) - Academics in the Dragons' Den - Who becomes an academic entrepreneur and what funding types are attracted?
- Christos Mavrovitis (Durham Business School) - When do Mergers and Acquisitions destroy value: An Overview
- Lars Terhaar (Durham Business School) - Financial Markets Trade on Public Information
- Rifki Ismal (School of Government and International Affairs) - The Liquidity risk problem in Islamic banking
Wei Song (Durham Business School) - The Optimal Currency Composition of International Reserves: An Empirical Study of China
Saturday, 8th March, Ustinov Seminar on Literature with the Institute of Advanced Studies
- Alistair Brown (Literature) - What is Literature? Neuroscience and the Future of Literary Criticism
- Professor Zoltán Kövecses (IAS Fellow) - Metaphoric Thought Across and Within Cultures
- Simon Robinson (Literature) - The Locus of Meaning: Samuel Beckett's "Literary Geometry"
- Abeer Fahim (Literature) - "Buzzing Flesh": Acoustic Technology in Don DeLillo's Fiction
Saturday 23rd February, Ustinov Seminar on Climate Change (in conjuction with the IAS)
- Fengling Yu (Geography) - 'The East Asian monsoon, and its variability over the past 6000 years -- a case study from southern China'
- Bruce Scholten (Geography) - 'USDA organic grazing war: linking consumers, pastoralists & nukes in the bio-fuel boom'
- IAS Fellow: Peter Challenor (University of Southampton) - 'The Risk of Rapid Climate Change'
Saturday 9th February, The Ustinov Seminar on Chinese Studies
- Fengling Yu (Geography) - The East Asian monsoon, and its variability over the past 6000 years
- Yan Bin Lu (Law) - Traditional Ideologies of Chinese Criminal Procedure Law
- Professor Bob Layton (Archaeology) - Sustainability of Traditional Crafts in China
- Yao Wang (Management) - Modern China
- Jingrui Xiang, Yining Song, Shuai Tian and Youxi Liu (Finance) - Spring Festival in Modern China 1
- Wanyue Huang (Music) - Chinese Classical Music (recital)
Saturday 26th January
- Sarah Hackett (Department of History) - "The post-1945 Muslim immigrant community in Newcastle"
- James Russell (School of Modern Languages and Cultures) - "The Mahavamsa and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Models of Island Conquest"
- Abhijnan Rej (Department of Mathematical Sciences) - "'Building Space': A non-technical account of work in pure maths and theoretical physics in the last fifty years concerning 'atoms' of space"
- Zu'bi Al-Zu'bi (Business School) - "Examining the impacts of partners' collaboration on mass customisation attributes"