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New article by Dr Kevin Waite

News article for Slate written by Dr Kevin Waite following the Capitol riots.
Inside of National Statuary Hall of the US Capitol Building

Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2021-22

Hatfield College Lioness Scholarship applications now open.
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New short article for Leverhulme Trust

Giles Gasper and Nader El-Bizri's research programme will transcend traditional boundaries of scholarship in the humanities by deepening the interconnections with the exact sciences and the arts, while considering their intercultural adaptive transmissions through the history of ideas
Engraving from the title page of Opticae Thesaurus, a latin edition of Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics. Among other things it shows how Archimedes allegedly set Roman ships on fire with parabolic mirrors during the Siege of Syracuse.

New Publication

New Publication by Professor Philip Williamson and Dr Natalie Mears.
A close up shot of an open historic text

Durham Historians in Past and Present

Two articles by Durham historians have just been published in Past and Present.
Black and white exterior of the Department of History