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Previous Humanities events

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06 Mar March

Pass it on! The channeling method in consumer ethics

Monday, 6 March 2023 at 5:15pm - Burns 5, Arts Building, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
How should consumers respond to the numerous ethical concerns about products they might want to buy? Ewan Kingston (College of Charleston) explores this topic in relation to the role NGOs might play.

14 Mar March

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Ben Schonthal

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 at 5:45pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin, and online via live-stream
Professor Ben Schonthal delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: "Law's Karma: Cause and effect in courtroom and cosmos".

16 Mar March

Fire and Climate across scales: A North American perspective

Thursday, 16 March 2023 at 12:00pm - Centre for Sustainability, Toroa Seminar Room, 563 Castle St, Dunedin
Fire and Climate across scales: A North American perspective. Seminar presented by Piyush Jain, Research Scientist with the Canadian Forest Service.


TRN Seminar

Thursday, 16 March 2023 at 12:00pm - Zoom, Dunedin
Join us for our Transport Research Network (TRN) online seminar: Weather or not to go: The travel impact of nuisance flooding and heavy rain for disabled and older people. Presented by Emily Ward from the University of Canterbury. This is a free online TRN seminar, all welcome!

17 Mar March

Dunedin Fringe Festival at Allen Hall – Wonderful

Friday, 17 March 2023 at 8:00pm - Allen Hall, Corner of Union and Leith Streets, University of Otago, Dunedin
Wonderful – the story of the divine Lady Hermione and her loyal butler Roberts.

01 Apr April

Game Writing for Good by All

Saturday, 1 April 2023 at 10:00am - Moot Court (RMOOT) 10th Floor Richardson Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
Join us as we launch the Dunedin Festival of Interactive Narrative and Storytelling with special guest, Professor Mark Marino.

05 Apr April

Indigenous philosophies and intergenerational justice: Taylor Fellow Lecture 2023

Wednesday, 5 April 2023 at 11:00am - Terrace Lounge, upstairs in the Link (Union Building), Dunedin
The 2023 Taylor Fellow, Associate Professor Krushil Watene, will talk about the influence of indigenous philosophies and intergenerational justice upon regenerative practices, relational repair, in turn enabling practical implications vital for climate justice.

13 Apr April

Te Roopū Whai Pūtake 30th Anniversary Reunion

Thursday, 13 April 2023 - Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, Dunedin
Te Roopū Whai Pūtake 30th Anniversary Reunion 13–14 April 2023, University of Otago – Nau mai, hoki mai

19 Apr April

Are Ozone's Relationships of Normative Importance?

Wednesday, 19 April 2023 at 12:00pm - Arts Building / Burns 4C11, University of Otago, Dunedin
Are Ozone's Relationships of Normative Importance? Politics Seminar presented by Dr Christine Winter.


Another World is Possible: Mission, Lament and Hope (Wellington)

Thursday, 20 April 2023 at 7:00pm - Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul | Te Wharekarakianui o Paora Tapu ki te Whanganui-a-Tara, 2 Hill Street, Wellington
Oxford-based New Zealand missiologist Dr Cathy Ross explores the significance of lament for Christian life and witness.

02 Jun June

Book Roundtable: Crack-Up Capitalism by Quinn Slobodian

Friday, 2 June 2023 at 12:00pm - AVC1, eConferencing Room, ITS Services Building, Dunedin, and online via Zoom
A virtual roundtbale discussion with Quinn Slobodian on his new book Crack-Up Capitalism (2023). Professor Slobodian will be in discussion with Melinda Cooper (ANU); Miranda Johnson (Otago); Neil Vallelly (Otago); and Jessica Whyte (UNSW).