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Upcoming events

11 Mar March

Fashion Rules OK: Special Collections Exhibition

Friday, 11 March 2016 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor, Central Library, Information Services Building, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
This exhibition is timed to coincide with iD Dunedin Fashion Week. It showcases a diverse collection of books, magazines and objects covering fashion style, etiquette, marketing, theory and costume. 


Pike River: How could this happen in this day and age?

Thursday, 26 May 2016 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Level 10 Richardson Building
Colin Smith talks about the Pike River disaster and asks how could this happen in this day and age?  Find out why the Pike River Families have fought so hard and for so long.

27 May May

Public Health lunchtime seminar

Friday, 27 May 2016 at 12:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
Settlement Experiences of Kiribati Migrants Living in New Zealand - a Department of Public Health seminar by Dr Mary Anne Thompson. Note also available by webinar.


"Samizdat Iterations" by Assoc Prof Jacob Edmond

Friday, 27 May 2016 at 4:00pm - Burns 4 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building
In the Soviet Union, samizdat - a Russian neolgism meaning "self publishing" - was a response to the restricted access to formal means of publishing and to technologies of reproduction. Assoc Prof Jacob Edmond argues that samizdat produced an "iterative turn" in Russian art and literature.

30 May May

Bioethics Seminar: Animal consciousness and animal ethics

Monday, 30 May 2016 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room,  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.
Grant Gillett discusses reasons for differential treatment of animals.