The Ustinov Seminar - Multidisciplinary
Ustinov Seminars are both social and academic gatherings, intended to strengthen the sense of a real postgraduate research community in Durham, and to provide a unique informal opportunity for meeting up and for debate and cross-fertilisation between disciplines. Members of staff and postdocs are very welcome.
10.30am - "Speak up, Speak out": The Lived Experience of Female Firefighters in the UK Fire and Rescue Service (Helen Roberts, Applied Social Sciences)
11am - Recombinational Repair in Bacteriophage Lambda (Iain Wallace, Biological Sciences)
11.30am Coffee break
11.45am - Female Islamic Dress in France: Niqab, Negative Reactions, Identity, Globalisation, Migration and the Colonised Other (Mohammed Iqbal Degia, Government and International Affairs)
12.15pm - Showcasing Undergraduate Research:
1. Consent to Coercion: International Human Rights' Potential Influence on UK Rape Law (Ben Warwick, Law)
2. Chaotic Imaginings in the Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Michael Plygawko, English Studies)
3. Responsible Borrowing: Reform of the Residential Mortgage Market after the Global Financial Crisis (Sean Batterton, Law)
Freshly brewed coffee from 10.15 and lunch available for all participants.
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