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Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


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Events for 16 November 2017

Caitriona McCartney: British Sunday Schools in the Era of the First World War, 1900-1939

11:00am, Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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The Continental Philosophy Reading Group: A Thousand Plateaus

1:00pm, TBC

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Selim Ghazouani: Cascades in the dynamics of affine interval exchange transformations

1:00pm, CM301

I will present a 1-parameter family of affine interval exchange transformations (AIETs) that display various dynamical behaviours. We will see that a fruitful viewpoint from which to study such a family is to associate to it what we call a dilation surface, which should be thought of as the analogue of a translation surface in this setting.

The study of this example is a good motivation for several conjectures on the dynamics of AIETs that we will try to explain.

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