Research seminars

Research seminars play an important role in our active research culture. Academic staff from the University and other institutions come together with students to share and debate the latest ideas and developments.

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9 May - 3 September 2019

The Painters of the City: North Africa 1880-1920

This exhibition explores a mystery which also constitutes a unique moment in the history of art. In the last years of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century, new forms of painting emerged on and around buildings in cities and towns across north Africa. They were identifiably related to existing cultural forms – especially tattoos , textiles and jewellery – but their sudden appearance in the form of murals and frescoes was unprecedented.. Full details
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25 July 2019

Understanding women's mental health across the lifecourse

The aim of this workshop is to bring researchers together across the University of Exeter, and beyond, with an interest in understanding women’s mental health. The workshop will convene a multi-disciplinary group with shared substantive interests, but who take different approaches to research on this topic.. Full details
Digital Humanities LaboratoryAdd this to your calendar
12 September 2019

Politics of Wonder: Difference and Dignity in Nature and Society

Half Day Workshop Hosted by the Dept of Politics' Centre for Political Thought & Egenis' Centre for the Study of Life Sciences, featuring a range of guest speakers including Prof. Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA), Prof. Amy Linch (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Dr. Urszula Lisowska (University of Wrocław, Poland), Prof. Christopher Gill (University of Exeter, UK), Dr. Jack Griffiths (University of Exeter, UK). Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
14 October 2019

EGENIS seminar series: Oliver Thorn

Title and abstract TBA. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
18 October 2019

Rob Merkin: Plenary Session, Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference

Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference October 2017, Singapore. Full details
Raffles Convention Centre, SingaporeAdd this to your calendar
18 October 2019

St Luke's Day Lecture by Professor Daniel Mujis (Head of Research at Ofsted)

Lecture title to be confirmed. Full details
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21 October 2019

EGENIS seminar series: Prof Marc Slors (Radboud University)

Title and abstract TBA. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
28 October 2019

EGENIS seminar series: Richard Ostler (Rothamsted Research)

Title and abstract TBA. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
26 November 2019

Lecture by Professor Joe Elliott (Durham University)

Title to be confirmed. Full details
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17 - 18 December 2019

Archaeological Perspectives on Conversion to Islam and Islamisation in Africa

Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th December 2019, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK. Full details
Institute of Arabic and Islamic StudiesAdd this to your calendar
4 February 2020

Lecture by Dr Antonio Olmedo (University of Bristol)

Title to be confirmed. Full details
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10 March 2020

GSE Lecture Series - speaker to be confirmed

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5 May 2020

Lecture by Dr Aratha Sriprakash (Cambridge University)

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9 June 2020

Lecture by Dr Sam Friedman (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

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Research seminars

Past seminars

A listing of more recent college seminars can be found here.

Arab and Islamic studies

  • 12 May 2010 - Christopher Davidson (Durham University)
     “The Survival of the Gulf Shaikhs in the 21st Century”
  • 2 June 2010 - Dr Derek Kennett (Durham University)
    “Current Agendas in the Archaeology of Indian Ocean Trade”
  • 9 June 2010 - Dr. Karin van Nieuwkerk (Nijmegen University)
    "Pious performances and performing piety in Egypt"
    Chair: Caitlin McDonald
  • 16 June 2010 - Manuela E. B. Giolfo
    “The Arab Musical System” (Seminar & Arab Traditional Music Concert with Ensemble 

Education

Law

  • 24 February 2010 - Professor Holly Cullen (Western Australia)
    Trafigura/Cote d’Ivoire: A Case Study in Internationalizing Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 3 March 2010 - Dr Atina Krajewska (Exeter)
    Biolaw and Religion: Is There a Chance for Harmonization of Biomedical Law in Europe?
  • 10 March 2010 - Professor Melanie Williams (Exeter)
    Moral Luck, Law and The Reader
  • 17 March 2010 - Professor Karen Morrow (Swansea)
    Human Rights and the Environment:Recent Developments in England and Wales
  • 24 March 2010 - Anna Grear (UWE)
    Law, Vulnerability and Legal Subjectivity

Politics

  • 9 March 2009 - 'Land for the Future' - ESRC Festival of Science Seminar
  • 13 January 2010 - Alison Harcourt, Simone Schroff and Ed Rees
    Media ownership, permissions and copyright, Information Society seminar series
  • 25 November 2010, Dr Giacomo Chiozza, Vanderbilt University. How to Win Hearts and Minds? The Political Sociology of the Support for Suicide Bombing.
  • 18 May 2011, Professor Vivien Lowndes, University of Nottingham. Authentic representation?  A framework for assessing non-electoral representation and a case study of “faith representation” in urban governance
  • 1 June 2011, Dr Duncan Russel, University of Exeter. Exploring corporate strategy formation: the case of carbon management strategies in energy intensive companies