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Durham University

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty News

Central News: Beginning at Durham, changing the world

Durham researchers, students and alumni do outstanding things that change the world. Here’s a few highlights from just the past few months…

(30 Nov 2020) » Central News: Beginning at Durham, changing the world


Central News: Creating knowledge across disciplinary boundaries

From the study of silkworms to understanding gravity waves to designing human knee implants, collaborating across different disciplines in research is a common way of working for academics. At Durham, we pride ourselves on this kind of work.

(20 Nov 2020) » Central News: Creating knowledge across disciplinary boundaries


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Bigas Luna Film Analysis Workshop

(16 Nov 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Bigas Luna Film Analysis Workshop


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Daniel Newman - new book 'The Sultan's Feast'

(9 Nov 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Daniel Newman - new book 'The Sultan's Feast'


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Dr Niveen Kassem - New publication 'Cultural trauma and its impact on the Iraqi Assyrian experience of identity'

(9 Nov 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Dr Niveen Kassem - New publication 'Cultural trauma and its impact on the Iraqi Assyrian experience of identity'


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Richard Scholar - publication of new book

(17 Oct 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Richard Scholar - publication of new book


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Ivan Morris Prize winner - Tom Sutton (BA in Japanese Studies)

(25 Sep 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Ivan Morris Prize winner - Tom Sutton (BA in Japanese Studies)


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Stefano Cracolici appointed Francesco De Dombrowski Visiting Professor

(25 Sep 2020) » School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Stefano Cracolici appointed Francesco De Dombrowski Visiting Professor


Philosophy: 10th December 2020: Professor Barbara Vetter (Freie Universität Berlin) - The Big Bad Bug for Modal Dispositionalism

Departmental Research Seminar - Please note the earlier time this week only: 1.30pm-2pm

The Big Bad Bug for Modal Dispositionalism  

Details along with a Zoom link will be circulated via email prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: The Big Bad Bug for Modal Dispositionalism


Philosophy: 14th January 2021: Professor Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Bern) - Title and Abstract to follow

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 14th January 2021: Professor Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Bern) - Title and Abstract to follow


Philosophy: 21st January 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 21st January 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation


Philosophy: 28th January 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 28th January 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation


Philosophy: 04th February 2021: Dr Natasha McKeever (Leeds) - Title and Abstract to follow

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 04th February 2021: Dr Natasha McKeever (Leeds) - Title and Abstract to follow


Philosophy: 11th February 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 11th February 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation


Philosophy: 18th February 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Justin Vlasits (Tuebingen) - Title and Abstract tbc

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 18th February 2021: Departmental Research Seminar - Justin Vlasits (Tuebingen) - Title and Abstract tbc


Philosophy: 25th February 2020: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 25th February 2020: Departmental Research Seminar - Details Pending Confirmation


Philosophy: 04th March 2021:Dr Frederqiue Janssen-Lauret (Manchester) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 04th March 2021:Dr Frederqiue Janssen-Lauret (Manchester) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 11th March 2021: Dr Hedda Hassel Mørch (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences) - Title and Abstract to follow

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 11th March 2021: Dr Hedda Hassel Mørch (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences) - Title and Abstract to follow


Philosophy: 18th March 2021: Dr Neil Williams (Roehampton) - Title and Abstract to follow

Departmental Research Seminar

Details will be circulated prior to the event. General enquiries should be forwarded to postgraduate.philosophy@durham.ac.uk

(23 Sep 2020) » Philosophy: 18th March 2021: Dr Neil Williams (Roehampton) - Title and Abstract to follow


Music: Durham ranked first for Music in Complete University Guide, Times Good University Guide and Guardian League Table

Durham's Music Department has been ranked first in all three of the UK's major university league tables this year - the Complete University Guide, the Sunday Times Good University Guide, and the Guardian League Table. The league tables measure a range of factors, including teaching quality, student satisfaction, research quality, employability and entry tariff. This is the second time in five years that Durham has held this position in all three tables simultaneously. Details can be found here: The Complete University Guide, The Sunday Times Good University Guide Table and Guardian University League Table.

(22 Sep 2020)