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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

History as Space: Aby Warburg and Material to Cultural History

14th October 2009, 16:30 to 19:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Petri Vuojala (University of Oulu)

A staff/postgraduate research seminar, with Dr Petri Vuojala (University of Oulu).

Dr Vuojala is Senior Lecturer at the University of Oulu. He has published widely on art history, architecture and cultural theory. His book, "Pathosformel: Aby Warburg and the Art History of Emotions," was published in 1997.

Aby Warburg was an art historian and cultural theorist who founded the Warburg Institute. The subject of his research was the legacy of the Classical world in the most varied areas of western culture.

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Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies


We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars each year, many of them open to the public. Find out more on our Events page.


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