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Comment and opinion

What the Brexit deal means for EU citizens and their families

Professor of European Law, Eleanor Spaventa considers the grey areas of the deal agreed earlier this month. 

(15 Dec 2017) » More about what the Brexit deal means for EU citizens and their families


We could use old coal mines to decarbonise heat – here's how

miner's hands holding a lump of coal

Dr Charlotte Adams from Geography and Durham Energy Institute Executive Director Professor Jon Gluyas believe that the UK's abandoned deep mines could meet our future energy needs.

(28 Nov 2017) » More about we could use old coal mines to decarbonise heat – here's how


After Mugabe, all eyes are on Museveni: how long can he cling to power?

Professor Justin Willis from the Department of History discusses issues around President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda with Professor Gabrielle Lynch (University of Warwick) and Professor Nic Cheeseman (University of Birmingham).

(27 Nov 2017) » More about After Mugabe, all eyes are on Museveni: how long can he cling to power?


Events

Hell, Heaven and Hope. A journey through life and the afterlife...

The exhibition follows the course of Dante’s imaginary journey through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven.  The story is told through artworks, manuscripts, memorabilia and other objects on loan from Livio Ambrogio, the world’s greatest Dante private collector, and other collections.

Seussical the Musical!

Beat the post-Christmas blues - come and enjoy Durham University Light Opera Group's fun-packed show, with crazy costumes, fantastic dancing and a spectacular set!
You'll be transported into the Jungle of Nool and see your favourite Dr Seuss characters brought to life on stage. From kids to students to adults: there's something here for everyone!
DULOGs biggest show of the year is not one to miss!

Khyal: Music and Imagination

An exhibition exploring the relationship between Indian music and the visual imagination. Khyal is the name of a vocal musical genre from India. The name means “imagination”. This imagination can be heard in the intricate beauty of the musical patterns the singers create.

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

University Strategy 2017-2027

Durham University has launched a new ten-year Strategy which will ensure it continues to deliver world-class research, education and wider student experience.