Events from the 25 October 2021 - 31 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 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
IAS Seminar by Prof Alan J. Daly, University of California San Diego.
25 October 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
IAS Seminar Room, Cosins Hall, Palace Green
Representing Memory Project Seminar by Dr Aidan Horner
26 October 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Black History Now!
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Join Dr Ruben Verwaal to explore the oldest acoustic hearing aids in Wellcome Collection: the ear trumpet.
Online via the Wellcome Collection
Sharing Approaches Across Disciplines
27 October 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online Teams Event
Online mixer to introduce those working across biomathematics and biocomputing.
Eidos PG Seminars
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PO004 or online (this will be confirmed in the circulated email each week)
Social scientists Anna Krzywoszynska and Lena Dominelli will join physical scientists Wendy Stone and Karen Johnson and Sustainability educationalist Joanne Appleby from OASES to look at how to build terrariums. Terrariums are very fashionable at the moment but can also be used by scientists to study global biogeochemical cycles such as the carbon cycle. Effectively we can study soil’s circular economy in a jar.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Departmental Research Seminar for students and staff
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
PO005 or online via Zoom (to be confirmed via email in advance)
This year’s prestigious Annual Higginson Lecture will take place on Wednesday 27th October 2021. The speaker is Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Julia King DBE FREng FRS. The title is Net Zero – why is it so important and how do we get there?
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Kingsley Barratt room, Calman Learning Centre
Durham University Science Site, Lower Mountjoy
(Refreshments available from 17:30)
The lecture will also be live streamed.
In this talk, I will reflect on the perils and opportunities of diversity classifications and discuss why the time has come to rethink the study of diverse populations in behavioural science.
28 October 2021
The Centre for Culture and Ecology Reading Group is a student-led group aimed to discuss canonical and contemporary work in the field of Environmental Humanities. It welcomes researchers working on or simply interested in environmental issues from a range of perspectives, including English Studies, Modern Languages and Cultures, Geography, Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Classics, and more.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hear from current students about their experiences.
Online via Zoom
All talks are free and open to the public.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hybrid Event - Elvet Riverside 153 & Zoom
Department of Classics and Ancient History Research Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021
This talk is part of the series “Portrayals of 'Intellectuals' in the Ancient World”
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
IAS Public Lecture by Professor John Sutton, Macquarie University.
Hatfield Chapel, Hatfield College
Our online Lunchtime Seminars feature a different area of interdisciplinary biosciences research each month. The sessions are short and sweet, typically lasting an hour and comprise a seminar or series of short talks with time given over to discussion. They are a great place to meet colleagues, make new connections, share ideas and start research conversations.
29 October 2021
Via Zoom (link on registration)
Metaphysics Reading Group (term time only)
31 October 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM