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Study and Career Options in the Humanities: Postgraduate Panel

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - Centre for Innovation, Seminar Room.
A postgraduate panel will discuss career and study options in the Humanities.

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Marama Hall Lunchtime Concert: Featuring Romantic French and German Music

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - Marama Hall
Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Thomas & Hahn
Vocal and Instrumental Performance Students

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Nationhood reframed: Migration as opportunity structure

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Burns 2 Lecture Theatre
The re-tooled concept of nationhood involves the process of expanding the nation when otherwise different people share some combination of language, norms, values, faith, culture, identity or ideals. Join  in this open lecture, presented by Professor Raymond Taras, Department of Political Science, Tulane University, New Orleans. 

Ray Taras

Department of Political Science | Tulane University, New Orleans

208-19 U.S. Fullbright Distinguished Chair | The Australian National University, Canberra

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The Power and Pitfalls of Ancient DNA: What ancient DNA can and can’t tell us about ancient human migrations

Sunday, 21 July 2019 - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
Join us for the first talk in the Global Migrations Public Lecture Series as Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith discusses DNA and ancient migration.

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Marama Hall Lunchtime Concert: Alex Raineri in Recital

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - Marama Hall
The Prizewinning Australian pianist returns to perform works by James Ledger and Chopin

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Wild Self-Care with Sex, Drugs, and Gay Men

Thursday, 25 July 2019 - Richardson 6.N4

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Allen Hall Lunchtime Theatre: Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand winners!

Friday, 26 July 2019 - Allen Hall Theatre
Theatre Studies is proud to present the regional winners from the recent SGCNZ Shakespeare festival

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Meet the 2019 University of Otago Arts Fellows

Saturday, 27 July 2019 - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
The Fellows will talk about their work and aspects of the creative process, and you can ask them questions. Chaired by Nicholas McBryde, Founder and previous Director of Arts Festival Dunedin.
This event, held at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, is guaranteed to be fun and interesting. Tea and cupcakes to follow.

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Bake Your Thesis Competition

Monday, 29 July 2019 - Main Common Room, ground floor, University Union Building
Enter the 2nd annual Bake Your Thesis competition where research students present their research in the form of an edible baked item.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Lachy Paterson

Monday, 29 July 2019 - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Archway Theatres, (Union Street pedestrian area, opposite the original stone archway)
Professor Lachy Paterson delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled 'Colonialism, Race and Print'.

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Arts-based methods and cultural approaches in refugee integration

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Join us for the first lecture in the 2019 De Carle Distinguished Lectureship series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of Arts-based methods and cultural approaches to refugee integration.

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Marama Hall Lunchtime Concert: Dylan Lardelli: Guitar and Baroque Guitar

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Marama Hall
Dylan Lardelli, 2019 Mozart Fellow, performs works from the Renaissance to Contemporary

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Café Babel July

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Arts 1W9
Our first Cafe Babel for second semester - all are welcome

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Religion and politics in America: Friends, enemies, frenemies

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Campus
An open lecture by Professor Christopher Bellitto, Professor of History, Kean University, New Jersey, USA.

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Allen Hall Lunchtime Theatre: Lux in Tenebris (Light in Darkness)

Thursday, 1 August 2019 - Allen Hall Theatre
Lux in Tenebris (Light in Darkness) by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Eva Geisel adn Ernest Borneman. Directed by Thomas Markinson.

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Renewing democracy in a time of distrust

Thursday, 1 August 2019 - Richardson 6N4
A seminar presented by Dr Max Rashbrooke.

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Allen Hall Lunchtime Theatre: Lux in Tenebris (Light in Darkness)

Friday, 2 August 2019 - Allen Hall Theatre
Lux in Tenebris (Light in Darkness), by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Eva Geisel and Ernest Borneman. Directed by Thomas Makinson.

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Graduate Research Festival 2019 | Research Elevator Pitch

Saturday, 3 August 2019 - Screened in Castle Theatre Complex | 362 Leith St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Communicate your research in the form of an attention-grabbing elevator pitch.

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Ceremonial and spiritual reflections on creativity and reconciliation in integration

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - Moot Court, Richardson Building
Join us for the second lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of 'Ceremonial and Spiritual Reflections on Creativity and Reconciliation in Integration'.

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Destitution, deportation and their consequences: Considerations from Law and Language

Monday, 12 August 2019 - Moot Court, Richardson Building, University of Otago
Join us for the third lecture in the 2019 De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of 'Destitution, Deportation and their Consequences: Considerations from Law and Language'.

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Refugee Integration and the Arts of Hospitality

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 - Mornington Methodist Church, corner of Galloway and Whitby streets, Mornington, Dunedin
Join us for the fourth lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Langauges and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of 'Refugee Integration and the Arts of Hospitality'.

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Rent and refuge: Scotland's street-wise history of sanctuary and solidarity

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - Burns 5, Arts/Burns Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Join us for the fifth lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic 'Rent and Refuge: Scotland's Street-wise History of Sanctuary and Solidarity'.

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Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science and God

Friday, 30 August 2019 - Otago Business School, Ground Floor, Lecture Room G.17
This conference aims to promote constructive engagement between the disciplines of theology and science and explore some of the contentious issues in the relationship between science and religion

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Researching multilingually with displaced peoples

Friday, 6 September 2019 - To be advised.
Join us for the sixth lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic 'Researching Multilingually with Displaced Peoples'.

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Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse

Friday, 20 September 2019 - To be confirmed – please RSVP by email to sgsw@otago.ac.nz or phone +64 3 479 7951 by Friday 6 September to register your attendance.
This two-hour continuing professional development seminar will explore this issue the impacts on family members and the strategies that might be effective in managing distress.

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1869 Conference and Heritage Festival

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 25 September - University of Otago
26 & 27 September - Otago Museum
28 September - University of Otago

Join us in Dunedin, New Zealand for conversations on topics of wide scholarly and public interest. What happened in 1869 in your field of research or scholarly interest?

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Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 12th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington (23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021)

 


Our annual global health conference is an opportunity to meet researchers working across diverse disciplines in global health, discuss projects, and to foster new collaborations.

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Performing Artefacts conference

Monday, 18 November 2019 - Allen Hall theatre
The Performing Artefacts conference considers how peoples’ experiences and knowledge of ‘the real’ are communicated via performances involving artefacts – performances of the everyday, as well as activities explicitly labelled ‘performances.’

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Migration, health and wellbeing conference

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
This two-day conference will bring together experts in research, policy and practice for sharing, learning and paving the way for optimising migrant and refugee health and wellbeing.

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Idioms of distress: Wellbeing and mental resilience in displaced peoples, refugee populations and global mental health

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - Castle Lecture Theatre 1 (located between the Arts, and Richardson Buildings, if accessing via walkways from Albany Street)
Join us for the seventh lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic 'Idioms of Distress: Wellbeing and Resilience in Displaced Peoples, Refugee Populations and Global Mental Health'.

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Encounters & Exchanges Conference 2019, Blenheim

Sunday, 1 December 2019 - ASB Theatre and Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim
Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge)