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Durham University

Institute of Advanced Study

IAS Fellows' Public Lectures

MichaelmasTerm 2019

Date

Time

Fellow

Venue

Lecture Title

Michaelmas Term 2019

15 October 5.30pm Professor Andrea Halpern Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College Music in the Mind and the Brain
17 October 5.30pm Dr Sean McMahon Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College tbc
22 October 5.30pm
Professor Jing-Bao Nie Sheraton Park, Ustinov College From Eugenics to Human Gene Editing: Ideology and Engineering Life in China in a Global Context
24 October 5.30pm Irene Fellin Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College Women Mediators Networks: achievements and challanges faced by an emerging phenomenon
28 October 5.30pm Martine Miller College of St Hilde and St Bede tbc
12 November 6.30pm Dr Elshan Abdullayev St Cuthbert's Society Origin of clay minerals and their perspectives
14 November 5.30pm Johanna Poutanen
Birley Room, Hatfield College Peace processes revisited: From negotiating conflict towards democratizing peace
19 November 5.30pm

Dr Lia Bryant

Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College Farmer Suicides: The subject enmeshed in political and moral economies, emotions and ordinary ethics
26 November 5.30pm

Professor Hailiang Dong

Kingsley Barratt, Calman Learning Centre (Josephine Butler College) Clay Minerals as Antibacterial Agents: Mechanisms and Applications
27 November 5.30pm Professor Janet Hoek Fisher House, Stephenson College Transitions to vaping in the land of the long white cloud


Epiphany Term 2020

Date

Time

Fellow

Venue

Lecture Title

Epiphany Term 2020

23 January 5.30pm Dr Anna Jones Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College Extreme floods: evidence in the landscape
30 January 5.30pm
Dr Suzie Protiere Trevelyan College The Science and Art of Fibres
03 February 5.30pm Professor Torben Elgard Jenson College of St Hilde and St Bede Participatory Data Design: Acting in a digital world
10 February 5.30pm Professor Nelson Padilla
St John's College New light on the nature of dark matter after the recent, first detections of gravitational waves
19 February 5.30pm

Professor Wilson Poon

Grey College The most beautiful book in Scotland: Regime Change, Reformation and Rebellion on Parchment
26 February 5.30pm

Alexandra Carr

Kingsley Barrett, CLC Natural Phenomena as Media: Challenging Perception and Experience Through Multimedia Artworks
04 March 5.30pm Dr Caroline Petit Fisher House, Stephenson College Rhetoric and medicine, from antiquity to the Renaissance.
09 March 5.30pm Professor Laura Forlano Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidans College Improbable Futures
10 March 5.30pm Professor Bronwen Neil Trevelyan College What Ancient Letters Reveal about Leadership in Late Antiquity

These lectures are free and open to all. There is no need to book a place, simply turn up in advance of the start time to secure a place.