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Previous Symposium events

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21 Aug August

Café Babel August!

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room, 1W9 (up the stairs), Arts Building
Speakers of Chinese, German, French, Japanese and/or Spanish - come have an informal chat!

26 Aug August

CHeST Symposium 2019

Monday, 26 August 2019 at 1:50pm - Room OBS117, Otago Business School
The CHeST Symposium on 26 August 2019 is featuring a keynote address and panel discussion on Improving healthcare improvements. RSVP before 20 August.

18 Sep September

Café Babel: September

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room
It's the penultimate Café Babel!  Do come along for an informal chat.

20 Sep September

From Evidence to Everyday: Translating nutrition research for a healthy Aotearoa

Friday, 20 September 2019 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, 23A Mein Street, University of Otago, Wellington
Join us for a fascinating lineup of topics exploring how nutrition research is interpreted by health professionals, the media, policymakers, the community, and ultimately makes its way into our everyday food choices.

26 Sep September

Pacific Voices XVI Postgraduate Research Symposium 2019

Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 9:30am - Mark Parker Room - University College
The Pacific Voices symposium is an annual event that showcases the research being conducted by Pacific postgraduate students at the University of Otago.

27 Sep September

Noticing Peter Olds: A symposium on the Dunedin poet

Friday, 27 September 2019 at 2:00pm - OBS119 – Otago Business School Lecture Room 1.19

A symposium on Dunedin writer and former Burns Fellow Peter Olds, whose work has been important to poets and other readers of New Zealand poetry since the 1970s.

08 Oct October

2019 Otago Spotlight Series: Mental Health Research

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Wellington Campus, 23a Mein Street Newtown, Wellington
Otago Spotlight Series, held on Wellington Campus, showcases our researchers working in the field of mental health. 

09 Oct October

Café Babel: The last for 2019

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 at 5:00pm - Humanities Common Room (top of the western stairs in the Arts/Burns building)
1W9 – first floor, west wing, room 9, Arts Building, 95 Albany Street

It's the last Café Babel! Do come along for an informal chat.  Adjusted start time of 5pm.

11 Oct October

Global Studies student projects fair

Friday, 11 October 2019 at 11:00am - Arts Building, 1W9: Humanities Common Room
Global Studies students present their projects, engaged in discussions about the term "environment".

14 Oct October

Digital Humanities Expo 2019

Monday, 14 October 2019 at 1:00pm - BURNS2 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Dunedin campus
Join us for this year's Digital Humanities Expo, where we mix in critique and current events in heavy measure as we think about DH practice in our curiously polarising contemporary moment... 

15 Oct October

Humanities Teaching and Learning Symposium

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 at 9:00am - Moot Court and Seminar Room 5, Faculty of Law, Richardson Building

Celebrate teaching in the Humanities! Join our workshops and discussions for Humanities staff about the practice of teaching, share your knowledge, and learn from others.

This is a fantastic opportunity to hear from colleagues about a range of different teaching methods and styles.

18 Oct October

Symposium – Late Effects of Polio

Friday, 18 October 2019 at 9:30am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D
University of Otago Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown

This highly interactive one-day symposium will bring together the clinical teams, the researchers and those with lived experience of this debilitating condition to improve outcomes for all.

15 Nov November

150th Anniversary Celebrations - Leap Dance symposium

Friday, 15 November 2019 at 8:30am - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, Dunedin
The Leap Dance symposium invites dance scholars, pedagogues, curators, choreographers and practitioners to celebrate iconic choreographers and dance educators in New Zealand.