Durham Castle
Conference 2019
'Shaped by the past, creating the future'
29 & 30 July,
University College
Durham University, UK
Programme and Keynote Speakers announced below!
The Conference
Two days showcasing interdisciplinary Postgraduate research 
29 & 30 July 2019

This year's Durham Castle Conference is based on the theme of 'Shaped by the past, creating the future'.  This interdisciplinary conference welcomes postgraduate students from across the North East of England to present their research on a range of topics surrounding the idea of this theme. We welcome speakers from all research backgrounds! 


The Conference will be held at the beautiful Durham Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and presented by Durham's University College Middle Common Room, this conference will be a wonderful experience for both those presenting and those attending! In addition to the main conference, the first night of the event culminates in a drinks reception, followed by a semi-formal dinner held in Durham Castle's Senate Suite, with port and cheese afterwards (cost: £22.50).


We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for both attendance and presentations at the conference. Speaker sessions will last 15 minutes, with five minutes afterwards reserved for questions. Applications for presentations will close on July 15th, 2019 at 5 pm, with successful abstract authors notified shortly thereafter.


If you have any queries, please get in touch with the Academic Committee at: castle.mcr@durham.ac.uk

Keynote & Panel Speakers
Tom Ward
Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Education, Leeds University
John Robinson
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of York
Martyn Evans
Principal of Trevelyan College, Durham University
Kevan Jones
Member of Parliament for North Durham
Kate Mcintosh
Student Union President, Durham 
Don Pollacco
Prof. of Astrophysics, University of Warwick
Rosemary Chalmers
Course Leader - BA (Hons) Comic and Concept Art, Leeds Arts University
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