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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty News

Theology and Religion: CCS Newsletter for Michaelmas 2018 now available

The Michaelmas 2018 newsletter contains a report on Gabby Thomas's visit to a gathering of the Global Christian Forum and introduces new projects on Catholic Social Thought and Practice, Theology and Spirituality in the Catholic Tradition, and Ecclesiology and Receptive Ecumenism. Read it here.

(25 Sep 2018)


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Dr Hernández Adrián, International visiting Scholar in Colombia

Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián has been invited to participate as an international visiting scholar in the MA in Visual Culture Practice and Research (Maestría en Creación y Estudios Audiovisuales), Facultad de Comunicaciones, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia. Adrián has designed and delivered an intensive research module on Caribbean and Latin American cinemas and environments in Global South contexts on 12-15 September 2018: EL ANÁLISIS CULTURAL DE LOS ESPACIOS EN EL CINE LATINOAMERICANO RECIENTE: DESDE EL CARIBE AL SUR GLOBAL. This activity has been made possible by funding from HEFCE GCRF, AHRC OWRI and Durham University.

PÓSTER – Medellín FJHA 6Sept018.pdf

(25 Sep 2018)


Music: Dr Kelly Jakubowski begins music and memories fellowship

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded Dr Jakubowski an Early Career Fellowship to investigate music-evoked autobiographical memories (MEAMs).

(18 Sep 2018) » Music: Dr Kelly Jakubowski begins music and memories fellowship


School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Disoriental Translation long listed for the 2018 National Book Award

Tina Kover's translation of Négar Djavadi’s novel, Disoriental, has been long listed for The 2018 National Book Awards: Translated Literature

https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2018-national-book-awards-longlist-translated-literature

(13 Sep 2018)


Music: Philosophy of improvisation to be explored in workshop

Andy Hamilton, Professor of Philosophy and associated member of Music staff hosts a two-day public workshop on the philosophy of improvisation in music and other arts.

(11 Sep 2018) » Music: Philosophy of improvisation to be explored in workshop


Central News: Local artists find a home at Durham University

The University is to support two local artists by welcoming them to work from its theatre.

(4 Sep 2018) » Central News: Local artists find a home at Durham University


Classics: Congratulations to our alumnus Yoon Cheol Lee

Many congratulations to our alumnus Yoon Cheol Lee, who completed his PhD on Protagoras in 2012 under Luca Castagnoli’s supervision, and has just been appointed to a permanent position as Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Chungnam National University in Daejeon, South Korea. Well done, Yoon Cheol

(3 Sep 2018)


Philosophy: 18th October 2018: Dr Roberta Locatelli (Warwick) - Constitution and Relation for Naive Realists

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 18th October 2018: Dr Roberta Locatelli (Warwick) - Constitution and Relation for Naive Realists


Philosophy: 01st November 2018: Dr Anne Sophie Meincke (Southampton) - One or Two? A Process Perspective on Pregnant Individuals

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 01st November 2018: Dr Anne Sophie Meincke (Southampton) - One or Two? A Process Perspective on Pregnant Individuals


Philosophy: 25th October 2018: Dr Heather Wolffram (Canterbury) - Unreliable Witness? Juvenile Testimony and Forensic Psychology in Weimar Sex Crime Trials.

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 25th October 2018: Dr Heather Wolffram (Canterbury) - Unreliable Witness? Juvenile Testimony and Forensic Psychology in Weimar Sex Crime Trials.


Philosophy: 08th November 2018: Dr James Young (University of Victoria) - Enclosing the Intellectual Commons: How IP Laws Restrict Creativity and Transfer Wealth to the Rich

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 08th November 2018: Dr James Young (University of Victoria) - Enclosing the Intellectual Commons: How IP Laws Restrict Creativity and Transfer Wealth to the Rich


Philosophy: 15th November 2018: Dr Katherine Puddifoot (Durham) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 15th November 2018: Dr Katherine Puddifoot (Durham) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 22nd November 2018: Dr Hannah Altorf (University of St Mary's)

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 22nd November 2018: Dr Hannah Altorf (University of St Mary's)


Philosophy: 29th November 2018: Dr Tamar Nawar (University of Groningen)

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 29th November 2018: Dr Tamar Nawar (University of Groningen)


Philosophy: 06th December 2018: Dr Svein Anders Noer Liu (UIT) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 06th December 2018: Dr Svein Anders Noer Liu (UIT) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 13th December 2018: Details pending confirmation

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 13th December 2018: Details pending confirmation


Philosophy: 17th January 2019: Professor Helen Steward (Leeds) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 17th January 2019: Professor Helen Steward (Leeds) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 24th January 2019: Professor Philip Goff (Durham) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 24th January 2019: Professor Philip Goff (Durham) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 31st January 2019: Dr Alisa Mandrigin (Stirling) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 31st January 2019: Dr Alisa Mandrigin (Stirling) - Title and Abstract to be confirmed


Philosophy: 07th February 2019: Dr Komarin Rombenh-Romluc - Title and Abstract to be confirmed

This Weekly Research Seminar will commence at 11:30am in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet, Durham. Refreshments will be available from 11:00am with the talk commencing at 11:30am.

(3 Sep 2018) » Philosophy: 07th February 2019: Dr Komarin Rombenh-Romluc - Title and Abstract to be confirmed