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November 2017

Ustinov Research Round Table

November 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fisher House, Ustinov College, South Road, Fisher House
Durham, Durham DH13DE United Kingdom
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Support your peers! Come along to hear four entertaining and informative presentations by your fellow students about their research areas: Jiangshui Hong (Computer Science): “Only using two pictures can rebuild a 3D model” Nazha Gali (Business School): “A Longitudinal Analysis of the Effect of EO and its Dimensions on Firm Performance in the High-technology Industry” ... Read more

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Has Political Correctness Gone Mad? – Documentary Screening Night

November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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What do you think of free speech VS political correctness? Is political correctness the main culprit of the recent rise of populism in the West? Join Café Politique to watch the "Has Political Correctness Gone Mad?" documentary by Trevor Phillips, which will be followed by a discussion session. The event is free and open for ... Read more

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December 2017

Family Christmas Crafts

December 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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"Maybe Christmas”, he thought, “doesn’t come from the store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” Ustinov College welcomes you to bring along your children to spend some festive and fun quality time with them - and us! - this December 1st. We will be running Christmas Craft fun for all the family from 2:30-5:00pm at ... Read more

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Museums and Migration

December 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Discovery Museum, Blandford Square
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA United Kingdom
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The Café des Arts team would like to invite you to join our guided tour of the Discovery Museum’s new permanent exhibition ‘Destination Tyneside’, to learn about the representation of migration in museums, current trends and studies in the field, and its significance in today’s debates around migration, citizenship, and national identity. Kylea Little, who ... Read more

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Neville’s Cross Christmas Festival

December 8, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sheraton Park Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom + Google Map

Ustinov has been invited to a spectacular Christmas Festival through the heart of Neville's Cross, put on by the local neighborhood residents! The Festival will include: - Festive light parade on an illuminated trail - Flashmob - Life size gingerbread house - Meet your local Community Police - Photo booth - Illuminated Snow Queens - ... Read more

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In My Father’s Country – Documentary from Northern Australia

December 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park DH1 4FL + Google Map

The Ustinov Global Citizenship Programme and Senior Common Room would like to invite you to join us as we continue our exploration of cultural, social and political topics through film. For this screening we will be showing Dr Tom Murray's "In My Father's Country." Dr Tom Murray is a writer/director and IAS Fellow at Ustinov ... Read more

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The Ustinov Christmas Concert: A Slightly Alternative Christmas

December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fisher House, Ustinov College, South Road, Fisher House
Durham, Durham DH13DE United Kingdom
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Join us at Fisher House with refreshments, mince pies and a cake sale for charity on December 13th from 7pm for the Ustinov Choir's Christmas Concert: 'A Slightly Alternative Christmas' hosted in partnership with the Café des Arts. There shall be performances of international carols, well known songs performed in a broad variety of languages, ... Read more

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The Force of Revolution and the Limits of Democracy

December 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fisher House, Ustinov College, South Road, Fisher House
Durham, Durham DH13DE United Kingdom
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In this seminar, we are going to explore the force of revolution and the limits of democracy. The discussion aims to recuperate the political concept of revolution. Come along to hear our expert Professor Vladimir Safatle from the University of Sao Paulo and share your ideas! Refreshments will be provided! Please email ustinov.cafepol@durham.ac.uk for more ... Read more

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The Stars of Durham

December 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sheraton Park Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and join Café Scentifique to celebrate the end of the term looking at the stars. As special guests there will be some members of the Astronomical Society of Durham to explain us how the sky appears in this particolar time of the year. We recommend you to wear heavily because it will be cold. ... Read more

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March 2018

International Dress Party

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Howlands Building, Howlands Farm
Durham, DH1 3TQ United Kingdom
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The fabulous family-friendly International Dress Party is back, celebrating our cultural diversity with dinner and performances. Come with your family and friends in costumes from your culture or that you appreciate, and a home dessert to share. All are welcome! Tickets: £10 (Adults) / £5 (Children) *£1 for each ticket sold will be donated to ... Read more

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