Latest Past Events

“Six Inches of Soil” Film Screening

Concert Room, Department of Music, Durham University, Palace Green, DH1 3RL

Six Inches of Soil (2024) follows the inspiring story of British farmers standing up against the industrial food system and transforming the way they produce food - to heal the soil, benefit our health and provide for local communities. The film follows the highs and lows of three new farmers on their regenerative journey: Anna […]


“If your bībī is from Hindūstān”: Geography as a Marker of Sexual Behaviour in North India – Seminar

Elvet Riverside II, Room 207, New Elvet, Durham, DH1 3JT

Durham's South Asia Group ‘Pedagogies of Dispossession’ Network invites you to '"If your bībī is from Hindūstān": Geography as a Marker of Sexual Behaviour in North India Seminar with speaker, Dr Sonia Wigh (Cambridge). What do  Vātsyāyana's Kāmasūtra (2nd-3rd c. CE) and a 19th century masnawi titled Dilifrūz ('The Heart-Kindler') have in common?  Both include detailed sections categorizing women […]


Understanding Displacement in Ukraine: Interdisciplinary Perspectives – International Workshop

Institute of Advanced Study, Cosin's Hall, Seminar Room Palace Green, Durham

This International Workshop starts from the assumption that to draw meaningful recommendations for managing displacement caused by war, such as in the case of contemporary Ukraine, it is necessary to examine regional historical roots and processes that led to it, as well as to draw on other examples of displacement, historical as well as contemporary, […]