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Upcoming Humanities events

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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.