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Prof. Jonathan Long speaks at a round table at the Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, France.

As part of the VII Foundation’s stunning exhibition Monumental, Professor Jonathan Long was invited to speak on a panel exploring photography, nationalism and colonialism.
Camera and lenses

Euro 2024: whoever wins the football, the Turkish kebab takes the fast-food crown

A new poll has revealed that kebabs have been voted the favourite food of football supporters attending Euro 2024, but how have they become so popular in Germany? Professor Daniel Newman, from our School of Modern Languages and Cultures, has taken a look at the origin of kebabs.
Two kebabs rotating

Prof. Rosi Song awarded €3.8 million grant for RELISH project

Rosi Song has been awarded a Horizon Europe Pillar II, Cluster 4 on Cultural Heritage 2024 grant of €3.8 million for RELISH (Reframing European gastronomy Legacy through Innovation, Sustainability and Heritage)
Rosi Song and Daniel Newman stand in front of a river

Dr Zoë Roth awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship

Dr Zoë Roth, an Associate Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham, has been successful in her application for a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. The resulting project will provide a significant reassessment of the relationship between fascism and aesthetics.
A surrealist painting

Durham University academic, Dr Fusako Innami, receives a Fulbright Award to the US

Dr Fusako Innami, an Associate Professor at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University, has received a Fulbright Award to enable her to research at the University of California (Berkeley) on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
A woman dances in an otherwise empty room with brick walls

Innovative eye-tracking technology to improve museum visitor experience

Our researchers are part of an exciting new project working to enhance museum visitor experience by using ground-breaking eye-tracking technology.
A Durham male student demonstrates wearing a pair of eye tracking technology glasses at The Bowes Museum

Transformative Humanities framework launched

Durham University's Transformative Humanities launched yesterday and gathered more than 130 researchers, colleagues, students, and partners from across the region and beyond to celebrate this new interdisciplinary framework.
Transformative Humanities launch news banner

Durham academic presents research on Soviet cinema

Dr Dušan Radunović has recently given talks at University College London and Södertörn University, Stockholm, on various aspects of Soviet cinema.
The poster release for the film Elso. A woman with long black plaits stands with her arms raised

Chinese translation of Professor Daniel Newman’s book 'An Imam in Paris' published

A Chinese translation of Professor Daniel Newman’s book 'An Imam in Paris' (London, 2004, 2011) has just appeared in Beijing (Zhejiang People's Press).
Cover of the book An Imam in Paris by Daniel Newman

Edible History: Zalābiyya

Professor Daniel L Newman shares a recipe from his recent book 'The Exile's Cookbook'. The unique medieval cookbook reveals the fascinating development of the Arab culinary tradition and its profound influence on European cooking.
zalābiyya recipe

Dr Yael Almog awarded the DAAD/German Studies Association (2022-23) best article prize

Dr Yael Almog has been awarded the DAAD/German Studies Association (2022-23) best article prize.
The word congratulations surrounded by red, blue and gold confetti

Dr Dominique Carlini Versini speaks with Marie Darrieussecq as part of the Living Texts seminar series

Details of future Living Texts seminars will be posted on our website, so please check back. 
Cover of the book Sleepless by Marie Darrieussecq
Boat trip in the Rainforest - Peruvian Amazon

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