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26 Feb February

Irish and Scottish Film Night (1) - The Quiet Man

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
The Irish and Scottish Film Nights are back! Starting with the Irish classic 'The Quiet Man' introduced by Seán Brosnahan.

01 Mar March

The Luck of the Irish: Professor Barbara Brookes – an account of a family move from Ireland to New Zealand

Sunday, 1 March 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Barbara Brookes gives an account of a family move from Ireland to New Zealand.

05 Mar March

Jeffrey Wasserstrom: ‘Hong Kong on the Brink’

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:00pm - Lecture Theatre Burns 2, Arts Building, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom presents an illustrated talk focussing on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong.

08 Mar March

The Speed of Modern Life

Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 8:45pm - The projection will take place on the exterior of the Richardson Building, 845 Albany Street, University of Otago campus.
An award-winning collaboration between Professor Sally Shuttleworth of Oxford University (William Evans Fellow), and the UK's Projection Studio, bringing research to life.

11 Mar March

Journey to New Edinburgh: The Story of Otago's Pioneers

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 3:30pm - Burns 5, Burns/Arts Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Join Seán Brosnahan from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum as he outlines the development of a new documentary which will examine early Scottish migration to Otago.

19 Mar March

Dunedin 2020 Race Relations Week Forum

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 6:30pm - Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin
A forum with Meng Foon (New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner), Guled Mire (former refugee and community leader), and Tania Williams (Dunedin Araiteuru Marae leader) to discuss race relations in New Zealand.

 

Irish and Scottish Film Night (3) - The Field

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
For the third installment of the Irish and Scottish film nights, Lisa Marr will introduce the Irish classic, 'The Field'.

 

Tenx9: Courage

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 7:00pm - All Saints' Church Hall, 786 Cumberland Street.
Nine short stories on courage, facilitated by Paul Dornan and John Graveston.

03 May May

The Luck of The Irish: Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’

Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dame Fiona Kidman presents on Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’.

20 May May

Irish and Scottish Film Night (5) - Philomena

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the fifth installment of our film night, with Professor Sonja Tiernan introducing 'Philomena'.

07 Jun June

The Luck of The Irish: Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction

Sunday, 7 June 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Majella Cullinane presents on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction.

05 Jul July

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall

Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Jane Malthus presents on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall.

22 Jul July

Irish and Scottish Film Night (7) - The Guard

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the seventh installment of our film night, with Emer Lyons introducing 'The Guard'.

02 Aug August

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

Sunday, 2 August 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Tony Ballantyne presents on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken.

06 Sep September

The Luck of The Irish: Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dr Dorothy Page presents on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist.

09 Sep September

Irish and Scottish Film Night (9) - Angela's Ashes

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the ninth instalment, and the last Irish movie – 'Angela's Ashes', introduced by Dr Majella Cullinane.

04 Oct October

The Luck of The Irish: Seán Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Seán Brosnahan presents on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader.

01 Nov November

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan

Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Liam McIlvanney presents on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan.