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Durham University Research

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Breathlessness, ancient manuscripts and geothermal energy are among the diverse subject areas benefiting from world leading research at Durham University. Here academics from across the University talk about their research, and how Durham’s collaborative environment encourages them to explore new approaches to research.



Featured Events

Durham University offers an exciting year-round calendar of lectures, seminars and exhibitions.

Events are open to the public, so take the opportunity to engage with current debates, explore some of our beautiful buildings and grounds, expand your knowledge or learn more about our cultural artefacts.

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Tuesday 11 December 2018

Hidden Women

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

New tour highlights the 'hidden women' at the Oriental Museum

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Scaling the Heights

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

An exhibition by artists Stephen, Margaret and Kate Livingstone, working with Dr. Abbie Garrington of Durham University, to recreate heroic Himalayan mountain climbs in miniature using vintage Action Men figures.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


African Chiefs: Comparative Governance under Colonial Rule

5:00pm to 7:00pm, Room W414, Department of Geography, Durham University

CHESS Seminar Series 2018/19
Dr Liya Palagashvili (State University of New York and NYU School of Law) will deliver this next seminar, analysing how British colonial rule altered the club-like and competitive features of chiefdoms and weakened the incentives of political leaders to be accountable to citizens.

Contact admin.chess@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.