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Upcoming Humanities events

01 May May

Victor Rodger playreading of 'Sons'

Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 3:00pm - Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Join Robbie Magasiva, and others, as they read Victor Rodger's play, 'Sons.'


FW Guest Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Faculty of Law, Level 10 Richardson Building
Hear from the 2015 FW Guest Memorial Lecturer, Jenny Cooper

06 May May

Space, Race, Bodies II: Sovereignty and migration in a carceral age

Friday, 6 May 2016 at 9:00am - University of Otago
Space, Race, Bodies II: Sovereignty and Migration in a Carceral Age is an academic and activist conference featuring workshops that address the intersections of criminal justice movements around the incarceration of migrants and communities of colour and Indigenous sovereign movements. SRB II builds on the momentum and opportunities enabled by the first Space, Race, Bodies conference in publicising and disseminating scholarship and activism on the intersections between geography, racism and racialisation.


Matike Mai! Māori-led Constitutional Transformation in Aotearoa New Zealand

Friday, 6 May 2016 at 10:00am
‘Matike Mai Aotearoa’ is the Independent Working Group on Constitutional Transformation in New Zealand. Formed at a National Iwi Chairs Forum hui in 2010, this group was tasked with engaging communities nation-wide on developing a constitution for Aotearoa reflective of our kawa and tikanga (Māori laws and customs), the 1835 He Whakaputanga o Te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni (Declaration of Independence), 1840 Te Tiriti o Waitangi (authentic Treaty of Waitangi, Māori text) and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


Hongihongia te whewheia - Know your enemy

Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 4:30pm - Burns Lecture Theatre 2
In this talk, Tame Iti discusses the concept of enemies (whewheia), and how they are both internal and external to communities.  He will also focus on how they are dealt with and understood, "If you don't know your enemy, you're in a dire state".


Murder in the Library

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 at 6:00pm - 4th Floor Dunedin City Library, Moray Place, Dunedin
Join our panel of crime writers – Vanda Symon, Paddy Richardson, Matt McGuire and Jane Woodham – for a discussion of all things noir

20 May May

Understanding household energy use

Friday, 20 May 2016 at 12:00pm - Centre for Sustainability Seminar room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Nigel Isaacs, Centre for Sustainability Seminar