Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Celebrating Student AchievementOn 10 October 2016, our Faculty held our annual Celebrating Student Achievement event to mark the achievements of some students nominated by their departments for academic achievements, progress or effort. Guests were entertained by members of the Music Department and Durham University Light Opera Group and the students were presented with a commemorative plaque.
Music: Programme announced for Music Britain, and the First World War CNCS conference
The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Durham University is pleased announce the programme for the one-day conference ‘A “Great Divide” or a Longer Nineteenth Century: Music, Britain, and the First World War’ to be held on Saturday, 21 January 2017 at St John’s College, Durham University.
The full programme can be found on the conference website, along with registration and travel details.
(16 Jan 2017)
Music: World première 'Amérique du Nord' by Richard Rijnvos
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Gustavo Gimeno, will première Richard Rijnvos's newly commissioned work Amérique du Nord on 2 and 3 February 2017 in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw.
The work forms the second part of Grand Atlas, subtitled "représentation du monde universel en sept tableaux musicaux", a cycle in which each of the seven world continents is depicted in an orchestral composition.
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Tuesday 24 January 2017
- Music: Research Forum: Ivana Medić (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts) 2:00pm, Lecture Room
Wednesday 25 January 2017
- Music: Geography, Music, Space - One-day conference with IMR 9:00am, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre
- Classics: WiP Research Seminar - 25th January 2017 1:00pm, Department of Classics and Ancient History (CL007), Jenny Hilder
- Department of History: Public lecture: François Hartog (Directeur d'etudes, EHESS, Paris): How to negotiate the modern regime of historicity (1870-1930) 6:15pm to 7:30pm, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, Professor François Hartog
Thursday 26 January 2017
- Classics: Departmental Research Seminar - 26th January 2017 4:00pm, Department of Classics and Ancient History (CL108), Bert Smith
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