Each year we host a seminar series around a particular theme or topic, a number of public lectures, and a variety of conferences, colloquia and other types of event.The list below displays all IMEMS and IMEMS-sponsored events, as well as other events taking place in and around Durham. You can also filter by category.
Please also see our information page, which provides details on how to find us, accommodation and travel information, in and around Durham.
Durham Early Modern Studies Conference 2018: Authority, Gender and Social Relations
- Jean E. Howard, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities (Columbia University) - click to view speaker profile and abstract
- Matthew Johnson, Professor and Chair of Anthropology (Northwestern University) - click to view speaker profile and abstract
- Tim Harris, Munro-Goodwin-Wilkinson Professor in European History (Brown University) - click to view speaker profile and abstract
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Durham can be reached in under 3 hours from London by train and Newcastle International Airport is within easy striking distance of the City. Edinburgh, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester are other major UK cities with direct transport links to Durham.
There are a variety of travel options for getting to Durham.
Newcastle International Airport - 24.8 miles to Durham
Durham Tees Valley AIrport - 24 miles to Durham
Durham Railway Station - 0.9 miles to Durham
The North East region has a good public transport service; please visit the Traveline website for more details. You can also call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (lines are open 7am – 9pm daily).
Live UK traffic and travel information is also available.
View the ThisisDurham Pocket Guide 2018, which is packed with information on things to see and do, places to eat and drink, events, maps and special offers.
Details of accommodation options in a Durham college are included on the booking site; indicative costs for delegates choosing to stay in University accommodation are £45-85 per night.
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