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Introduction to International Boundaries: Definition, Delimitation and Dispute Resolution

01 January 2021 - 31 December 2025

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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.

  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences

'There was light': Amunhotep III and his Dazzling Age

01 October 2022 - 21 May 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

The ancient Egyptian king Amunhotep III was the grandfather of the famous boy king Tutankhamun.

  • Exhibitions
  • Everyone

Guardians of the Silk Road's Heritage: Women of the mountains of Central Asia

01 October 2022 - 21 May 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

This exhibition showcases the work of the professional artists and craftswomen who do so much to preserve and transfer traditional knowledge and skills, adapting them for new audiences and popularising Central Asian folk art. Alongside photographs of the women practicing a variety of traditional craft techniques will be examples of their textile work.

  • Exhibitions
  • Everyone

Subject Taster Lectures

01 November 2022 - 23 January 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for one of our Subject Taster Lectures, where a member of our teaching staff will give you a taste of studying at Durham.

  • Open days & visits

Photographing Tutankhamun

09 December 2022 - 24 June 2023

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Art Gallery

This exhibition explores how photography turned Tutankhamun into a global sensation. It shows the most famous photographic images in archaeology, from the most famous of archaeological finds: the tomb of Tutankhamun. Marking the 100th anniversary of the tomb’s discovery in November 1922, this exhibition created by Durham University academic, Prof Christina Riggs, examines the striking images created by photographer Harry Burton during the decade-long excavation.

  • Exhibitions
  • Everyone

What’s on across our venues

Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Historic Libraries at Palace Green, Oriental Museum, Museum of Archaeology and our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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