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Institute of Advanced Study


In 2013-14 under the auspices of the Institute of Advanced Study, visiting Fellows and Durham researchers are exploring the theme of Light. In addition to a public lectures series delivered by its IAS Fellows, the IAS organises a public lecture series connecting the Institute’s thematic interest, aiming to deliver an exciting and stimulating series drawing not only a wide range of speakers and researchers to Durham to engage in dialogue exploring and addressing the IAS theme, but also connecting with the wider public allowing engagement with the work and ideas emerging from the IAS and its speakers.

This year’s IAS series is entitled The Light Year and will offer insights into light from many perspectives; from the role light has played since the formation of the universe and its cosmology to cultural and social changes effected by the development of light.

The series will include the following lectures:












The venue for this series is the Calman Learning Centre. Directions can be located at here. Alternatively on the University map, the CLC is denoted at building number: 43.

These public lectures are free to attend and open to all. For further information please contact the Institute of Advanced Study