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Skeletons found in mass graves are 17th Century Scottish soldiers

Skeletons found in mass graves are 17th Century Scottish soldiers


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T.S. Eliot and the Anthropology of the Primitive

Late Summer Lecture Series 2015
Speaker: Duygu Senocak (Durham University)
The fourth lecture in our series of Late Summer Lectures looks at the sources and methods used by the poet T.S. Eliot, in his epic modernist work, The Waste Land.

Old English Riddles and The Dream of the Rood

Late Summer Lecture Series 2015
Speaker: Michael Baker (Durham University)
The fifth Late Summer Lecture examines the intriguing Old English poem, 'The Dream of the Rood', which combines a representation of the biblical Christ with the ethos of the Anglo-Saxon warrior.

Making the Invisible Visible

This event marks the Durham launch of Life of Breath, a bold interdisciplinary project in collaboration with the University of Bristol and funded by the Wellcome Trust. Life of Breath will explore historical, philosophical, cultural and anthropological aspects of breathing and breathlessness with the aim of informing and improving clinical practice.

A Literary History of Chocolate

Late Summer Lecture Series 2015
Speakers: Nicoletta Asciutto and Amy Smith (Durham University)
The editors of The Literary Kitchen blog will indulge audiences of the sixth Late Summer Lecture, who will be invited to sample the ways in which chocolate has been represented in literature.
'Chocolate is...the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.' - Justus von Liebig


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