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Upcoming Humanities events

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14 Nov November

NZ Hispanic Studies Seminar NHUSS 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 9:00am - Castle D, with social breakout sessions on campus.
A variety of researchers in Hispanic studies, from around New Zealand, present across four sessions throughout two days.

15 Nov November

150th Anniversary Celebrations - Leap Dance symposium

Friday, 15 November 2019 at 8:30am - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, Dunedin
The Leap Dance symposium invites dance scholars, pedagogues, curators, choreographers and practitioners to celebrate iconic choreographers and dance educators in New Zealand.

17 Nov November

The Scottish role in developing the Ceylon tea enterprise

Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Join us for the final talk in the 2019 Global Migrations Public Lecture Series as Professor Angela McCarthy explores the Scottish role in developing the Ceylon tea enterprise.

18 Nov November

Performing Artefacts conference

Monday, 18 November 2019 at 8:30am - 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.’

21 Nov November

Te Tumu Whakapono: The Foundations of an Indigenous Māori Theology

Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 9:30am - Otago Business School, Lecture Room G19
“Māori people are crying out for a theology that is theirs, one that is couched in the language, imagery, symbols, systems, stories, values, theology and liturgy that speaks to them as to who they are in this land.” Pa Henare Tate

25 Nov November

Spirituality and Mental Health Symposium

Monday, 25 November 2019 at 9:00am - University of Otago Wellington Conference Centre
23A Mein Street
Newtown
Wellington

The University of Otago has partnered with the Salvation Army to host New Zealand's first spirtuality and mental health symposium.

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)