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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.


Structuring Knowledges: Asking favours in medieval Eqypt: informal requests and petitions in papyrus letters - Seminar

26th October 2017, 16:15 to 17:30, Seminar Room 2, Department of History, 43 North Bailey, Professor Petra Sijpesteijn (University of Leiden)

This seminar is one in a series entitled "Restructuring Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (AD c.300 - c.800)", a research programme organised jointly between the Departments of History, Archaeology and Classics, supported by the Institute of Advanced Study. Students as well as staff are welcome, but places are limited. In conjunction with these seminars, the speakers will offer a series of workshops for postgraduates.

For more information and to register, contact Helen Foxhall Forbes (

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