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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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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....

Catch up on IAS virtual events

Catch up on IAS virtual events

If you missed any of this or last term's virtual lectures or seminars, you can watch all again here.    Our 'Watch again' page has almost 100 talks spanning recent years at the IAS covering a range of diverse topics and disciplinary areas.

Durham IAS in the New Year

Durham IAS in the New Year

Written by Veronica Strang Welcome to the second issue of the Institute of Advanced Study’s newsletter, Transformations. As the New Year of 2021 unfolds, we have all become accustomed to virtual life. Along with many departments and institutes at other Universities,...

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