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Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime

Clare McGlynn, Professor of Law at Durham and University of Birmingham's Professor Erika Rackley explain why a new law against upskirting is urgently needed.

(18 Aug 2017) » More about why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime


Nosy neighbours and the outsourcing of UK gun control

Dr Sam Hillyard from the School of Applied Social Sciences, discusses nosy neighbours and the outsourcing of UK gun control. 

(11 Aug 2017) » More about nosy neighbours and the outsourcing of UK gun control


Kenya’s elections are much more than just a ruthless game of thrones

Professor Justin Willis from the Department of History and Professor Nic Cheeseman (University of Birmingham) talk about the threat of controversy and unrest that looms over Kenya’s election.

(3 Aug 2017) » More about Kenya’s elections are much more than just a ruthless game of thrones


Events

DECAY: Time, Objects & Destruction

16 June - 29 October

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.

Historic Durham Tours,12.30 and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Durham Book Festival 2017

Saturday 7 - Sunday 15 October 2017.
Durham Book Festival returns this autumn with an exciting programme of writers, speakers and events taking place in and around the beautiful city. Events are held in a range of iconic venues including the historic Durham Town Hall, Durham Cathedral and the Gala Theatre.
For details of this year's event and activities visit the Durham Book Festival website

From lectures, conferences and exhibitions, to concerts, plays and family activities, see our full programme of events on the What's On Guide.

International Study Centre

The International Foundation Year offers you a pathway to the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree. Apply now via the International Study Centre.