Events from the 11 October 2021 - 17 October 2021
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
Celebrating the life and work of anti apartheid campaigner, Ruth First; reporting initial findings from the Ruth First in the North project; exploring broader issues faced by activist researchers.
11 October 2021
Williams Library, St Chad’s College (18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH, UK)
Ideas for Positive Change is a new series of short talks, presented by Durham University academics, exploring how we might build a more positive future.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Online via the Durham Book Festival website
Representing Memory Project Seminar by Dr James Ainge
12 October 2021
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
IAS Seminar Room, Cosins Hall.
Edward Goodger, 'From Convergence to Corbyn: Explaining Support for the UK's Radical Left'
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Music Research Forum welcomes Dr Emily Worthing, University of Huddersfield (Image credit: Tom Bowles).
Please register for the event using the link to receive the Zoom joining information.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
By Katie Bugyis (University of Notre Dame).
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
13 October 2021
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The positive correlation between soil health and underground biodiversity is relatively well understood and Diana Wall is a leading world expert in this area. However, the links between soil health with above ground biodiversity are less well understood. We will discuss these issues and consider the apparent disconnect between achieving net zero targets by building up carbon in soils and the effect this might have on biodiversity above and below ground.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Fiona Benson, Durham Book Festival Laureate, reads and talks about "The Poems that Made Me"...
14 October 2021
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Department of Classics and Ancient History Research Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Professor Tom Mole launches the paperback of his book The Secret Life of Books with a talk and signing.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Waterstones Durham University Bookshop
15 October 2021
5:00 AM - 6:15 PM
BSI Annual Town Hall Meeting 2021-2022, Friday 15 October 12-1 pm (Zoom)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Durham Book Festival event. Join poet Kayo Chingonyi and philosopher Clare Mac Cumhail for an exploration of Chingonyi’s new highly acclaimed collection A Blood Condition and of the philosophy of the late and brilliant Newcastle philosopher and environmentalist Mary Midgley as part of Notes from a Biscuit Tin.
17 October 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Metaphysics Reading Group (term time only)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM