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A Lunchtime Poetry Reading – Cilla McQueen

Video 154.13MB
Audio 25.09MB

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

The Department of English presents a lunchtime poetry reading featuring the poet Cilla McQueen. Cilla was the Burns fellow at the University of Otago in 1985 and 1986, and the New Zealand Poet Laureate from 2009 until 2011. 11 September 2012.

A Lunchtime Poetry Reading – Emma Neale

 
Audio 19.71MB

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

The Department of English presents a lunchtime poetry reading featuring author Emma Neale. Emma is the 2012 Burns Fellow at the University of Otago and has published several successful volumes of poetry and novels. 11 September 2012.

Faculty of Law: Cyber Bullying: Do we need new law for cyber-bullies?

Video 440.67MB
Audio 71.74MB

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Steven Price and Thomas Beagle discuss the issues of cyber bullying and address the key questions “Is it possible for the internet to be both safe and free? And, if not, how do we strike the right balance between those qualities?”. Steven Price is a barrister specialising in media law, and an adjunct lecturer in media law at Victoria University of Wellington’s law school. Thomas Beagle has had a long involvement with computers and the IT industry. He is the co-founder of digital civil liberties group Tech Liberty and a member of the executive committee of the NZ Council for Civil Liberties. 6 September 2012

Peace Lecture 2004: The Rt. Hon. David Lange – Old Faiths, New World

Video 311.45MB
Audio 61.34MB

Thursday, 30 August 2012

The Right Honourable David Lange (1942-2005) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989. A skilled debater, he was well known for his quick wit and oratory. Perhaps his greatest legacy is New Zealand’s anti-nuclear legislation, which remains in force today. Here he presents the inaugural Otago Chaplaincy and Interfaith Group Peace Lecture on the topic of “Old Faiths, New World”. 5 August 2004.

Te Tumu: Maria Bargh – Blue Economy Aotearoa

 
Audio 66.79MB

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Dr Maria Bargh, Senior Lecturer Pukenga Matua, Te Kawa a Māui - Victoria University of Wellington presents an open lecture on the topic of “Blue Economy Aotearoa”. This lecture examines the ‘Blue Economy’ in light of Māori thoughts around waste, the environment and diverse economies. The ‘Blue Economy’ focuses on re-using waste for producing new products, and encourages the creation of innovations that imitate natural ecosystems. 13 July 2012.

Disability Studies: Anne Hawker- Alice through the looking glass – Disability Studies’ cultural contribution

 
Audio 59.18MB

Monday, 27 August 2012

Anne Hawker, Principal Disability Advisor for the Ministry of Social Development presents a keynote lecture 'Alice through the looking glass - Disability Studies’ cultural contribution' at the Disability Studies: Every Body In, inaugural conference. November 2011

Disability Studies: Dr Tom Shakespeare - Our Statures Touch the Skies: High Achievers with Disabilities

Video 334.71MB
Audio 56.60MB

Monday, 27 August 2012

A Public Lecture by Tom Shakespeare celebrating 20 years of disability support at the University of Otago. April 2012

Dr Tom Shakespeare: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Why it matters

Video 334.83MB
Audio 61.93MB

Monday, 27 August 2012

Dr Tom Shakespeare, author, social scientist, bioethicist and editor of the World Report on Disability presents an open lecture on "The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Why it matters". 30 November 2011

Disability Studies: Dr Tom Shakespeare: Making a difference: how disability research can change our world

 
Audio 61.18MB

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Dr Tom Shakespeare, author, social scientist, bioethicist and editor of the World Report on Disability presents a keynote lecture 'Making a difference: how disability research can change our world' at the Disability Studies: Every Body In, inaugural conference. November 2011

CTPI: Public Square – Fair Trade: If It Does So Much Good, Why Aren’t We All Buying It?

Video 533.20MB
Audio 86.78MB

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

The Centre for Theology and Public Issues presents a panel discussion with Geoff White (General Manager, Trade Aid); Professor David Fielding (Department of Economics); Susan Wardell (founder of The Cuckoo's Nest clothing store, Dunedin); Jason Taylor (designer of Trade Aid's digital storytelling kiosk); and Richard Stainer (World Development Adviser, St Edmundsbury & Ipswich Anglican Diocese, UK). 22 August 2012.

CTPI: Public Square – Re-defining Marriage: Threat? Right? or Non-Issue?

Video 524.96MB
Audio 85.53MB

Monday, 13 August 2012

The Centre for Theology and Public Issues presents a panel discussion on the topic of “Re-defining Marriage: Threat? Right? or Non-Issue?”. Panellists include Neill Ballantyne (Queer Support Coordinator, OUSA & National Secretary, Student Christian Movement of Aotearoa); Rev Stu Crossan (Vicar, St Matthew's Anglican Church, Dunedin); Rev Dr James Harding (Department of Theology, Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies); Rev Nimarota Lale (Minister, Pacific Islands Presbyterian Church, North Dunedin); Jill McDonald (Marriage Celebrant) and Professor Nicola Peart (Faculty of Law, expert on family and property law). 13 August 2012.

Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures 2012: Rev Dr William Willimon – Should the Church Try to Change the World?

Video 121.02MB
Audio 54.57MB

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

The Department of Theology and Religion presents lecture five of the 2012 Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture series. Given by the Reverend Dr William Willimon, Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Alabama, this presentation covers the topic “Should the Church Try to Change the World?” 8 August 2012.

IPL: Professor Struan Scott – Mistaken Payments and the Change of Position Defence: Rare Cases and Elegance

Video 459.89MB
Audio 75.41MB

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Professor Struan Scott, from the Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture: “Mistaken Payments and the Change of Position Defence: Rare Cases and Elegance”. 7 August 2012.

Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures 2012: Rev Dr Wiliam Willimon – Jesus as the Church’s Greatest Challenge

Video 108.85MB
Audio 48.24MB

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

The Department of Theology and Religion presents lecture four of the 2012 Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture series. Given by the Reverend Dr William Willimon, Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Alabama, this presentation covers the topic “Jesus as the Church’s Greatest Challenge”. 7 August 2012.

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