Mind the Gap: workshop

Virtual Event only. Attendees can watch live presentations in the IAS, Cosin's Hall, Palace Green

The Mind the Gap visiting IAS Fellows will be presenting on schools and inequality, on networks of social capital and on research-informed teaching, followed by a Q&A. Details of the project and its Fellows can be found at https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/advanced-study/projects/current-projects/mind-the-gap/ This event will be presented online only. Zoom details are noted below: Topic: Mind the Gap  - December […]

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Statistical Literacy and Science Communication: Interdisciplinary Workshop

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

The purpose of the workshops is to explore and build research ideas at the intersections of scientific and statistical evidence, media reporting, and their influence on public policies and behaviour. We bring together academics from Durham University, across multiple disciplines to discuss these issues, create networks and generate proposals for future research.   Workshop 1: […]

Statistical Literacy and Science Communication: Interdisciplinary Workshop

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

The purpose of the workshops is to explore and build research ideas at the intersections of scientific and statistical evidence, media reporting, and their influence on public policies and behaviour. We bring together academics from Durham University, across multiple disciplines to discuss these issues, create networks and generate proposals for future research.   Workshop 2: […]

Thinking through photographs: A roundtable with Professor Elizabeth Edwards FBA

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

Organized by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture (CVAC) and the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS), Durham University  In her most recent book Photographs and the Practice of History: A Short Primer (Bloomsbury 2022), renowned historian and visual anthropologist Elizabeth Edwards asks, ‘What is it to write history or indeed be involved with wider […]

IAS Project Workshop – Conversations on Machine Learning and Conceptual Change: Recognition

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

This fireside chat will focus on the theme of “recognition”, and feature contributions from Prof Louise Amoore (Geography) and Dr Stuart Reeves (Computer Science, Nottingham University). It will be facilitated by Dr Alex Campolo (Geography) and Dr Eamonn Bell (Computer Science). As machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are deployed across the worlds of […]

IAS Project Workshop – Exploring the Absence/Presence of Durham’s Black History – Workshop 1

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

As part of the IAS Development Project, 'The Absence/presence of Durham’s black history: An exploration of institutions, archives, students and pedagogies', this workshop will focus on the concept of ‘absence/presence’ and explore the expertise and knowledge across the university on the theme in relation to Black history. The idea is to gather insights and expertise […]

IAS Project Workshop – Conversations on Machine Learning and Conceptual Change: Emotion

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

This fireside chat will focus on the theme of “emotion”, and feature contributions from Prof Effie Law (Computer Science) and Dr Alex Campolo (Geography). It will be moderated by Dr Eamonn Bell (Computer Science). As machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are deployed across the worlds of science, business, politics, and digital culture, this […]

IAS Workshop – Methods for studying social media: meaning making and multimodality, workshop with Prof Katrin Tiidenberg

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

If your research questions suggest you inquire into people’s social media practices, explore what else they do, when they are scrolling, posting, commenting, lurking, sharing or liking, or ponder how meaning is made with (visual) social media content, you are invited to a 2-hour workshop with Katrin Tiidenberg. After a brief introduction into her ways […]

IAS Project Workshop – Conversations on Machine Learning and Conceptual Change: Digital Twins

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

This fireside chat will focus on the topic of digital twins, and feature contributions from Prof Camila Caiado (Mathematical Sciences) and Dr Ben Jacobsen (Geography). It will be facilitated by Dr Alex Campolo (Geography) and Dr Eamonn Bell (Computer Science). As machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are deployed across the worlds of science, […]

IAS Project Workshop – Leading in Absence of Others – Aloneness & Identity At Work

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

The project brings together Durham academics from Psychology, Management, and Sociology to explore how leaders experience leadership in absence of others. One focus of the project is thereby how “being alone” informs leaders identity (de-)construction. Leadership is generally seen as a relational process, with a social influence process at its very core. Limited attention has […]

The Politics of Credibility in Refugee Reception: Final Project Workshop

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

The Politics of Credibility in Refugee Reception: Final Project Workshop Institute for Advanced Study, Cosin’s Hall, Palace Green, Durham 28 April 2023, 10:00 - 4:00 The workshop focuses on the politics of credibility in asylum procedures and the processes and structures that develop around them. Looked at in the current moment of juncture in the […]

Exploring the Absence/Presence of Durham’s Black History – Workshop

This event has been postponed from 07 March to 03 May. (Invitation only event due to logistical restrictions: please contact Nayanika or Liam) This meeting will focus on the concept of ‘archives’ and explore the concept across various disciplines and the connotations of power that it has. Along with archives we will also engage with […]

Exploring the Absence/Presence of Durham’s Black History – Workshop

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

Who has studied and worked at Durham? What are the colonial and/or racialised histories of Durham as a university and those who have studied and worked at the University? This meeting will explore the history and presence of racially minoritised students and staff at Durham and across universities in the North-East. We will examine the […]

Masterclass on Socially Engaged Filmmaking with the film director of Ice Cream Sellers: Sohel Rahman (followed by film showing)

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

A masterclass on Socially Engaged Filmmaking, followed by a screening of the award-winning film Ice Cream Sellers, with Q&A with the director Sohel Rahman. The Ice Cream Sellers (2021) Supported by: the Institute of Advanced Study, Anthropology, DGSI and Faculty of Social Science and Health Venue: CG91, Department of Chemistry 200 - 4.00pm: Masterclass 4.30pm […]

Reading Museums: Translation, Spaces and Cognition – Workshop

Workshop on ‘Reading Museums: translation, spaces and cognition’ on Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1200 -1730 in the Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre (CG91), Chemistry Building, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE This workshop is free to attend, however registration is essential. Please register with Ning Zhu (ning.zhu@durham.ac.uk) by 28 November 2023. Full details are below. […]

MELT: A method for evaluating legal technologies – Seminar 1

Cosin's Hall, Palace Green Durham Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Durham, United Kingdom

A research development project workshop hosted by Dr Nelly Bencomo, Department of Computer Science, Professor William Lucy, Durham Law School and Professor Mariann Hardey, Department of Marketing and Management. This project aims to bring together experts in Law, AI-enabled legal technologies, Computer Science, Design Thinking and others to create an interdisciplinary collaboration to provide a […]

Stealing Secrets? Intelligence theory and the open society – Workshop Day 1

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

Image courtesy of iStock Stealing secrets is routinely seen as the world’s second oldest profession. Combining diverse approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives across politics, security, history, philosophy, and law, the team investigates how best to theorise intelligence in the Liberal International Order at a time of transition, and how an open society perspective can protect core […]

Stealing Secrets? Intelligence theory and the open society – Workshop Day 2

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

Image courtesy of iStock Stealing secrets is routinely seen as the world’s second oldest profession. Combining diverse approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives across politics, security, history, philosophy, and law, the team investigates how best to theorise intelligence in the Liberal International Order at a time of transition, and how an open society perspective can protect core […]