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Professor Alan J. Daly lecture on 1st December moves online only

Professor Alan J. Daly lecture on 1st December moves online only

Professor Alan Daly's IAS public lecture, 'Better Together: creating and nurturing social networks for leveraging educational change',  which had been...
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IAS – 2023/24 Call for Small and Major Projects, Fellowship Nominations, and Research Development Proposals

IAS – 2023/24 Call for Small and Major Projects, Fellowship Nominations, and Research Development Proposals

The Institute of Advanced Study is an incubator of novel, ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research. Its call for 2023/24 projects (Small and...
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IAS welcomes its 2021/22 Michaelmas Fellows and the start of projects

IAS welcomes its 2021/22 Michaelmas Fellows and the start of projects

The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to welcome its first cohort of 2021/22 Fellows  to Durham. The IAS Fellowship...
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Where are they now? Professor Monica Grady

Where are they now? Professor Monica Grady

Written by Monica Grady I was privileged to have a Visiting Fellowship at the IAS in Epiphany Term 2010. It was a little different from other Fellowships, as it was a joint appointment with my husband, Ian Wright both invited by Professor Martin Ward, then Director of...

Meet the team: New Co-Director Patrick Zuk

Meet the team: New Co-Director Patrick Zuk

Professor Patrick Zuk joins the IAS as Director, Arts & Humanities, on 1 October 2021. Based in the Department of Music, Professor Zuk joined Durham University in 2006. A cultural historian specialising in the study of music in Eastern Europe and Great Britain and...

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Meet the team: New Co-Director Nayanika Mookherjee

Meet the team: New Co-Director Nayanika Mookherjee

Professor Nayanika Mookherjee BA (Hons), MA, Ph.D. (SOAS), FRSA joins the IAS as a Co-Director for the Faculty of Social Science and Health from 1st January 2022. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Politics from Presidency College (Calcutta...

Internationally respected legal scholar publishes new book

Internationally respected legal scholar publishes new book

During her 2015/16 Fellowship at the IAS, Professor Heather Douglas (University of Melbourne) was still conducting some of these interviews which form the basis for her book, and her IAS seminar paper was an early version of one of the chapters. In Women, Intimate...

Masculinities and Martial Sports: East, West and Global South

Masculinities and Martial Sports: East, West and Global South

Professors Lynda Boothroyd (Psychology) and Kay Schiller (History) discuss the origin and progress of their IAS project of 2018:  How the research project was born: At the beginning there was an informal conversation between men about masculinity and sports. This...

Durham IAS

Durham IAS

Welcome to the summer 2021 issue of the Institute of Advanced Study’s newsletter, Transformations which, after the long winter of Covid, emerges waving tentative shoots of regeneration. Although there are some remaining uncertainties about travel, we hope that by...

Updates from the Fellowship: Easter/Summer 2021

Updates from the Fellowship: Easter/Summer 2021

We’re pleased to share the following news from the IAS alumni community.   Professor Donald Dingwell (2020/21 Fellow) Has been elected as a Full Member of the Royal Society. See https://royalsociety.org/people/donald-dingwell-35021/ Professor Heather Douglas...

Covid, Contagion and Resilience

Covid, Contagion and Resilience

Written by Gerald Moore We know that Covid-19 is a ‘syndemic’ over and above a pandemic, a contagion whose virality is a product of social circumstance just as much as biology.((Richard Horton, ‘Offline: COVID-19 is not a pandemic’, The Lancet, September 26, 2020....

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