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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Watch as Rob Barton, IAS Director of Social Sciences, interviews IAS Fellow Wilson Poon about his work with the Material Imagination project.
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.
The Lambton Worm and First Australians: Tom Murray at the IAS
In this piece, 2017 Structure Fellow Tom Murray considers how his Fellowship study of the Lambton Worm ties in with his interest in narratives of ‘otherness’ and his recent film ‘The Skin of Others’.
From the lighthouse: Interdisciplinary reflections on light
A reflective piece on the 2018 IAS publication ‘From the Lighthouse: interdisciplinary reflections on light’ by Veronica Strang.