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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 at various locations across the University. Lectures in the Castle Public Lecture Series take place within the Great Hall of historic Durham Castle, while the 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.

Thursday 22 August 2019

4th International Conference on Digital Pathology

9:00am to 6:05pm, Hilton Zurich Airport,Hohenbühlstrasse 10, 8152 Opfikon, Zurich, Switzerland

Digital Pathology 2019 will be the world's best and the first platform for all the Doctors, Cytopathologists,Pathologists, Students and Clinical research organizations to gather on a single platform and present their work, encourage and explore the best referred cases to infer and strategize novel methodologies in treatment and therapy.The main theme of the conference Digital Pathology 2019 is" Digital Pathology Image Analysis: Advancement,Opportunities and Challenges for 21st Century".

Contact markscaroline@yandex.com for more information about this event.


Friday 23 August 2019

4th International Conference on Digital Pathology

9:00am to 6:05pm, Hilton Zurich Airport,Hohenbühlstrasse 10, 8152 Opfikon, Zurich, Switzerland

Digital Pathology 2019 will be the world's best and the first platform for all the Doctors, Cytopathologists,Pathologists, Students and Clinical research organizations to gather on a single platform and present their work, encourage and explore the best referred cases to infer and strategize novel methodologies in treatment and therapy.The main theme of the conference Digital Pathology 2019 is" Digital Pathology Image Analysis: Advancement,Opportunities and Challenges for 21st Century".

Contact markscaroline@yandex.com for more information about this event.


Tuesday 27 August 2019

Creative Writing Workshop at Crook Hall & Gardens: Writing Realistic Characters

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Crook Hall & Gardens, Durham

For complete beginners to wannabe writers who’ve already penned their own pieces, this workshop with writer Florianne Humphrey will help you learn new writing skills, share ideas, meet like-minded people, and fully appreciate the importance of creating realistic characters.

Contact flo.humphrey@hotmail.com for more information about this event.


Wednesday 4 September 2019

'Lethe in Moyola': The Classical Underworld as a Memoryscape

5:30pm to 6:30pm, Alington House

Travel down to the Greek underworld in the third Late Summer Lecture from the Department of English Studies. Madeleine Scherer will guide you through the significance of this place in classical tradition and later literary reimaginations. Free and open to all, from students and schools to members of the public. Reserve your free ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/read-research-english-at-durham-17315244160

Contact latesummerlectures@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Wednesday 11 September 2019

Future Memory and Circular Time in Dickens' 'The Signal-Man'

5:30pm to 6:30pm, Alington House

Charles Dickens' short story 'The Signal-Man' is hauntingly terrifying and intellectually complex. Claire Ashworth explains how Dickens' vision of time predicts the psychology of Freud, in the fourth Late Summer Lecture from the Department of English Studies. Free and open to all, from students and schools to members of the public. Reserve your free ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/read-research-english-at-durham-17315244160

Contact latesummerlectures@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Tuesday 17 September 2019

‘From Rebellion to Reconciliation: Anglican-Catholic Relations from 1569 to the Present – Regional, National, and International Perspectives’

1:00pm to 2:00pm, St Chad's College (17 & 19 Sept) & Ushaw College (18 Sept)

A three-day, multi-disciplinary international conference to consider and review all aspects of Anglican-Catholic relations in the four and a half centuries since 1569, and the direction of this relationship in the twenty-first century.

For further details, including a draft programme, and to book please visit the Centre for Catholic Studies website or Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies.

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


Wednesday 18 September 2019

‘From Rebellion to Reconciliation: Anglican-Catholic Relations from 1569 to the Present – Regional, National, and International Perspectives’

1:00pm to 2:00pm, St Chad's College (17 & 19 Sept) & Ushaw College (18 Sept)

A three-day, multi-disciplinary international conference to consider and review all aspects of Anglican-Catholic relations in the four and a half centuries since 1569, and the direction of this relationship in the twenty-first century.

For further details, including a draft programme, and to book please visit the Centre for Catholic Studies website or Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies.

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


Wrong Paths: A Short History of Choose-Your-Own Adventure

5:30pm to 6:30pm, Alington House

If you enjoyed the recent Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, you're sure to be interested in this Late Summer Lecture from the Department of English Studies. George Cox takes us back through the history of adventure stories in which readers and viewers get to choose what happens next. Free and open to all, from members of the public to schools to academics. Reserve your free ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/read-research-english-at-durham-17315244160

Contact latesummerlectures@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Thursday 19 September 2019

‘From Rebellion to Reconciliation: Anglican-Catholic Relations from 1569 to the Present – Regional, National, and International Perspectives’

1:00pm to 2:00pm, St Chad's College (17 & 19 Sept) & Ushaw College (18 Sept)

A three-day, multi-disciplinary international conference to consider and review all aspects of Anglican-Catholic relations in the four and a half centuries since 1569, and the direction of this relationship in the twenty-first century.

For further details, including a draft programme, and to book please visit the Centre for Catholic Studies website or Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies.

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


Saturday 5 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Sunday 6 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Monday 7 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Tuesday 8 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Wednesday 9 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Thursday 10 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Friday 11 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Saturday 12 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Sunday 13 October 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Various venues in Durham City

The dates for this year's Durham Book Festival have been set as the Festival retuirns to Durham for the 28th year.
Full programme to be be announced...... keep watching!


Monday 25 November 2019

13th International Conference on Genomics & Pharmacogenomics

10:00am to 6:00pm, Madrid, Spain

To explore your research work and to gain knowledge from experts.

Contact genome@eventsupporting.org for more information about this event.


Tuesday 26 November 2019

13th International Conference on Genomics & Pharmacogenomics

10:00am to 6:00pm, Madrid, Spain

To explore your research work and to gain knowledge from experts.

Contact genome@eventsupporting.org for more information about this event.