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29 Sep September

Referendum Forum - End of Life Choice

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Burns 1 Lecture Theatre, 95 Albany Street
University of Otago

Public forum to discuss key aspects of the proposed End of Life Choice Act.

04 Oct October

The Luck of The Irish: Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction

Sunday, 4 October 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, Majella Cullinane presents on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction.

11 Oct October

The Luck of The Irish: Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’

Sunday, 11 October 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, Dame Fiona Kidman presents on Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’.

07 Mar March

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

Sunday, 7 March 2021 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 Tony Ballantyne presents on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken.

04 Apr April

The Luck of The Irish: Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

Sunday, 4 April 2021 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, Dr Dorothy Page presents on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist.

02 May May

The Luck of The Irish: Seán Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

Sunday, 2 May 2021 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, Seán Brosnahan presents on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader.

06 Jun June

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan

Sunday, 6 June 2021 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 Liam McIlvanney presents on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan.