Festivals, 4th December
- Lorenzo Cuppi (Theology) - Christmas songs from around the World, live performance (guitar)
- Melanie Tao Xue (Durham Business School) - The origins and rituals of Chinese festivals
- Vera Smirnova (International Relations) - Vodka-drinking traditions in Russia
- Vipul Parmar (Biology) - Tyohar: The Festivals of India
- Guy Bennett-Hunter - A Tale of Two Christmas Mythologies
Multidisciplinary Seminar, 20th November
- Henry Skudra (School of Law) - Landing on our feet-the history of land law and how it helped shape Britain
- Sam Cane (Department of Philosophy) - The Significance of Death and Regard across the Disciplines
- James Russell (Department of Modern Languages and Cultures) - Scribbling in their Sleep: Annotating a Renaissance Dream Narrative
- Simon Cork (Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences) - Hypertension - Is it all in the Head?
Ustinov Seminar on Futures/Utopia, 6th November
- Adam Stock (English Studies) - 'Modernity and its Dys-contents: History and the Development of Utopia'
- Ian Kidd (Philosophy) - 'Science, Futures and Utopia'
- Matt Hann (SGIA) - 'Two (Socialist?) Utopias: Matthew Arnold, Anthony Crosland, and the Centrality of Culture'
- IAS Visiting Fellows talk about their work and the IAS theme "Futures":
- Professor Russell Jacoby (History, UCLA); Professor Andrew Pickering (Sociology, University of Exeter)
Ustinov Seminar on Histories, 23 October
- Peter Creasey (Physics) - Cosmology and the History of the Universe
- Avishek Parui (English Studies) - The Dialectics of Postmodern Historiography
- Helen Drinkall (Archaeology) - Early Hominid Landscapes
- Paola Bassino (Classics) - Ancient Biographies of the Greek Poets
Let's speak about Europe!, 19th June 2010
- Mirko Canevaro (Classics) - Ancient Athens and Political Accountability: a useful model
- Daniel Knight (Anthropology) - Things to Forget, Things to Remember: Narratives of crisis in Trikala, central Greece
- Steve Emery (Anthropology) - Farming landscapes, the CAP and the search for a European Identity
- Emilio Berrocal (Anthropology) - Remaking Europe: Racism and Immigration in Italy and in the UK
- David Henig (Anthropology) - Sacred landscapes in Bosnia-Herzegovina
- Paola Ceccarelli (Classics) - "For what has the unhappy mother of Prometheus in common with the nurse of Sarpedon?" Personifications of Europe and Asia from Herodotus to Lycophron
Multidisciplinary Seminar, 12 June
- Peter Okeno (Music) - Alternative Life Styles through Music: Marabi
- Angela Perri (Archaeology) - Holocene Climate Change, Hunting Adaptations and Dog Burials
- Amalina Ahmad Tajudin (Law) - Open Price Contract: Flexibility in Law?
- Dian Masyita (SGIA) - Why does nobody see the financial system as a whole? : Lessons learnt from Great Depression to 2008 Global Finance Crisis
Aspects of Political Islam: Some Directions of Contemporary Research, 15 May
- Daniele Atzori (SGIA) - The Counter Hegemonic Strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood: A Gramscian Analysis
- Stela Arar (Geography) - Know thy Enemy: Hizb'Allah Reconstruction of Beirut
- Afshin Shahi (SGIA) - Perspectives on Political Islam in Iran
Multidisciplinary Seminar, Saturday 1 May
- Donnchadh O'Conaill (Philosophy) - Cognition and the Meaning of Life
- James Allen (Physics) - From cheese to string theory: a whirlwind tour of particle physics
- Ian Kidd (Philosophy) - Science, Religion, and Human Life
Saturday 13 March, The Multidisciplinary Ustinov Seminar
- Vera Smirnova (Independent researcher) - Foreign policy decision-making: Psychological approaches
- Ling Liu (PhD student, School of Engineering and Computer Sciences) - Finding information on the internet more effectively: An introduction to Online Reputation Systems
- Simon Robinson (PhD student, English Studies) - 'The geology of the imagination': Samuel Beckett and aesthetic stratigraphy
- Serghei Golunov (Marie Curie Research Fellow, International Boundaries Research Unit, Department of Geography) - Border security policies worldwide: Comparison and conceptualization
Saturday 6 March, The Ustinov Seminar with the Institute of Advanced Study: Water
- Liz McKinnell (PhD, Philosophy) - Environmental ethics and environmental political philosophy
- Matthew Griffiths (MA, English Studies) - The Abstraction of Water: Environmental crisis and the hydrology of TS Eliot's The Waste Land
- Dr Robert Baxter (Senior Lecturer, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences) - Water in the Arctic terrestrial environment: What state is it in?
- Three IAS Visiting Fellows will talk about their work on the IAS theme "Water"
- Professor Ian Wright (Open University)
- Professor Monica Grady (Open University)
- Dr. Muhammad Saidam (Director, Environment Monitoring and Research Unit, Royal Scientific Society, Jordan)
Saturday 6 February, Ustinov Seminar on China
- Qinxi Li (Business School) - Chinese Festivals
- Luojia Zhang (Law School) - The impact of Chou on China
- Edward McDougall (Department of Philosophy) - Chinese Daoism
- Zhimin Xiao (School of Education) - Educating Tibetans in China: Achievements and Challenges
Saturday 30 January, Seminar on Law
- Fateme Modabber - 'Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Whose interest should companies serve?'
- Bo Gong - 'The Role of Institutional Shareholders in Corporate Governance'
- Annegret Engel - 'Depillarisation after Lisbon: The end of competence overlaps?'
- Benedict Douglas - 'Nobody Tosses a Dwarf: The Interpretation of Human Rights'