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The challenges ahead around Brexit

Durham University experts outline the challenges ahead for the UK as it starts its exit from the European Union.

(27 Mar 2017) » More about the challenges ahead around Brexit


Issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored

Professor Simon Hackett explains why children who sexually abuse other children should not be treated like criminals.

(7 Mar 2017) » More about issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored


People have been used as bargaining chips before - by Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu

As EU citizens' rights are debated by the UK government and the House of Lords, Dr James Koranyi, Lecturer in Modern European History, sees parallels in recent Romanian history.

(2 Mar 2017) » More about people have been used as bargaining chips before - by Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu


Events

Durham Theoretical roman Archaeology Conference 2017

Durham University is hosting the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) 2017, one of the biggest gathering of Roman archaeologists and classical scholars in the world. Interdisciplinary and international, Durham TRAC will be bringing together around 200 international academics to discuss all aspects of the Roman Empire (and beyond).

Canonical Forms: A mathematician's view of musical canons.

This public lecture will be delivered by by Noam Elkies. Noam is a professor in the Harvard mathematics department (where he became a full professor at age 26), and a graduate of Julliard.

Ushaw Lecture Series: Professor John McCafferty

Professor John McCafferty (University College Dublin) - 'Squabbling, babbling, feeling': What did Exile do to Early Modern Catholics from Britain & Ireland?

From lectures, conferences and exhibitions, to concerts, plays and family activities, see our full programme of events on the What's On Guide.

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Upcoming Web Chats

This online event is aimed at prospective undergraduate applicants to Durham University. It is a great opportunity to have your questions answered about the Durham University experience.

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Webchats will return later in 2017 - if you wish to be emailed when the webchats occur, please sign up here.

International Study Centre

The International Foundation Year offers you a pathway to the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree. Apply now via the International Study Centre.