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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture, which is defined in a generous manner and encompasses work on the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and the natural sciences. It fosters collaborations both within the University and with other institutions, including museums and galleries and cinemas.

Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
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During the course of this film, the Director of the Programme, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova explains the various components of the programme, with current PhD students commenting on the values of each of the distinct parts of the course and the training that this programme offers. This programme provides collaborative, interdisciplinary training in Visual Culture.

Our Forthcoming Events

Public Lecture: Christina Riggs - Photographing Tutankhamun

21st January 2020, 17:45 to 19:15, Gala Theatre, Durham City

The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in November 1922 made headlines, but it was photography that brought this minor pharaoh worldwide fame. This talk considers how the excavators took photographs under the pressure of both media interest and politics. What could a fresh look at these photos tell us about Tutankhamun, Howard Carter, and the history of Egyptian archaeology?

Tickets will be released soon. Tickets are free but booking is recommended; please contact the Gala Theatre on 03000 266 600 or visit www.galadurham.co.uk

Please note a small number of tickets will be available at the venue on the night of the event.

Contact cvac@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.