Events from the 02 February 2022
This online training course provides a simple, contextual overview of international boundaries and the practical measures that can be taken to resolve international boundary disputes. Through a series of short online lectures and a final practical exercise, the course explores the relevance of borders and looks at land and maritime boundary disputes, before covering methods available for dispute resolution.
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
An exhibition, created in partnership with the National Museum of Japanese History, exploring how images of famous tales of samurai, travellers and heroes during the 18th and 19th centuries in Japan inspired art created during the real life conflicts at the end of the 19th century and early 20th century.
28 January 2022 - 15 May 2022
Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
From 30 January to 6 February, over 100 students from Durham Student Theatre are bringing the 48th annual Drama Festival to life, with a packed Programme of eight brand new plays being performed across the city.
Enjoy an evening at the theatre in one of three fantastic venues, The Assembly Rooms Theatre in the heart of Durham, The Mark Hillery Arts Centre at Collingwood College and our newest venue, The Hub at Mount Oswald.
30 January 2022 - 06 February 2022
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Durham Drama Festival shows will be performed at these venues:
- The Assembly Rooms Theatre, Durham
- Mark Hillery Arts Centre, Collingwood College
- The Hub, Mount Oswald
02 February 2022
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This (face to face, as well as Zoom!) workshop will describe some methods for interrogating large, open databases, followed by a description of a current project mining theses deposited at the British Library for their intellectual content. Groupwork will focus on identifying key activities, building on ideas generated in Workshop I.
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
IAS Seminar Room, Cosin's Hall.
Body weight and shape ideals are highly variable across time periods and across cultures, and laboratory research shows that our preferences are flexible. Visual media – both traditional and new social media forms – exert particular influence on conceptions of body attractiveness.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online - Zoom Participants wishing to ask questions can do so via zoom chat.
Topic: Human-Al Coexistence: Perils and Solutions from Field Experiments.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Departmental Research Seminar for students and staff
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Zoom Only (to be confirmed via email in advance)
The next CAS Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday 2 February at 4pm.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Scholars have identified Esencia de verbena, a short film depicting Madrid’s summer fairs (verbenas) by Ernesto Giménez Caballero, as a Surrealist-inflected film. The film’s fast-paced cuts, inventive perspectives, and innovative montages demonstrate the director’s engagement with the international avant-garde, and more specifically, Surrealism.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A online celebratory launch of this book by Dr Joshua Mobley, based on Josh's doctoral work completed at the CCS
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
University College Durham is excited to announce the return of Durham Castle Lectures! We are delighted to welcome Dr Barbara Boehm from the Met Cloisters museum, New York, to give the Epiphany Term 2022 Durham Castle Lecture on Wednesday 2 February at 7pm. The lecture will be a hybrid event, with an in person audience and a high-quality livestream with the chance for both audiences to engage in discussion after the Lecture.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Great Hall, Durham Castle and Online