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Upcoming events

The Centre runs a monthly Seminar Series aimed at stimulating discussion and debate on issues concerning sustainability. Seminars start at 4pm (unless advertised otherwise) and are held in the our Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street. We host a range of international and local speakers and presentations are followed by discussion.

Seminar topics are varied and include:
• energy
• climate change
• traditional ecological knowledge
• social-ecological resilience
• food
• agriculture
• environmental stewardship
• resource management
• conservation
• Mātauranga Māori

 If you are interested in presenting your work or would like to receive email notifications about our upcoming seminars please contact

Seminars are held from 4-5pm at the Centre for Sustainability Seminar room, 563 Castle Street, unless advertised otherwise:

Upcoming seminars 2018:

March 21, 12-1pm:  The impact of sustainable agri-tourism on rural communities in Japan and Germany - presented by Michael Jürges, of Kyoto University, Japan.    Venue - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street.

March 21, 4-5pm:  The Dynamics of De-re-agrarianisation and De-re-peasantisation in Japanese agriculture - presented by Professor Shuji Hisano, Kyoto University,  Japan. Venue - Geography Department seminar room, 5S3, Fifth Floor, Richardson Building, University of Otago.

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