Conferences

Durham University hosts numerous conferences across a range of disciplines throughout the year. Many of these touch upon themes that are evident in the collections related to the Durham Residential Research Library. Visiting Fellows are encouraged to participate in these conferences.

RRL Launch conference: ‘Libraries, Learning and Religious Identities: Britain, Ireland and the European Context, c.1100 to c.1900’

10–13 September 2019

The conference aims to take a broad and inclusive approach to its theme, exploring not only libraries as institutions, but also their social, intellectual and cultural contexts. Geographically, the conference aims to include Britain and Ireland, including the experiences of natives of the British Isles on the continent and institutions, such as the English Catholic colleges, established by exiles.

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Some lovely books out on our monastic tables in the Refectory Library, ready to welcome delegates from the @ResearchDurham conference. #DurhamRRL https://t.co/NEoNy7kEE0 SouthernGemGal photo

I greatly enjoyed the panels I saw at @ResearchDurham conf the past two days. @ElizabethCBiggs discussed an interesting copy of the Malleus Maleficarum held at Durham, while @EilishGregory revealed the extent of letters/material held at Ushaw concerning 18thC recusancy in Britain

Some lovely books out on our monastic tables in the Refectory Library, ready to welcome delegates from the @ResearchDurham conference. #DurhamRRL https://t.co/NEoNy7kEE0 ResearchDurham photo

Here's @AbbotsMedieval revealing some of the hidden treasures in Ushaw College's Big Library at Durham's inaugural RRL conference. @ResearchDurham @UshawLibrary https://t.co/EHL3hk7Z7G ResearchDurham photo

Had a fantastic time at @ResearchDurham conference in Durham. Was great to see familiar faces and meet new ones and to hear a vast array of papers across a long time period. I will probably try and sum up a few papers I heard tomorrow. Until then: https://t.co/xcdF6Debtu ResearchDurham photo

On the train home after the fantastic #DurhamRRL conference with lots to think about; thanks to @ResearchDurham, @IMEMSDurham and all the presenters!