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09 Jul July

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Lisa Ellis

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Archway Theatres (Union Street pedestrian area, opposite the original stone archway)
Professor Lisa Ellis delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled: Rational Environmental Optimism

24 Jul July

FW Guest Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 5:30pm - Moot Court Lecture Theatre, Richardson Building, University of Otago
The FW Guest Memorial Lecture is the Faculty of Law's most prestigious annual event for the legal profession in Otago. The Faculty is delighted that the 2019 lecture will be delivered by Professor David Fox, Professor of Common Law, University of Edinburgh and Otago Alumni.

27 Jul July

Meet the 2019 University of Otago Arts Fellows

Saturday, 27 July 2019 at 1:00pm - 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.

29 Jul July

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Lachy Paterson

Monday, 29 July 2019 at 5:30pm - 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'.

30 Jul July

Arts-based methods and cultural approaches in refugee integration

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 at 12:30pm - 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.

07 Aug August

Ceremonial and spiritual reflections on creativity and reconciliation in integration

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 at 5:30pm - 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'.

12 Aug August

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

Monday, 12 August 2019 at 5:30pm - 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'.

13 Aug August

Refugee Integration and the Arts of Hospitality

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 7:30pm - 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'.

21 Aug August

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

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 3:30pm - 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'.

06 Sep September

Researching multilingually with displaced peoples

Friday, 6 September 2019 at 12:00pm - 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'.

25 Sep September

1869 Conference and Heritage Festival

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 5:00pm - 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?

18 Nov November

Performing Artefacts conference

Monday, 18 November 2019 at 9:00am - 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.’

28 Nov November

Migration, health and wellbeing conference

Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 8:30am - 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.

 

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

Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 5:15pm - 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'.

01 Dec December

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)