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23 Jun June

Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening – Invercargill

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 7:00pm - University of Otago, Invercargill campus, PO Bx 56, 100 Nelson Street, Invercargill
Make a difference. Become a teacher. We invite you to join us for the Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening in Invercargill.

02 Jul July

Otago Foreign Policy School

Friday, 2 July 2021 at 9:00am - St Margaret's College, 333 Leith Street, University of Otago campus
New Zealand foreign policy in a post-COVID world, 2–3 July 2021, St Margaret's College, University of Otago.

06 Jul July

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat – Humanities

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 at 10:00am - Moot Court, 10th floor Richardson building, University of Otago, Dunedin.
Master’s and Doctoral students communicate their research in no more than three minutes, aimed at a non-specialist audience.

28 Jul July

Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 at 7:00pm - Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, 2 Hill Street, Thorndon, Wellington.
Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith – Science and Spirituality Panel.

 

Where did War Criminals Go?

Monday, 9 August 2021 at 6:00pm - Burns 5, Burns (Arts) Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Kris Clancy and Chris Harris from the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand examine certain war criminals, from Nazis to the modern day, who were able to escape prosecution and the role New Zealand played in bringing them to justice.

 

Irish and Scottish Film Nights: Rob Roy

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Burns 7 Seminar Room, 95 Albany Street, Located on the ground floor of the Arts Building, Dunedin
Rob Roy is a 1995 American biographical historical drama film about Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th c. Scottish clan chief.

12 Aug August

Hocken Talk Series: Professor Robert G Patman: 9/11 and the Emerging Global Order

Thursday, 12 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin.
Since the late 1980s, the world has experienced a turbulent and prolonged transition to a new international order. 9/11, the response to it and the significant events that followed are among factors shaping the global transition we are living through.

17 Aug August

Research seminar

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 10:00am - BURN4, Arts Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
Seminar on 'The transitional spectator: into the liminal spaces of post-cinema' by Dr Maud Ceuterick, a senior lecturer in Film and Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway.

 

Careers for Bachelor of Arts students

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 5:15pm - Terrace Lounge, First Floor upstairs, University Union Building, Dunedin

A seminar for current Bachelor of Arts students, with speakers outlining where their Bachelor of Arts degree has taken them in their career.

24 Aug August

Via Zoom – Social and Community Work information session

Tuesday, 24 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Via Zoom only

Are you interested in a career helping people? Join our Social and Community Work information session via Zoom to find out how to help others and make a difference in your community.

09 Sep September

POSTPONED – Dan and Gwen Taylor Lecture

Thursday, 9 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 3 lecture theatre, University of Otago, Dunedin.
This event has been postponed due to COVID-19 Alert Levels

14 Sep September

Master of Arts (coursework) information session

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at 4:00pm - Via Zoom, Dunedin
Just one year of study (or three semesters) can help you to achieve your career goals. Come to the Master of Arts online information session to find out more about this internationally-recognised master’s degree

 

Irish and Scottish Film Nights: Angela's Ashes

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Burns 7 Seminar Room, 95 Albany Street, Located on the ground floor of the Arts Building, Dunedin
Angela's Ashes is a 1999 drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Frank McCourt.

 

Parsing the Possibility of Peace in Syria: Insights from Syrian Scholars

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at 6:00pm - Online Webinar via Zoom, Dunedin
For academics, policymakers and lay observers the duration and the labyrinthine array of internal and external factors can lead to a sense of hopelessness regarding the peaceful resolution of the Syrian Conflict. But is the Syria conflict really irresolvable?

17 Sep September

POSTPONED - Faith Thinking in Person

Friday, 17 September 2021 at 7:00pm - Simpson Room, Dunedin City Baptist Church, 19 Main South Road, Concord, Dunedi
This event has been postponed because of the change in Alert Levels.