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The Importance of our own Past: Research at Durham University

The Importance of our own Past: Research at Durham University

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Dr Giles Gasper explains that by bringing together historians and scientists we are shedding new light on medieval thinking and what it means for scientific learning today.


Monday 19 February 2018

Khyal: Music and Imagination

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

Led by Durham University’s Music Department, this multimedia exhibition brings together visual artists and musicians to explore diverse visual responses to Indian classical music.

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


Everyone's History: 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act

10:00am to 5:00pm, Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library

This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.

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


Hell, Heaven and Hope. A journey through life and the afterlife with Dante

9:00am to 5:00pm, Palace Green Library, Durham

The exhibition follows the course of Dante’s imaginary journey through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven. The story is told through artworks, manuscripts, memorabilia and other objects on loan from Livio Ambrogio, the world’s greatest Dante private collector, and other collections.

Contact annalisa.cipollone@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


The Hills are High

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

An exhibition by curator/photographer Lauren Barnes, illustrating the everyday lives of South Koreans over the course of a single year.

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


Filth, Fornication, and Four-Letter Words: Obscenity in the French of Medieval Britain

6:00pm to 7:00pm, Elvet Riverside 141

Everyone is welcome to what promises to be an unusually spicy seminar, as part of the series Mothertongues: Gender, Ideology and the Vernacular Languages in Medieval Culture.

Contact n.m.r.cartlidge@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.