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Upcoming events

18 Apr April

Picture/Poem: The Imagery of Cilla McQueen & Joanna Paul

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - Hocken Gallery, 1st Floor, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
This Hocken exhibition draws parallels between the creative approaches of prolific poet Cilla McQueen and respected painter Joanna Paul.


Simulation Workshop

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 8:30am - University of Otago, Christchurch Simulation Centre, Level 1, 72 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
Simulation-Based Education: More than just playing with cool toys


The Globe: Architecture, actors and audiences

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 2:00pm - University of Otago College of Education Auditorium, 145 Union Street East
A talk by Patrick Spottiswoode, Director of Globe Education at Shakespeare's Globe, London for senior secondary school students and teachers, and the public.


Shakespeare and the English Tongue

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 5:30pm - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, Cnr Union Street East and Leith Walk, Dunedin
Open lecture with Patrick Spottiswoode FKC, DLitt(h.c), the very entertaining Director of Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, London. Please note: seating for this talk is limited.


Violin Master Class

Thursday, 4 June 2015 at 4:00pm - Marama Hall
Susie Park Violin Masterclass

14 Jun June

Dr Jonathan West (Waitangi Tribunal) speaks about the Otago Peninsula

Sunday, 14 June 2015 at 2:00pm - Toitu Otago Settlers Museum - Auditorium
Dr Jonathan West (Waitangi Tribunal) speaks about the Otago Peninsula, which has a very rich history: always important to Maori, site of the Wellers' shore whaling stations, William Larnach's estate and castle, New Zealand's first dairy factory, and now a world leading example of eco-tourism.


Brisbane Alumni Event

Monday, 15 June 2015 at 6:00pm - Queensland Museum, Sciencentre, Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane 4101


Sydney Alumni Event

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 6:00pm - Captain Cook Cruises, Lime Street, Sydney, NSW


Melbourne Alumni Event

Thursday, 18 June 2015 at 7:00pm - University House, Tin Alley, University of Melbourne, Melway Reference P 75A E5


Ocean Sampling Day 2015

Sunday, 21 June 2015 at 10:00am - Starts out from the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin.
Ocean Sampling Day is an opportunity to be involved in a global effort to add to the biggest data set in marine research that has ever been taken on one single day. You could take part!

24 Jun June

Winter Lecture Series 2015

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - Parliament Theatrette, Wellington and University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland
Winter Lecture Series 2015


Information evenings for students and parents - Christchurch

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 at 6:00pm - Addington Events Centre, Christchurch
Join the Vice-Chancellor, The Schools' Liaison team and Heads of the Residential Colleges as they provide all the essential information for students and parents.

26 Jun June

Department of Public Health Friday Seminar

Friday, 26 June 2015 at 1:40pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown
There’s so much more to life: Socially-embedded concepts as the foundation for public health ethics


Punk Rock

Saturday, 27 June 2015 at 7:30pm - Fortune Theatre, 231 Stuart Street, Dunedin
University of Otago Theatre Studies students feature in the programme's first collaboration with the Fortune Theatre.

01 Jul July

Queer Domesticities: taking queer history indoors

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 at 5:15pm - Burns 2, Arts Building, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
Matt Cook, Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London will give an open lecture on his latest book, Queer Domesticities: homosexuality and home life in twentieth century London

02 Jul July

Perinatal Ethics Symposium

Thursday, 2 July 2015 at 8:00am - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum
"Starting at the beginning: Ethical issues from pre-implantation to post-birth"


London Alumni Event

Friday, 3 July 2015 at 6:30pm - Fieldfisher, Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT


Faith Thinking 2015 Short Course - A Closer Look at Christian Leadership

Monday, 10 August 2015 at 7:00pm - Nations Christian Church, 334 King Edward Street, South Dunedin
Short Courses jointly offered by the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago and some Dunedin Churches in conjunction with Continuing Education at the University of Otago.


Information evenings for students and parents - Auckland

Monday, 24 August 2015 at 6:30pm - Ellerslie Event Centre, Greenlane, Auckland
Join the Vice-Chancellor, The Schools' Liaison team and Heads of the Residential Colleges as they provide all the essential information for students and parents.

28 Aug August

Scientific Expedition Reports Exhibition

Friday, 28 August 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
An exhibition to showcase the Scientific Expedition Reports, housed in the Special Collections.

11 Nov November

Otago International Health Research Network (OIHRN) 8th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 8:30am - St Margaret's College, 333 Leith St, North Dunedin
The Centre for International Health is the host of the Otago International Health Research Network (OIHRN). The network aims to provide an opportunity for researchers and other interested parties to meet, present and discuss projects, along with fostering new collaborative efforts in global health. We are delighted to have Professor Sharon Peacock, as this year’s visiting Williams Evans Fellow and keynote speaker/McAuley Orator at the OIHRN conference.

18 Nov November

Relationality: A Symposium

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 9:00am - University of Otago
Relationality: A symposium that seeks to canvas a range of contemporary responses to, and analyses of, the question of relationality—both as promise and problem. Hosted by the Postcolonial Studies Research Network, University of Otago


trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identity - 23-25 November 2015

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 3:30pm
This conference explores the intersections between contemporary feminist movements, spatial politics and activism, in terms of ('new') mediated representations. Confirmed keynotes include Dr Anja Kanngeiser (Goldsmiths, London) and we anticipate a diverse group of delegates including academics, creative practitioners and activists.

01 Dec December

Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Friday, 1 December 2017 at 12:00pm
The Department of Media, Film and Communication will be hosting the Screenwriting Research Network Conference in December 2017