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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 8 February 2018

'Hell, Heaven and Hope. A journey through life and the afterlife with Dante', Exhibition curated by Dr Annalisa Cipollone

9:00am to 11:55pm, Palace Green Library, Durham University

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Sethina Watson: Medieval Hospitals and Canon Law: the Problem of Charities for a Church in the world

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

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Katie Spalding: The Conway topograph and continued fractions

1:00pm, CM221

I will explain how the topographical representation of binary quadratic forms introduced by Conway is related to some classical results and geometric constructions in number theory.
The talk is based on joint work with A.P. Veselov.

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Structuring Knowledges: Rethinking empire in the middle ages: the view from Byzantine and Islamic North Africa - Seminar

4:15pm to 5:30pm, Seminar Room 2, Department of History, 43 North Bailey, Dr Corisande Fenwick (University College, London)

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Restructuring Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Dr Corisande Fenwick (UCL)

4:15pm to 5:30pm, History Department (43 North Bailey), Seminar Room 2, Dr Corisande Fenwick (University College London)

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The Future of the University Public Lecture Series - A University Education

8:00pm to 9:00pm, Great Hall, University College, The Rt. Hon. the Lord David Willetts

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