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Upcoming Humanities events

26 Sep September

Regency Law and Medicine

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
One night, two talks: covering legal and medical matters of the Regency Era

27 Sep September

A queer idea of health

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 12:00pm - Room B11 Archway (SGSW Practice Suite)


Lunchtime Concert featuring Greg Hamilton (USA) cello

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 1:00pm - Marama Hall, University Campus

Greg Hamilton (USA) cello & Terence Dennis, piano


Improsaurus presents The NZ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Thursday, 28 September 2017 at 7:30pm - Allen Hall Theatre
Improsaurus presents The NZ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

02 Oct October

Gender and political settlement in Bougainville

Monday, 2 October 2017 at 12:00pm - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle St
Public seminar by Amie Kirkham, Manager Bougainville Programme, Conciliation Resources

03 Oct October

Regency Fashion

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 at 5:30pm - Burns 2 Lecture Theatre
Flimsy dresses, outrageous underwear, and dandies; What happened to decency during the Regency?


Notable Regency Gals

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 5:30pm - Burns 2 Lecture Theatre

Scientists, spies, adventurers and activists! Learn more about the spirited women of the Regency period who lived bold lives

11 Oct October

Did Alexander the Great die from Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at 4:00pm - R7N10 | Richardson Buildin | University of Otago
Department of Classics Research seminar presented by Dr Katherine Hall, Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago


Christine L. Corton: The rise and fall of the classic London fogs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at 5:30pm - Archway 1
This lecture describes these epic London fogs, their dangers and beauty, analyses the reasons why it was so difficult to control the air pollution that caused them, and assesses their impact on our culture and imagination.

12 Oct October

The 2017 Michael King Memorial Lecture: War in the Nazi imagination

Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 5:30pm - Burns1
The Department of History and Art History at the University of Otago is proud to present the 2017 Michael King Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Sir Richard J. Evans, Regius Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cambridge.

17 Oct October

Jane Austen 200 Dunedin Keynote Talk

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at 5:30pm -

Tower Lecture Room G07, College of Education

The Many Faces of Captain Wentworth and the making of "Persuasion"