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The IAS’s second term of 2021/22 visiting Fellows arrive in Durham

The IAS’s second term of 2021/22 visiting Fellows arrive in Durham

The Institute's second cohort of visiting Fellows has begun to arrive in Durham. This term we welcome a number of...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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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.

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