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Upcoming events

07 Aug August

W.H. Allen and the 'La Trobe' Effect

Friday, 7 August 2015 - Hocken Gallery, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
This exhibition showcases works of W.H. Allen who was brought to Dunedin to teach at the School of Art. His modernism influenced a generation of artists including Colin McCahon and Toss Woollaston.

28 Aug August

The Melrose Library: Reflecting the Life and Works of Sir F. Truby King

Friday, 28 August 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
This exhibition showcases the recently catalogued Truby King collection. It reveals these important threads on the man: his importance as the ‘Plunket’ man; his management of institution such as Seacliff and Melrose; his development of infant nutrition and care; his gardening interests, especially roses; and his very ‘1900s’ interest in eugenics.


Department of Public Health Friday Seminar

Friday, 4 September 2015 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown
The effect of payday lending restrictions on liquor sales - Harold Cuffe

07 Sep September

Bioethics Seminar: Which is it? Competency or Capacity? And pitfalls of Capacity assessment

Monday, 7 September 2015 at 1:00pm - Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street). Dunedin. Also video linked: To secure the booking for this seminar video link in Christchurch and Wellington, please register your name for attendance: Wellington School of Medicine Room D31 Contact: Videoconferencing University of Otago Wellington  .University of Otago Christchurch Room 7.11 Contact: Dean Pester: .  Please note: if there is no registration (for northern campuses) by the Thursday prior to the advertised seminar, the booking for that campus venue will be cancelled. Dunedin attendees do not need to register.
Crawford Duncan, Specialist Psychiatrist, plots the path from clinical examination to legal report for a clinician, and reports identified pitfalls of capacity assessments...


Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor David Tombs

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East
Professor David Tombs holds the Howard Paterson Chair in Theology and Public Issues and is Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues at the University of Otago. His Inaugural Professorial Lecture will discuss Latin American liberation theology and its ongoing legacy.


Talking about the FIRE Economy

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Quad 2 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago
An open lecture by Professor Jane Kelsey, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland. 


Pursuing peace in a time of peace and a time of war. Rabbi Fred Morgan. Professorial Fellow, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. Otago Tertiary Chaplaincy and Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group Annual Peace Lecture.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at 5:30pm - St  David Lecture Theatre, St David  St., University of  Otago
What is the role of religions in times of peace and times of war? And how do the dynamics of pursuing peace under different circumstances impact on interfaith relations?