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Research

What's happening?

Durham University offers an exciting year-round calendar of lectures, seminars and exhibitions. Events are open to the public, so take the opportunity to engage with current debates, explore some of our beautiful buildings and grounds, expand your knowledge or learn more about our cultural artefacts.

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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.


Ushaw Lecture: 'Saving Catholic Grosseteste: Fr Philip Perry's Lost Biography'

5:30pm to 7:15pm, Ushaw College

Dr Jack Cunningham (Bishop Grosseteste University) will give this lecture as part of the Ushaw Lecture Series.

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


IAS Fellows' Public Lecture - Stable, Dynamic and Contextual Units of Personality: an integrated perspective (Professor Robert Wood, University of New South Wales)

5:30pm to 6:30pm, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre

IAS Fellows' Public Lecture

Stable, Dynamic and Contextual Units of Personality: an integrated perspective - Professor Robert Wood, University of New South Wales.

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