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For Teachers & Advisers

Philosophy and Religion Conference for Teachers

Durham University's Departments of Philosophy and Theology and Religion held a free conference for teachers on 3 - 4 April 2017. The conference was free of charge and included:

  • free overnight accommodation on 3rd April at Grey College
  • all meals, including a formal dinner
  • a full timetable of events led by both departments

There was an opportunity to:

  • Explore ways of managing transition from A-Level to University
  • Engage with new research
  • Meet our academic experts
  • Support your students

Some of the topics covered included:

  • Types of arguments and reasoning skills
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Pets and identity
  • Remorse in Harry Potter
  • Managing the transition from A-Level study to university