Events from the 01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
The Durham Biophysical Sciences Institute is very pleased to be hosting the new, online Peptoid Symposium Series, organised by an international committee of peptoid researchers. This is a free, online series of bimonthly symposia.
The aim is to sustain and grow the international community interested in peptoids and related research. Symposia will feature keynote talks from the leaders in the field, as well as a mix of shorter invited talks and flash presentations from ECRs.
25 February 2021
The Gulf Studies Center at the College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to invite you to attend the joint online webinar with Durham University and Edinburgh University
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join Alexander Geppert (NYU) at this public seminar as he identifies how the race for space required the development of a new vocabulary.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"Never did I discover a memory in dreaming"
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Via Zoom link
Our monthly lunches give the chance to meet up with colleagues, share new ideas and lay the foundations for new collaborations.
26 February 2021
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
This is an event with a mixture of speakers and films that, together, provide an opportunity to look back over thirty years in the lives of LGBT+ people in Britain. Welcome, introductions, short (15 mins) background and context: changing landscapes from discrimination to equality – Prof Catherine Donovan, Sociology, Durham University
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This paper unpacks the gender, political and material implications of archaeological excavations carried out by Elizabeth Rawdon, Countess of Moira (1731-1808) and Catherine Downes (dates unknown) in 1780s Ireland and England, respectively.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
26 FEBRUARY 2021, 9:00 (MST) / 16:00 (GMT) / 00:00 (SGT)
Road to Paris and Glasgow
By Daniel Bodansky, Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Register here: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_37CS24p1RFqMrGAgsxnjgg
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
China’s Middle East Policy: What Next?
In recent years, China has increased its influence on the global stage, taking a more active position economically in other country’s affairs with long-term strategic interests in mind. As the United States has been withdrawing from a more interventionist position in the Middle East specifically, China looks set to capitalize on new power relations, refashioning its role through bilateral as well as broad-based partnerships.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Online zoom event
01 March 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM