Tag Archives: recovery of beauty

War, Art and Surgery (Hunterian Museum Exhibition & Events, 2013-14)

To mark Armistice Day the Hunterian Museum has installed the first phase of the Royal College of Surgeons War, Art and Surgery programme. The exhibition runs until 14 February 2015. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to explore the relationship … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibition | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Launch of “Frissure”: a collaboration between Kathleen Jamie, Brigid Collins and CMH

On 6th August 2013, on a bright, August evening, I took part in the launch of Frissure, a book collaboration between the writer Kathleen Jamie and the artist Brigid Collins.  CMH had been involved from the very early stages in … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, CMH Publications | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CMH Publications | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Seminar | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Portraiture and Suffering – Ludmilla Jordanova (‘About Face’ Public Lecture, Durham, 30 May 2012)

Durham University Institute of Advanced Study and the Centre for Medical Humanities present an event in association with the About Face exhibition held as part of The Recovery of Beauty: Ludmilla Jordanova Portraiture and Suffering Wednesday May 30th, 2012, 7.30pm … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pat Barker at ‘About Face’, Durham Art Gallery

Last night at the Durham Art Gallery we were treated to a spellbinding reading by novelist Pat Barker from her new work, Toby’s Room (to be published in August 2012).  The reading took place amongst two linked exhibitions which have … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment