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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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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...

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Updates from the Fellowship: Epiphany 2021

Updates from the Fellowship: Epiphany 2021

We're pleased to share the following news from the IAS alumni community. Professor Stewart Clegg (2010/11 Fellow) Has become emeritus Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. He currently holds a visiting Appointment at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculty of...

Former Fellow publishes new book in materials science and chemistry

Former Fellow publishes new book in materials science and chemistry

Published by Cambridge University Press, Professor Tom Vogt used his IAS Fellowship in early 2018 to focus on this graduate teaching publication with Durham's Professor John Evans (Chemistry), Professor Patrick Woodward from Ohio State University, who also took up a...

IAS Director Nicholas Saul publishes new book with Brill

IAS Director Nicholas Saul publishes new book with Brill

Darwin’s idea has been called the best idea anyone ever had. In Interrogations of Evolutionism in German Literature 1859-2011 Nicholas Saul offers the first representative account of German literary responses to Darwinian evolutionism from Raabe and Jensen via Ernst...

Where are they now? Professor John Dupré

Where are they now? Professor John Dupré

Written by Nicholas Saul Professor John Dupré of Exeter University had a powerful impact on the intellectual life of Durham University in the inaugural year of the IAS, 2006-2007. The 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species was imminent, and John...

The Meta Question

The Meta Question

Written by Veronica Strang One of the key challenges in interdisciplinary research is to define an overarching ‘meta question’ that can unite the more specific questions generated within disciplines to meet common goals. This comes hand-in-hand with a need for a...

Meet the team: New Co-Director Alexander Easton

Meet the team: New Co-Director Alexander Easton

As one door closes, another door opens. With Professor Chris Greenwell’s move to pastures new, the IAS has moved to appoint his successor in the post of Co-Director responsible for the Science Faculty. Professor Alex Easton will take up his post from the start of...

IAS – 2022/23 Call for Project Proposals and Fellowship Nominations

IAS – 2022/23 Call for Project Proposals and Fellowship Nominations

The Institute of Advanced Study aims to support Durham's academic staff in developing ambitious, novel and excellent interdisciplinary research. Its call for projects and Fellowship nominations is now open, and colleagues are warmly invited to submit proposals....

New book publication from Durham Law School Scholar

New book publication from Durham Law School Scholar

Rethinking Peace Mediation (Bristol University Press) edited by Durham’s Dr Catherine Turner (Durham Law School, and Dr Martin Waehlisch offers important insights into peace mediation practice today and the role of third parties in the resolution of armed conflicts.

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