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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. 

04 May May

VEP Seminar:Dr Anna Campbell - Managing Director, AbacusBio

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 at 12:00pm - Commerce room CO:2.03 (Level 2)
The Otago Business School's Visiting Executive Programme (VEP) presents "Dr Anna Campbell, Managing Director, AbacusBio - "Keeping an open mind while remaining focussed: challenges in today’s business environment".  All welcome.


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

05 May May

PHA Seminar - Should obesity prevention start early in life?

Thursday, 5 May 2016 at 12:10pm - Room 033, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Public Health Seminar delivered by Associate Professor Rachael Taylor, Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research


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.


Professor Chris Ackerley on Samuel Beckett and the Physical Universe

Friday, 6 May 2016 at 4:00pm - Barclay Theatre (upstairs at the Otago Museum)
How did science shape Beckett? How might Beckett shape science? And why does it matter to us today? Come hear the legendary Emeritus Professor Chris Ackerley speak about his ongoing research on the Nobel laureate writer Samuel Beckett. 


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

12 May May

Brain Health Forum

Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 10:30am - Oamaru Hospital Meeting Room

17 May May

Faces of War and Peace

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 at 5:30pm - Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin
The Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series 2016

18 May May

Seminar: Drivers of Urban Change - Dunedin

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 12:00pm - Otaru Room, 2nd Floor, Civic Centre Building, 50 The Octagon, Dunedin
Drivers of Urban Change - Dunedin. A seminar presented by Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman, Mayor Dave Cull, Donna Matahaere-Atariki

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


Performance of the Real: Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 9:00am
The event asks what it is about representations, mediations and performances of the ‘real’ that makes them so compelling in the contemporary moment.


Flavour Science: A three day workshop

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 9:00am - Department of Food Science, University of Otago, Dunedin campus.
This comprehensive workshop is a unique combination of daily lectures and hands on exercises designed to help scientists and technologists gain a better appreciation of “flavour”.

09 Jun June

Revisiting Audiences: Reception, Identity, Technology

Thursday, 9 June 2016 at 8:30am - Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand
Second MFCO Early Career-Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand