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Durham University

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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.

Pilgrimage, Miracle and Art

11th February 2020, 17:45 to 19:00, Town Hall, Durham

IMEMS-CVAC Public Lecture
In this lecture Dr Robert Maniura will explore the relationships between pilgrimage, miracles and the visual arts, focussing on the role of the arts in the generation and maintenance of holy place.

Tickets are free but advance booking is recommended. Please visit the Gala Theatre website ( Tel: 03000 266600).

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