The Recovery of Beauty – Prof Elizabeth Archibald Public Lecture 14 Nov – Bathing for Beauty in the Middle Ages

As part of the IAS The Recovery of Beauty programme, CMH directors Jane Macnaughton and Corinne Saunders are very pleased to welcome Professor Elizabeth Archibald (Professor of Medieval Literature, University of Bristol and IAS Fellow, University of Durham) who will deliver the fourth lecture: Professor Elizabeth Archibald Bathing for Beauty Read more…

The Recovery of Beauty – Dr Simon Thurley Public Lecture 7 Nov – The Pendulum of Taste, Architecture and the Rise of a State Aesthetic

As part of the IAS The Recovery of Beauty programme, CMH directors Jane Macnaughton and Corinne Saunders are very pleased to welcome Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage, who will deliver the third lecture: Dr Simon Thurley The Pendulum of Taste, Architecture and the Rise of a State Read more…

Marius Romme and Sandra Escher – Accepting and Making Sense of Hearing Voices – Public Lecture Wednesday 19 October

Professor Marius Romme and Dr Sandra Escher Accepting and making sense of hearing voices 19 October 2011, 5.30-6.30pm Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College, Durham University Prof.  Dr. Marius Romme: In this lecture I will explain: the core concept of the new approach towards hearing voices, the outline of its beginning and development, Read more…

The Recovery of Beauty – Prof Sander Gilman Lecture 18 October – ‘Stand up Straight’: Posture, its History and the Meanings attributed to the Upright Body

As part of the IAS The Recovery of Beauty programme, CMH directors Jane Macnaughton and Corinne Saunders are very pleased to welcome Professor Sander Gilman, visiting IAS fellow and distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University who will be delivering the first Read more…

The Recovery of Beauty

During this academic year, CMH Directors Corinne Saunders and Jane Macnaughton are co-ordinating The Recovery of Beauty Lecture Series, a series of events funded by the University’s Institute of Advanced Study.  This project aims to uncover and rediscover the meanings and manifestations of beauty, exploring ways of moving beyond a Read more…