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Voices: contemporary art and craft from the Middle East and North Africa

An exhibition celebrating the work of emerging contemporary artists and designers from the Middle East and North Africa recently acquired by the Oriental Museum.

29 September 2023 - 12 May 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

  • Exhibitions

Library Book Giveaway: Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month, we will be running a book giveaway in Bill Bryson Library.

02 October 2023 - 31 October 2023

9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Bill Bryson Library

  • Support services
  • Library and Collections
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Gods and Things: Religious Objects in Museums

A Friends of the Oriental Museum lecture by Crispin Paine MA FMA FSA, Visiting Fellow, Open University

25 October 2023

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Elvet Hill House 009

  • Lecture
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Ancient Egypt Crocodile Study Day

A North East Ancient Egypt Society and Friends of the Oriental Museum joint study day.

28 October 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Elvet Hill House 009, adjacent to the Oriental Museum

  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
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Diwali - as I know it

A Friends of the Oriental Museum event with speaker Ms Tanju Sen, Volunteer, Oriental Museum

08 November 2023

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Elvet Hill House 009

  • Lecture
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Archives and Special Collections Experience Day

Interested in becoming an Archivist or Rare Books Curator? The Archives and Special Collections team at Palace Green Library will be running an Experience Day for Durham University students (undergraduate or postgraduate students) who are interested in potentially pursuing a career as Archivists or Rare Books Librarians. 

09 November 2023

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN

  • Workshop
  • Library and Collections
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Academic Skills: Introduction to effective search strategies

Creating an effective literature search requires thought and planning. This session will help you to consider the best ways to find resources for your topic and look at how to construct an effective search and why it is important to be able to do so.

25 January 2024

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Elvet Room, Bill Bryson Library

  • Support services
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Library and Collections
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Academic Skills: Reading and evaluating sources critically

This session will show you how to critically evaluate sources and how to synthesise the ideas of others into your own writing, whilst accounting for your own subjective bias.

26 January 2024

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Elvet Room, Bill Bryson Library

  • Support services
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Library and Collections
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Academic Skills: Critical Reading and Argumentation

Critical thinking is an essential skill for your studies – but how do you do this effectively when reading? Find out how in this bite-sized academic skills session.

26 January 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online

  • Support services
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Library and Collections
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Library Book Giveaway: LGBT+ History Month

Our book giveaway has returned for LGBT+ History Month!

01 February 2024 - 29 February 2024

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Bill Bryson Library/Level 2 of the Teaching and Learning Centre

  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Support services
  • Library and Collections