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Durham University

What's On

Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Conferences

At Durham University you'll find an extensive programme of public lectures and seminars. With an impressive line up of experts and renowned academics speaking on a myriad of topics, the aim is to share knowledge and encourage debate. Lectures on thought provoking subjects as diverse as history and astro-physics are aimed at a general audience and delivered online. T

he Institute of Advanced Study hosts a year round programme of inter-disciplinary lectures. Our Museums offer public lectures to accompany exhibitions and events and our Colleges celebrate that they are scholary communities with series' such as Cafe Politique, Cafe Scientifique and Cafe des Arts.

Public lectures are free of charge and open to all.

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Research Seminar: Ethical Freshers: some unexpected consequences of Covid-19 and the 2020 A-Level fiasco

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Zoom seminar

A Zoom research seminar presented by Dr Martin Myers from Nottingham University. Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for Zoom joining instructions.
Hosted by the Higher and Further Education Thematic Research & Scholarship cluster

Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


IAS Public Lecture - Who should pay for interdependent risk? Policy implications for security interdependence among airports

5:00pm to 6:00pm, The Lecture will take place on Zoom.

Public Lecture by Prof. Fabio Massacci, University of Trento

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


Wednesday 27 January 2021

Research Seminar: Teachers' Emotional Experiences, Power, and Interpretation in the Context of Education Reform

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Zoom seminar

A Zoom virtual research seminar presented by Dr Kwok Kuen Tsang from Beijing Normal University. Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for details about how to take part.

Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 1 February 2021

IAS Fellows' Seminar - Culture, Communities & Land Reform

5:00pm to 6:00pm, The Seminar will take place on Zoom.

IAS Seminar by Dr Chris Dalglish, Inherit: the Institute for Heritage & Sustainable Human Development.

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


Monday 8 February 2021

IAS Fellows' Seminar - Sydney’s drinking water catchment: a broken lawscape of water and coal

8:00am to 9:00am, The Seminar will take place on Zoom. https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsdeurpzkpE9UqkGfxRTmuNOfvwKseuavB%20

IAS Seminar by Dr Nicole Graham, University of Sydney.

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


Wednesday 10 February 2021

Research Seminar: Using Personal Networks to Understand Teacher and School Capacity to Use Research: Findings from a National Study of U.S. Schools

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Zoom research seminar

A Zoom research seminar presented by Dr Elizabeth Farley Ripple from Nottingham University.

Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 22 February 2021

IAS Fellow's Seminar - Nomads in Paradise: Berber and Bedouin Al-Andalus

5:00pm to 6:00pm, The Seminar will take place on Zoom.

IAS Fellow's Seminar by Dr Sandra Scham, The Catholic University of America.

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


Wednesday 24 February 2021

Research Seminar: Gendered catchment areas for higher education choice in Haryana, India

1:00pm to 2:55pm, Zoom research seminar

A Zoom research seminar presented by
Dr Emily Henderson, Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, University of Warwick
Dr Nidhi S. Sabharwal, Associate Professor, Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education, National Institute for Educational Administration and Planning, India and
Anjali Thomas, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Education Studies, University of Warwick, UK
Contact ed.research@durham.co.uk for details about how to attend via Zoom.

Contact ed.research@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.