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Beauty and Diplomacy: the Malcolm MacDonald Collections

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

An exhibition celebrating the diplomat Malcolm MacDonald’s friendships with world leaders, master craftsmen, antique dealers and even Borneo head-hunters. The collections resulting from these friendships are now housed at the Oriental Museum and include beautiful objects from across Southeast Asia and his collection of Chinese ceramics spanning four thousand years of history.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Resilience within the Rubble

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

Reconstructing the Kasthamandap and its past after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Structure Workshop: Thinking ecologically about policy and structure

1:00pm to 5:00pm, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University

Thinking ecologically about policy and structure (IAS Theme 2017/18: Structure)

Organised by Nancy Cartwright, Durham and Hakan Seckinelgin, LSE and funded by K4U (ERC project) and Durham's IAS

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


Durham Castle Tours

3:15pm to 4:15pm, Durham Castle

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Contact castle.tours@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Creativity and Collaboration: The Case of The Mysterious Mother

6:15pm to 6:15pm, Elvet Riverside 141
Tercentenary Lectures: Horace Walpole and His Legacies
With its themes of incest and horror, Horace Walpole's gothic drama was certainly compelling. Explore more in this free public lecture from our Walpole and His Legacies series. Join the conversation via #WalpoleLegacies.

Contact stina.maynard@durham.ac.uk for information re the listing for more information about this event.



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