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Conferences

Monday 22 June 2015

Centre for Humanities Innovation Durham workshop: The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future.

9:00am to 6:15pm, IAS Seminar Room & Meeting Room
Creativity in scholarship and research; and to encourage the creation of new ideas, concepts, mental schemes, and other products of intellectual imagination. At this workshop we will explore the IAS 2014/15 theme, ‘Emergence’, as applied to the emergence of new ideas, approaches and disciplinary trends in the humanities. Each speaker will be allowed 30 minutes for her or his presentation followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

Contact humanities.innovation@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Sunday 28 June 2015

International Conference: Human Migration and the Environment: Futures, Politics, Invention

Durham University

Human migration and the environment are two of the most pressing issues of our times. But what is at stake when these two phenomena are articulated as a singular relation? By asking this and many other questions, this conference provides a multidisciplinary forum for scholars, policymakers, practitioners and artists to chart out the next generation of research on human migration and the environment.

Contact w.a.baldwin@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Coherence Conference 2015

10:00am to 4:00pm, Calman Learning Centre, Science Site, Durham University

28 June - 3 July
The Coherence iCoRD conference will be hosted by the University of Durham in 2015, featuring the latest developments in the field of many-body and Rydberg physics. Aiming to bring together both theorists and experimentalists, this conference will review the current state of the art, and examine where the field is likely to go in future.

Contact icord.conference@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 30 June 2015

Conference: Princes of the Church and their Palaces

Bishop Auckland Town Hall and Auckland Castle

30 June - 4 July
An international conference and series of public lectures exploring bishops' and popes' palaces across Britain and Europe, with a particular focus on Auckland Castle.
Students are invited to apply for the opportunity to attend a special discounted lecture package at the conference.

Contact conferences@aucklandcastle.org for more information about this event.


Wednesday 1 July 2015

Early Modern Catholics in the British Isles and Europe: Integration or Separation?

10:00am to 4:00pm, Ushaw College, Durham University

1 - 3 July
The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to explore the degree to which Catholics in the British Isles were integrated or separated from institutions, people and movements in Europe.


Thursday 2 July 2015

Still Telling Sexual Stories: The CSGS Summer School 2015

St Aidan's College, Durham University

This two-day event is a place for postgraduate and early career researchers to develop their methodological expertise and present their own research on gender and sexuality among leading international scholars.


Friday 3 July 2015

Romantic Orients Conference

9:00am to 5:30pm, Van Mildert College, Durham University

This one-day conference will explore perceptions of Asia during the Romantic period, with focus on literature and its interdisciplinary dialogues, and the possibility of theorising Orientalist modes of the time.

Contact chris.murray@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 8 July 2015

Delivering Excellence : Working therapeutically in the Criminal Justice system

10:00am to 4:00pm, Durham University

Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 July
The 8th Annual Conference of the Counselling in Prisons network is a two day international conference, with workshops looking at contemporary issues for therapists working in the CJs such as trauma, bereavement and personality disorder.


Friday 10 July 2015

Ustinov Annual Conference: What makes interdisciplinarity work? Crossing

Ustinov College, Durham University

Friday 10 & Saturday 11 July
Ustinov College presents its inaugural Annual Conference, which will also mark the 50th anniversary of its establishment as a graduate society.
The conference will bring together research students and established practitioners to share knowledge and insights on interdisciplinary projects. Not only will we seek to grapple with different interpretations of interdisciplinary, but also particular significance will be given to the processes, challenges and successes of interdisciplinary research in practice as we invite participants to share their experiences of crossing academic boundaries.

Contact ustinov.conference@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.