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Inaugural Professorial Lectures

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The current series of Inaugural Professorial Lectures was established in 1996 with the broad aim of promoting and celebrating the academic reputation of professorial staff.

The series makes an important contribution to the University's role within the wider community by providing a public forum for leading research and enhancing Otago's statutory role as critic and conscience of society.

2018 Inaugural Professorial Lectures

Professor Lecture Details
Professor Anthony Ritchie
Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts

Composing music: but is it research?

Tuesday 15 May, 5:30pm
Archway 1 Lecture Theatre

Professor David Bell
UoO College of Education

Why Hokusai’s ‘Great Wave’ Matters

Monday 16 July, 5:30pm
Archway 1 Lecture Theatre

Professor James Maclaurin
Department of Philosophy

Applied Philosophy. Wait. What?

Tuesday 31 July, 5:30pm
Archway 1 Lecture Theatre

Professor Ruth Fitzgerald
Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

A life studying care and choices

Monday 6 August, 5:30pm
Archway 1 Lecture Theatre

Professor Claudine Stirling
Department of Chemistry
Thursday 13 September, 5.30pm
Archway 4 Lecture Theatre
Professor Jim Cotter
Department of Physical Education
Wednesday 21 November, 5.30pm
Archway 4 Lecture Theatre

2019 Inaugural Professorial Lectures

Professor Lecture Details
Professor Jessica Palmer
Faculty of Law