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Durham University

Institute of Advanced Study

2010/11 Public Lectures

 DateTime Fellow Venue Lecture Title 
Michaelmas Term         
27 October  5.30pm  Professor Henrietta Mondry Van Mildert College Genetic Wars: The Future in Contemporary Russian Popular Literature
2 November 5.15pm  Professor Mary Carruthers Hatfield College  Memory, the Engine of Thought
4 November  5.30pm  Professor Barbara Adam St Cuthbert's Society Domain of Faith: The Future as Fate, Fortune, Fiction and Fact
11 November  8.00pm Professor Stewart Clegg Collingwood College The End of Bureaucracy?
16 November  8.30pm Professor Russell Jacoby St Mary's College  The End of Utopia Revisited
23 November  5.30pm Professor Barry Dainton Trevelyan College Philosophy, Technology and the Future
30 November 8.00pm Professor Andrew Pickering University College Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
7 December 8.30pm Professor Roland Robertson St Mary's College Americanization and Anti-Americanism
Epiphany Term
1 February 5.30pm Dr Kathryn Banks Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
2 February 7.30pm Dr Andrew Crumey St John's College Can Novelists Predict the Future?
8 February 6.15pm Mr Jonathon Porritt Room 140, Elvet Riverside Must Utopia be Sustainable?
16 February 5.30pm Professor Marty Banks Grey College Picture interpretation: Improving future visual communication
22 February 8.00pm Professor Stephen Taylor University College Natural Disasters and the Future in England: an Historical Perspective
24 February 8.00pm Professor Paul O'Brien Collingwood College Understanding the Challenges in Developing Sustainable Solar Energy Options
1 March 8.30pm Professor Rik Leemans St Mary's College Valuing ecosystem services to manage agriculture, forestry, biodiversity and human needs
2 March 5.30pm Professor Mikhail Epstein Van Mildert College On the Future of the Humanities