AWSC Newsletter – July 2017 – link

Kia ora, Malo e lelei, Talofa Lava, Bula Vinaka, Greetings! This month Mere Wallace and Annette Cater celebrate the ordination of The Right Revd Dr Eleanor Sanderson.  AWSC has had a long interest in Ellie via our mentoring programme as she has progressed through her PhD studies and when she was invited to Virginia Theological Seminary as guest speaker a few years ago for the Anglican Women in Prayer conference.  We are thrilled to see that her hard work and commitment has been... View article

National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago

Seminar – Where is our firearms policy headed?   Thursday, 24 August 

Presented by Marie Russell, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Public Health

St David Seminar Room 5, 1.00 pm

Panel Discussion – Election 2017: Challenges and Opportunities.  Thursday, 31 August

Panellists:  Jane Clifton (NZ Listener Political Columnist), Bill Rosenberg (Council of Trade Unions), Marian Hobbs (Former Labour Cabinet Minister) and Professor Kevin Clements... View article

Anglican Pacifist Fellowship

Two Chances to Explore Pacifism – advance notice 

Christian pacifists and people interested in learning more about Christian pacifism are invited to a South Island gathering hosted by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship on the evening of Friday, 24 and Saturday November 25, 2017 in Dunedin.

These days dovetail onto the end of a National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies “Rethinking Pacifism for Revolution, Security and Politics” conference, November 22-24, at Otago... View article

The 2017 Caversham Lectures


7 November:    Life with Big Brother?

Professor Andrew Geddis discusses our current legal and human rights in the light of recently enacted surveillance and intelligence services legislation.


14 November:   Opening the Mind – Confessions of a brain surgeon

Professor of Biomedical ethics Grant Gillett, whose research interests are in psychiatry, philosophy and his area of medical expertise neuroscience, reflects on ethical dilemmas posed by... View article




A “Taster” Course in New Testament Greek

Dr Katie Marcar, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago

7:00 – 9:00 pm Wednesday August 16, 23 & 30, 5 (Albany Street), University of Otago


Understanding the Book of Revelation

Professor Paul Trebilco, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago

7:00 – 9:00 pm Wednesday September 6, 13 & 20,... View article