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Mediation for the Twenty First Century: connecting the local and the global

Written by Catherine Turner In a world where globalisation and nationalism glare suspiciously at each other across a seeming void, and conflict resolution walks a thin tightrope between dialogue and violence, effective mediation has become ever more necessary. But is...

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.

Interview with Prof. Wilson Poon

Interview with Prof. Wilson Poon

Watch as Rob Barton, IAS Director of Social Sciences, interviews IAS Fellow Wilson Poon about his work with the Material Imagination project.

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Material Imagination

Material Imagination

Project lead, Margarita Staykova, reflects on the exciting potential of living materials, and how the very processes of life – emergence, adaptation, resilience and death – can be used to develop new materials.

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