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Humanities Careers Festival 1–31 August 2022

Monday, 1 August 2022 - Dunedin campus, with some events online via Zoom
Check out all the great careers events for Humanities students over the month of August, including the Public Sector and Not-for-profit Expo on 17 August in the Main Common Room, 11am–2pm.

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Lunchtime Theatre – Out at Sea

Thursday, 11 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
 “Out at Sea” by Slawomir Mrozek, directed by Blaise Barham.

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Theatre at Allen Hall – Out at Sea

Thursday, 11 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
“Out at Sea” by Slawomir Mrozek, directed by Blaise Barham.

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Lunchtime Theatre – Out at Sea

Friday, 12 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
“Out at Sea” by Slawomir Mrozek, directed by Blaise Barham.

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A Beautiful Story: The human way of seeing the world

Friday, 12 August 2022 - Burns 3 lecture theatre, Arts Building, University of Otago Dunedin campus, and online via Zoom
What's unique about the human mind – what most distinguishes us from other species – is that our brains interpret the world in terms of stories.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Paola Voci

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Paola Voci delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: “This is not an IPL: 'Lightness' and the survival of open societies”.

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Careers for Bachelor of Arts Students evening

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 - Terrace Lounge, Union Building, Dunedin
Join us at an evening showcasing the diverse career pathways for Bachelor of Arts students. Hear from recent grads and local recruiters on their experiences. Registration is essential as this event is catered.

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Lunchtime concert – Recital by performance piano students

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - Marama Hall, University of Otago Dunedin campus
Recital by performance piano students.

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How to read a play in Shakespeare's England: Tips from the archives

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - Archway 3 lecture theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus.
Not everyone saw renaissance English plays at the theatres. Printed texts were often available and frequently collected by keen readers. What did readers gain from print over performance?

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Unique Aspects of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Zealand Agriculture – Seminar presented by Emeritus Professor Frank Griffen

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Centre for Sustainability Toroa Seminar Room, 563 Castle St, Dunedin, and online via Zoom.
A Centre for Sustainability seminar presented by Emeritus Professor Frank Griffin.

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Lunchtime Theatre – Awhi Tapu

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
Awhi Tapu” by Albert Belz, directed by Ray Spence.

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Meet Ruth Shaw: The Bookseller at the End of the World

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Dunningham Suite, Fourth Floor, Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Place, Dunedin
 In conversation with Majella Cullinane, author Ruth Shaw discusses her recent memoir, The Bookseller at the End of the World.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Simone Marshall

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Professor Simone Marshall delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: The Good Scribe: Lessons from the Quill

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Theatre at Allen Hall – Awhi Tapu

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
Awhi Tapu” by Albert Belz, directed by Ray Spence.

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Faith Thinking – Theo Aotearoa

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Online
The Vice-Chancellor, David Murdoch has called for the University of Otago to become a Treaty-based, Treaty-driven University.

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Lunchtime Theatre – Awhi Tapu

Friday, 19 August 2022 - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus
Awhi Tapu” by Albert Belz, directed by Ray Spence.

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International Migration to Small and Mid-Sized Cities: Opportunities, Challenges and a New Agenda for Research

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 - Via Zoom, Dunedin
This on-line seminar from Dr Melissa Kelly of Ryerson University in Canada will examine international migration to small and mid sized cities from the perspective of a comparative place-based approach

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Social and Community Work information session

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 - Seminar Room 1.19, First Floor, Otago Business School, cnr Clyde St and Union St East, Dunedin and online via Zoom
Social and Community Work information session for people interested in finding out about a career helping others, and making a difference in your community.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Mark Seymour

Thursday, 25 August 2022 - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Professor Mark Seymour delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Modern Italian History: Personal and Political

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Nursing in Crisis: Philippine Nurse Migration during the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Implications for New Zealand

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - Via Zoom, Dunedin
Join us as Professor Ma Reinaruth D. Carlos from Ryukoku University in Japan examines Philippine nurse migration during the COVID-19 pandemic and the implications for New Zealand

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Suffrage Lecture 2022: Pacific women and advocacy – holding space for Pacific voices and communities

Monday, 19 September 2022 - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus.
The 2022 Suffrage Lecture will be presented by Melissa Lama.

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Pluralising Legalities: Religious Freedom in Secular States

Friday, 30 September 2022 - Online
What constitutes the core values, tenets, cultural, historic, and ideological parameters of secularism in international contexts? Join us to hear Associate Professor Ann Black speak to her new co-edited volume, "Religious Freedom in Secular States".

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2022 Margaret Dalziel Lecture

Friday, 14 October 2022 - RMOOT (Moot Court, 10th Floor Richardson Building), Dunedin
Professor Rita Raley of the University of California at Santa Barbara will present the 2022 Margaret Dalziel Lecture, which is titled: In the wake of Ovid's unicorn: Critical and Artistic Engagements with Machine Learning/AI.

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Law 150th Celebrations and Reunion, 2023

Thursday, 13 April 2023 - University of Otago, Dunedin
A major conference, reunion and gala dinner will be held in 2023 to celebrate 150 years of Law teaching at the University of Otago.