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An Interview with David Bintley, CBE – Durham University, Wednesday 13th March, 6.15pm

Professor David Fuller writes: Ballet has been one of the major forms of twentieth-century art. From the revolution of Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, ballet has attracted the talents of many of the most creative people in theatre, music, and … Continue reading

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An Interview with David Bintley, CBE – Durham University, Wednesday 13th March, 6.15pm

As part of the public lecture series, ‘The Recovery of Beauty’, the Centre for Medical Humanities, the Department of English Studies, and the Institute of Advanced Studies of Durham University is hosting an interview with the Director of the Birmingham … Continue reading

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Wonder Reading Group (Friday 30 November, Durham)

You are warmly invited to the third meeting of the Wonder Reading Group: Chapters Tearooms 16-17 Elvet Bridge, Durham Friday November 30 2012 15:30-17:30 We will explore chapter 2 of Philip Fishers’s Wonder, The Rainbow and the Aesthetics of Rare … Continue reading

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Introducing ‘Frissure’ – New Work by Kathleen Jamie and Brigid Collins

Kathleen Jamie is a writer and poet and currently holds the Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Stirling. In 2012 she was a visiting fellow at Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study as part of The Recovery of … Continue reading

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A drink to transfigurings: the world, wonder and beauty symposium

Jan B.W. Pedersen reflects on the symposium: Transfigurings: the world, wonder and beauty that took place on the 14th June 2012 at the Durham Light Infantry Museum: Having no prior experience of the Durham Light Infantry Museum I initially thought … Continue reading

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The Face of War: Figuring Empathy in Pat Barker’s Life Class – Anne Whitehead (Public Lecture, Durham Light Infantry Museum, 21 June 2012)

Durham University Institute of Advanced Study and the Centre for Medical Humanities The Recovery of Beauty series presents: A public lecture in association with the exhibition ‘About Face’: Anne Whitehead ‘The Face of War: Figuring Empathy in Pat Barker’s Life Class’ Thursday 21st June … Continue reading

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The Healing Presence of Art: A History of Western Art in Hospitals – Richard Cork (Arts for Health Public Leture, Wednesday 13 June 2012)

Arts for Health presents The Healing Presence of Art: A History of Western Art in Hospitals. An illustrated lecture by acclaimed art critic and author Richard Cork on his new book of the above title, followed by a discussion 6.30 … Continue reading

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