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Norman Cornish: Sketching Pub Tour

Posted on behalf of Palace Green Library
Join us to explore the pubs of Durham in our Sketching Pub Tour. Inspired by Norman Cornish’s sketchbooks.
When
27 Nov 2019 at 5:00pm
until 27 Nov 2019 at 8:30pm
Where
The Station House
North Road
Durham
DH1 4SE

Bill's Restaurant And Bar, Durham

Posted on behalf of The Christian Dinner Club
Bill's Restaurant And Bar, Durham
When
29 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
until 29 Oct 2019 at 11:00pm
Where
Bill's Durham Restaurant
39 Saddler Street
Durham
DH1 3NU

Go Digital -Live Durham

Posted on behalf of Digital Drive County Durham
Join us for County Durham's biggest and best Digital Media conference!
When
03 Dec 2019 at 9:30am
until 03 Dec 2019 at 4:30pm
Where
Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham
Frankland Lane
Durham
DH1 5TA

Magic Faraway Tree

Posted on behalf of Ottilie Tabberer, Niamh Moody, Thilo Goss
Based on Enid Blyton’s childhood classic ‘The Faraway Tree’, this Black Tie formal event provides scope for your juvenile fantasies!
When
24 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
until 25 Oct 2019 at 2:00am
Where
Collingwood College • Durham University
South Road
Durham
DH1 3LT

Art History Careers Day

Posted on behalf of Association for Art History

ART HISTORY CAREERS DAY
4 December 2019


Are you an undergraduate or masters student who would like to learn more about career opportunities in the arts, culture or heritage sectors?


Would you like to know more about doctoral and post-doctoral life?


Or would you just like an opportunity to listen and chat to people about different career and research possibilities?


Join us for this year’s Association for Art History’s annual Art History Careers Day, which is taking place in partnership with the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at the Durham University. 


The day covers careers in academia, and the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Selected speakers talk about their own career journey’s and offer specific advice, experience and expertise from different professions. This year we'll  be focusing specifically on Galleries & Museums, Arts & Charities, Academia and a roundtable discussion Early Careers in the Arts.

You will find full details about the programme and speakers on our website.


The Art History Careers Day is organised by the Association for Art History's Doctoral and Early Career Research (DECR) Board. This year’s event is co-organised by Vanessa Longden (Durham University) and Freya Gowrley (University of Derby).

When
04 Dec 2019 at 10:00am
until 04 Dec 2019 at 6:00pm
Where
The Centre for Visual Arts & Culture (CVAC)
Durham University
Durham
DH1 3JT

Ill Behaviour Durham - REES

Posted on behalf of Ill Behaviour
Ill Behaviour Durham presents local disco talent REES!
When
18 Oct 2019 at 10:30pm
until 19 Oct 2019 at 2:00am
Where
Unit 3
Walkergate
Durham
DH1

ULS: Public Panel Event on St Francis and Sultan Malek Al-Kamil

Posted on behalf of Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University



Public Panel Event Marking the 800th Anniversary of the Meeting of St Francis and Sultan Malek Al-Kamil in Egypt


Chair: H. E. Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, M.Afr


Michael F. Cusato, OFM: ‘Much Ado About Nothing'? Contemporary Perceptions of the Import of the 1219 Encounter of Francis of Assisi with al-Malik al-Kamil in Damietta


Prof. Pascal Robert, OFM: Together on the Journey: Discovering Through Dialogue a Renewed Vision for a Better World


Prof. Mona Siddiqui, OBE: Food, Friendship and Faith: Rethinking Hospitality in Christian-Muslim Encounter


Programme for the evening (all in the Exhibition Hall, Ushaw)



  • 19.00 Door open

  • 19.20 Start

  • 20.50 Close


Registration


Registration is essential as spaces are limited for this event. Please register here on Eventbrite by 12 noon on Tuesday 5 November or, if you need to book transport as part of your registration, by 10am on Thursday 31 October.


About


This public panel event is presented as part of the Ushaw Lecture Series. This lecture series celebrates the cultural and research significance of the remarkable bibliographical, archival and material-cultural collections at Ushaw, and the wider history of which they are expressions. The lectures cover music, art, drama, poetry and literature, architecture, material-culture, politics, science and theology.


This event is organised by the Durham University Centre for Catholic Studies with support from the Franciscan Families of the UK and Ireland.



When
05 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 05 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
Where
Exhibition Hall
Ushaw College
DH7 7DW

Maya Goodfellow: Hostile Environment, Author Talk and Q&A

Posted on behalf of People's Bookshop
Academic and journalist Maya Goodfellow talks about her new book analysing racism in Britain's immigration system, 1960's to the present day
When
15 Nov 2019 at 6:00pm
until 15 Nov 2019 at 7:30pm
Where
People’s Bookshop
Saddlers’ Yard
Durham
DH1 3NP

Transitional Care across the North East and North Cumbria

Posted on behalf of The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria

Transitional Care across the North East and North Cumbria


You are invited to join an event to discuss Transitional Care. The purpose of this event is to:



  • Share learning and approaches from across the region

  • Support the development of a transitional care guideline for the region

  • Discuss and identify what we should measure from a regional perspective


This event is followed by our quarterly Maternal and Neonatal health Safety Collaborative Event which we are also very welcome to attend. For further information abou the Collaborative view here: https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/maternal-and-neonatal-safety-collaborative/


Once registered of the Transitional Care Event we will ensure that you receive the Eventbrite link to the Maternal and Neonatal Safety Collaborative Event in the afternoon, so you can attend if you wish to do so. When you register please indicate whether you intend to stay for lunch following the morning event.

When
02 Dec 2019 at 9:30am
until 02 Dec 2019 at 12:00pm
Where
The Auditorium
The Durham Centre
Durham
DH1 1DN

Quantum Computing – how to build a really cool computer

Posted on behalf of IOP North East Branch
A free public talk presented by Dr Viv Kendon of Durham University.
When
24 Oct 2019 at 6:30pm
until 24 Oct 2019 at 8:00pm
Where
Department of Physics, Rochester Building
Durham University
Durham
DH1 3LE