Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Upcoming Humanities events

02 Aug August

Paying dearly for privilege: Conceptions, experiences and temporalities of vocation in academic life

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 12:00pm - Archway East, Room AEB11
Drawing on interviews and surveys with over 30 academics who had left the profession early or had given up looking for ongoing academic work, it paints a portrait of vocationalism as a double-edged sword. The research found that despite widespread disaffection and disillusionment, academics overwhelmingly consider their profession to be a “vocation.”


The global future of religion and non-religion

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 5:15pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
This talk will discuss the latest data on the changing global religious landscape, how change is expected to vary by region, as well as the causes and consequences of these changes.

05 Aug August

Annual Research Seminar for Early Years practitioners

Saturday, 5 August 2017
The University of Otago College of Education (UOCE), in association with OMEP Otago, Annual Research Seminar for Early Years Practitioners

15 Aug August

Careers for Bachelor of Arts Students

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at 5:00pm - Hunter Centre, corner of Frederick and Great King Streets, Dunedin
Hear graduates talk about their career journeys and find out what employers are looking for. Creative Careers, including Writing and Communications will be featured.

21 Aug August

South African Post-Apartheid Music Education

Monday, 21 August 2017 at 4:30pm - ERG03, Education and Resource Centre
157 Union Street East

This presentation by Dr Urvi Drummond examines the post-apartheid role of music in South African schools.


Ethics and Climate Change

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 2:00pm - Seminar Room 5, Level 10 Richardson Building
Come and hear from Professor Jonathan Boston on Ethics and Climate Change.