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Research

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 22 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

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


Finola Finn: Dull Hearts and Trembling Souls: Melancholy in Nonconformist Religious Experience, 1640-1700

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

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk, alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk, michael.snape@durham.ac.uk, s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Katrin Leschke: The associated families of isothermic, CMC and constrained Willmore surfaces

1:00pm, CM301

Isothermic surfaces are surfaces which have a conformal
curvature line parametrisation and surfaces of revolution, minimal surfaces and
CMC surfaces are examples. Since the latter two surface classes are given by a
harmonic map, one can introduce a spectral parameter and derive new surfaces
from methods of integrable systems, such as the Darboux transform and the simple factor
dressing. CMC surfaces are isothermic surfaces which are constrained Willmore; we will
discuss how the different associated families are linked.

Contact mark.a.powell@durham.ac.uk, andrew.lobb@durham.ac.uk, wilhelm.klingenberg@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Geothermal of the East African Rift

1:00pm to 2:00pm, ES231, Arthur Holmes Building, Durham University, Helen Robinson, University of Glasgow

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


Structuring Knowledges: Translating Structures/Structuring Translations - Public Lecture 'The Social Factors Determining the Market for Translations of Literary Works'

5:00pm to 6:30pm, ER149, Elvet Riverside, Durham University, Professor Gisèle Sapiro, Centre national de la recherche scientifique; École des hautes études en sciences sociales.

Contact marc.schachter@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Dr Jack Cunningham: Saving Catholic Grosseteste: Fr Philip Perry’s Lost Biography

5:30pm, Ushaw College

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


IAS Fellow's Public Lecture - Stable, Dynamic and Contextual Units of Personality: an integrated perspective

5:30pm to 6:30pm, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre, Mountjoy, Professor Robert Wood (University of New South Wales)

Contact enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.