Wednesday 21st November 2012: Lumley Castle Elizabethan Banquet

The annual Lumley Castle ball is fast approaching and we hope you are as excited as we are – where else can you receive a five course meal in the comfort of an Elizabethan castle, with the baron’s finest servants at hand to ply you with mead, supply you with food and entertain you with song?

Once all the merriment is concluded, we will move down into the dungeon for a DJ, a disco and some more modern music.

Prices are £45 members, £50 non-members and tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment deadline 31st October 2012. Email us a.s.a.p. to let us know you would like to attend . . . → Read More: Wednesday 21st November 2012: Lumley Castle Elizabethan Banquet

Tuesday 30th October 2012: Halloween Ghost Tour

Just a reminder that if you want to go on the Halloween Ghost Tour of Durham, places are limtied to 25 and are selling out fast. Tickets are £7 for members and £10 for non-members.< . . . → Read More: Tuesday 30th October 2012: Halloween Ghost Tour

Monday 15th October 2012: Ben Dodds – ‘Medieval Durham’

Our first talk of term will be on Medieval Durham, delivered by Durham’s very own Dr Ben Dodds. The talk will take place in the atmospheric setting of Castle’s Norman chapel, beginning at 8pm on Monday 15th October 2012. . . . → Read More: Monday 15th October 2012: Ben Dodds – ‘Medieval Durham’

Hadrian’s Wall Trip: Saturday 20th October 2012

The first trip of the year is our annual Hadrian’s Wall Trip!  This year Dr John-Henry Clay will be leading a tour of the Wall.  The trip will also include a visit to Vindolanda, the Hadrian’s Wall museum, and the Roman Army Museum, where you will be able to watch an award winning 3d film ‘Edge . . . → Read More: Hadrian’s Wall Trip: Saturday 20th October 2012

Next DUHS Social 2012/13

More information coming soon… . . . → Read More: Next DUHS Social 2012/13

Monday 12th March 2012 – ‘English Kingship in the Later Middle Ages’

Tonight, Dr Caroline Burt, from Cambridge University, will be coming to talk about ‘English Kingship in the Later Middle Ages’.

Dr Burt is particularly interested in the reign of Edward I but also specialises in political, social and economic history of the later middle ages, especially during the 13th century.There will also be a chance . . . → Read More: Monday 12th March 2012 – ‘English Kingship in the Later Middle Ages’

DUHS AGM!

The DUHS AGM takes place TONIGHT at 8 PM in Seminar Room 1 of the History Department.

Best wishes and good luck to everyone who is going for a . . . → Read More: DUHS AGM!

Monday 20th February – ‘Representations of the Street in Post-War Britain’

Our next talk will be by social historian, Joe Moran.

Location: History Department, Seminar Room 1

Time: 8pm as usual

This talk is especially recommended for students studying ‘Cool Britannia’.

For more information about Joe Moran, please follow the link below:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Moran_(social_historian)
See you . . . → Read More: Monday 20th February – ‘Representations of the Street in Post-War Britain’

Robin Hood Talk! :)

Exciting News!

TOMORROW evening (Wednesday 8th February) Durham University’s very own BEN DODDS will be speaking about his specialist topic:

ROBIN HOOD!!

Location: History Department, Seminar Room 1

Time: 8pm

Don’t . . . → Read More: Robin Hood Talk! :)

Talks and facebook..

DUHS is on facebook! Check out our page at:

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Durham-University-History-Society-Talks/300296406684484

Also,  the first talk of the term is THIS FRIDAY (February 3rd).

We are proud to welcome Dr Mark Hewitson (from UCL)

- He  will be speaking about the causes of WWI

- Dr Hewitson specialises in intellectual, cultural and political history of 19th century Germany – if you . . . → Read More: Talks and facebook..