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23 Jun June

A voice from Manus Island: An evening with Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian

Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 6:00pm - Dunningham Suite, Floor 4, Dunedin City Library
Join us for an evening with Kurdish-Iranian writer, filmmaker, and refugee Behrouz Boochani, who is currently incarcerated by the Australian government in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre (Papua New Guinea).

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'.