Seminars and Lectures

Beastly Anthropology: working in human-animal worlds – Professor Garry Marvin (Public Lecture, 3 Feb 2015, Durham)

IAS Fellow’s Public Lecture – Beastly Anthropology: working in human-animal worlds – Professor Garry Marvin (University of Roehampton) Tuesday 03 February 2015, 17:30 to 18:30, Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College, Durham University In keeping with the IAS theme of ‘emergence’, in this talk Professor Garry Marvin  will consider the emergence Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

“Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations” David Herman (Public Lecture, Durham, 10 November 2014)

Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations David Herman (Durham) 10 November 2014 Room ER140 at 18.00 for 18.15-20.00 The Emergence of Experience, Lecture Series Institute of Advanced Study University of Durham, 2014-2015 Under its profile as an instrument of mind, narrative helps make the flux of experience intelligible and Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

The Experience of Emergence (2014-15 Lectures at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study)

‘The Experience of Emergence’ Workshops and Podium Discussions at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study Lectures take place in Elvet Riverside, Room ER140 at 18.00 for 18.15-20.00 10 November 2014 David Herman (Durham) Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations 15 December 2014 Graham Harman (Cairo) The flat ontology of Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Light and the Poetics of Ambivalence (Symposium, 23 November, Durham University)

Light and the Poetics of Ambivalence A One-Day Symposium organised by the Romantic Dialogues and Legacies Research Group, English Studies Saturday, 23rd November 2013 Lecture Room 20, Pemberton Lecture Theatre, Palace Green 9:50-10:00: Welcome 10:00-11:15: Victorians Panel Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Organisation of Light – Dr Anna Barton (Sheffield) Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, Tuesday 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm (please note correct date) Room CG60 Department of Chemistry, Lower Mountjoy, Durham University (please note changed location) Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre, Durham Law School, Palatine Centre, Durham University Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the relevance of Homeric epic to his Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Lynn Bothelo: Keeping Time at Bay: old age, medicine, and money in early modern England (IAS Public Lecture, Durham University, 1 May 2013)

Institute of Advanced Study ‘About Time’ Public Lecture Series Professor Lynn Bothelo, Indiana University of Pennsylvania ‘Keeping Time at Bay: old age, medicine, and money in early modern England’ 1 May 2013, 6.15 – 7.15pm Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre, Durham University Abstract: The desire to live forever has Read more…

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