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English & Linguistics: An Evening with Doug Johnstone

English & Linguistics: An Evening with Doug Johnstone

Video 344.02MB

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

The rising star of Tartan Noir, Scottish author Doug Johnstone reads from his new novel, 'Gone Again' (Faber, 2013), answers questions from the audience and even sings a few songs. Doug Johnstone's previous novel was described as "a great slice of noir" by Ian Rankin, and "a grisly parable of our times" by Irvine Welsh. 28 August 2013

Philosophy: 2013 Dan & Gwen Taylor Lecture: Is Religion Special? Toleration, Conscience and Exemptions from the Law

Philosophy: 2013 Dan & Gwen Taylor Lecture: Is Religion Special? Toleration, Conscience and Exemptions from the Law

Video 111.73MB
Audio 43.84MB

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Professor Brian Leiter (Karl N. Llewellyn, Professor of Jurisprudence and Director, Centre for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values, University of Chicago) speaks on the topic of his recent book 'Why Tolerate Religion?' (Princeton University Press, 2012). 27 August 2013

De Carle Lecture 2013: Maya Archaeology Lecture Series, The Maya: An Ancient American Civilisation

De Carle Lecture 2013: Maya Archaeology Lecture Series, The Maya: An Ancient American Civilisation

Video 80.00MB
Audio 54.02MB

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Professor Norman Hammond, Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at Boston University delivers the first lecture in the Maya Archaeology series. Professor Hammond is also an Associate in Maya Archaeology at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University. 11 September 2013

Albert Moore Memorial Lecture Series 2013: From Patoru Tamatea to Ralph Hotere: the impact of Catholic spirituality and iconography

Albert Moore Memorial Lecture Series 2013: From Patoru Tamatea to Ralph Hotere: the impact of Catholic spirituality and iconography

Video 138.44MB
Audio 77.13MB

Monday, 9 September 2013

This is the second in the inaugural Albert Moore Lecture Series for 2013. The 2013 open lecture series, given by Professor Jonathan Mane Wheoki, Professor of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, is based around the theme "Toi Karaitiana: Christianity and Māori Art and Architecture". 24 July 2013

CTPI: Public Square: Seeking the Welfare of the City: The Contribution of Theology to New Zealand’s Public Square

CTPI: Public Square: Seeking the Welfare of the City: The Contribution of Theology to New Zealand’s Public Square

Video 176.35MB
Audio 72.20MB

Monday, 9 September 2013

This is the farewell lecture by Centre of Theology and Public Issues Director Professor Andrew Bradstock who joined the University in January 2009 as Howard Paterson Professor of Theology and Public Issues and established the Centre. 15 August 2013

Albert Moore Memorial Lectures 2013: From Samuel Marsden to Fredereick Bennet: Te Hāhi Mihinare

Albert Moore Memorial Lectures 2013: From Samuel Marsden to Fredereick Bennet: Te Hāhi Mihinare

Video 136.85MB
Audio 77.81MB

Monday, 9 September 2013

This is the first in the inaugural Albert Moore Lecture Series for 2013. The 2013 open lecture series, given by Professor Jonathan Mane Wheoki, Professor of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, is based around the theme "Toi Karaitiana: Christianity and Māori Art and Architecture". 23 July 2013

Albert Moore Memorial Lecture Series 2013: Regret and Resistance: The Crucified Tekoteko

Albert Moore Memorial Lecture Series 2013: Regret and Resistance: The Crucified Tekoteko

Video 110.27MB
Audio 75.53MB

Monday, 9 September 2013

This is the third and final lecture in the inaugural Albert Moore Lecture Series for 2013. The 2013 open lecture series, given by Professor Jonathan Mane Wheoki, Professor of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, is based around the theme "Toi Karaitiana: Christianity and Māori Art and Architecture". 25 July 2013

CTPI: Public Square: Mike Houlahan, Jinty MacTavish, Dr Nicholas Khoo & Rev Dr Selwyn Yeoman with Dr Andrew Bradstock

CTPI: Public Square: Mike Houlahan, Jinty MacTavish, Dr Nicholas Khoo & Rev Dr Selwyn Yeoman with Dr Andrew Bradstock

Video 280.47MB
Audio 86.50MB

Monday, 9 September 2013

Mike Houlahan, (Past Editor of Dunedin-based Fairfax newspaper D Scene, final edition published end of May 2013), Jinty MacTavish (Dunedin City councillor, youth-worker, film-maker and activist), Dr Nicholas Khoo (lecturer in Politics with a specialist knowledge of China and international relations), & Dr Selwyn Yeoman (Presbyterian minister, environmentalist, and Master of Knox College), with Professor Andrew Bradstock discuss questions submitted by prospective members of the audience relating to issues of current concern. Among the issues for discussion are: the Leveson report and press freedom in New Zealand, New Zealand and Kyoto, the Chinese leadership change and China-NZ relations, New Zealand's nuclear stance, and whether we're more obsessed by Hobbits than our own real 'little people'. 11 December 2012

In Conversation: His Holiness, the Dalai Lama with Sir Lloyd Geering

In Conversation: His Holiness, the Dalai Lama with Sir Lloyd Geering

Video 168.41MB
Audio 53.69MB

Thursday, 5 September 2013

His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, in conversation with Sir Lloyd Geering, leading New Zealand thinker and commentator on theological issues. His Holiness talks about his childhood, his training and education, Buddhism, secularism, science and religion.

Faculty of Law: International Animal Welfare Reforms: Lessons for New Zealand

Faculty of Law: International Animal Welfare Reforms: Lessons for New Zealand

Video 164.25MB
Audio 69.58MB

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Hear Lewis Bollard, Harvard and Yale alumnus, talk about international patterns of animal welfare law reform and how New Zealand is adapting to global change. This talk is hosted by the Otago Students' Animal Legal Defence Fund and the Faculty of Law. 15 April 2013

English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Bernadette Hall

English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Bernadette Hall

Video 89.11MB

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Bernadette Hall was the 1996 University of Otago Robert Burns Fellow. She is the author of nine poetry collections and has been the recipient of several national and international fellowships and residencies. 14 February 2013

CTPI: Public Square - Professor Martyn Percy with Professor Andrew Bradstock

CTPI: Public Square - Professor Martyn Percy with Professor Andrew Bradstock

Video 233.07MB
Audio 67.55MB

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Leading Anglican writer and educator Professor Martyn Percy discusses his life, work and ambitions in conversation with Professor Andrew Bradstock, Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues. Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, the largest provider of Anglican ordination training in the UK, Martyn Percy is one of the most influential Christian thinkers, writers and educators around today. 15 April 2013

Question and Answer session with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

Question and Answer session with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

Video 279.46MB
Audio 96.52MB

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

His Holiness, the Dalai Lama has travelled to more than 62 countries spanning 6 continents. He has met with presidents, prime ministers and crowned rulers of major nations. He has held dialogues with the heads of different religions and many well-known scientists. In his first visit to the University of Otago, His Holiness answers nominated questions presented by the University’s students and staff. 11 June 2013

English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Rhian Gallagher

English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Rhian Gallagher

Video 91.43MB
Audio 31.74MB

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Rhian Gallagher is a poet whose writing has been widely anthologised. She won the New Zealand Post Book Award for Poetry in 2012 for her second collection of poems, Shift. 14 February 2013

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