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IAS announces a further call for development projects (2022/23)

The IAS remains keen to support research conversations, workshops, and network building which have the potential to develop into major...
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Where are they now?: Professor Tiziana de Rogatis

Where are they now?: Professor Tiziana de Rogatis

Friendship and Scholarship at the IAS (October-December 2017) My experience at the IAS has been foundational from several points of...
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Risks to Youth and Studenthood in Digital Spaces: Commodification, Transitions and Digital Identities

Risks to Youth and Studenthood in Digital Spaces: Commodification, Transitions and Digital Identities

Dr Rille Raaper (Education) and Dr Mariann Hardey (Business School) This project emerged from a number of exciting digital coffee...
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Opportunities in Pollution

Opportunities in Pollution

Dr Kimberley Jamie (Sociology) and Dr Margarita Staykova (Physics) The ‘Opportunities in Pollution’ project is borne out of two previous IAS projects which both ran in the academic year 2019-20 – ‘Material Imagination’ and ‘Antibacterial Clay Therapy’. The ‘Material...

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Updates from the Fellowship: Autumn 2021

Updates from the Fellowship: Autumn 2021

We’re pleased to share the following news from the IAS alumni community. Professor David Sutton (2018/19 Fellow) Has published Bigger Fish to Fry: a theory of cooking as risk, with Greek Example (2021, Berghahn Press). Dr Francesca Fulminante (2017/18 Fellow) Has...

Welcome from the IAS Acting Executive Director

Welcome from the IAS Acting Executive Director

Welcome to the winter 2021 issue of the Institute of Advanced Study’s newsletter, Transformations. There have been many changes since our last newsletter. But the most exciting news is that we are coming to the end of a term of activities which have (for the most...

PGR Contribution on Leading Interdisciplinary Workshop

PGR Contribution on Leading Interdisciplinary Workshop

by Paul Cockburn, Elena Collaro, Chrysi Kyratsou Introduction In October, Durham’s Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), organised the workshop ‘Leading Interdisciplinary Research’ for PhD students across the Northern Bridge consortium. The seminar was framed by talks...

Where are they now? Professor Heather Douglas

Where are they now? Professor Heather Douglas

I felt privileged to be an IAS fellow during the Epiphany term from January through to March 2016. The tripartite connections to college, school and the IAS ensured that we, as fellows, became part of the wider Durham University community for a few months. Professor...

Writer and journalist Lesley Chamberlain publishes new work

Writer and journalist Lesley Chamberlain publishes new work

Former 2013/14 Light Fellow, novelist and historian of Russian and German culture, Lesley Chamberlain has published her latest book Street Life and Morals: German philosophy in Hitler's lifetime (Reaktion Books, London). The project grew out of Lesley's work at the...

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 due to be given in person at St Cuthbert’s Society on Wed 1st December, will now take place online only and live via...

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 plays a major role in the life of the IAS, and we encourage your engagement with our Fellows.  Fellows’ lectures and seminars are scheduled...

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