March 13 & 20
Picasso – The Demoiselles at 100
Professor Tony Bellette.
James K. Baxter and Classical Myth
Professor John Davidson, School of Classics, VUW.
Peter Walls, Chief Executive, NZ Symphony Orchestra.
Residency at the Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF)
Ann Barrie and Tracy Powell
May 8, 15 & 22
The Canterbury Tales
Dr Ian Jamieson
The first Pilgrim’s Progress: Guillaume de Deguileville’s ‘Pilgrimage of Life’ (an illustrated account)
Associate Professor Kathryn Walls, VUW
Are New Zealanders Good Global Citizens?
Barry Coates, CEO, Oxfam New Zealand
Talking About Elections
Professor Margaret Clark and Dr Jon Johansson, Department of Political Science, VUW.
The Language of Shakespeare
Professor Robert Easting, School of English, Film, Theatre & Media Studies, VUW
Gerald Manley Hopkins
Associate Professor Peter Whitford, School of English, Film, Theatre & Media Studies, VUW
August 7, 14, 21
Women in Ancient Greece
Dr Matthew Trundle, School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, VUW
August 29 – Wednesday
Early French Explorers, Missionaries and Settlers in NZ
Philip Knight, Emeritus Professor of French, VUW
Making Britons of them in British and Imperial Juvenile Literature 1905-1914.
The Writers of Maoriland: the Literature of Late Colonial New Zealand
Jane Stafford, Department of English, VUW
Cathy Downes, Director of Downstage will talk about the running of Downstage Theatre.
Rita According to Rita: the letters and self portraits of Rita Angus
Jill Trevelyan, Art Historian and curator
A Guru at my Table: Researching Cults in New Zealand
Dr Heather Kavan, Department of Communication and Journalism, Massey University.
The Cult of Rembrandt, Master Printmaker
David Maskill, School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, VUW.
New Zealand International Festival of the Arts 2008: The Festival Programme 2008
Lissa Twomey, Director
From Scrabble Champs to Antarctica Science: A Reporting Life
Professor Lloyd Geering
Earthquake Risk in Istanbul
Dr David Hopkins, Consulting Engineer
Critical Issues in International Women’s Health
Professor Anne Firth Murray
Legal issues for retirement age people
The History of Private Hospitals in Wellington
Dr Ron Easthope, retired Cardiologist, Wellington Hospital
Prosperity through Productivity
Dr Andrew Cleland, CEO, Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, (IPENZ)
Work of the Families Commission
Making the Wellington Region Strategic Plan Work
Murray McCaw, Independent Chair, Wellington Region Strategy Forum
Emerging Digital Scenarios and Enabling Technologies
Jonathan Usher, Director, Consumer Media Technology, Microsoft Corporation
A Snapshot of the Life of a Rural Veterinarian
The Alternative Education Project
Mark Wallis, Wellington City Mission’s Youth Division
Antarctica – Past and Future
Professor Peter Barrett, Director, Antarctic Research Centre and Professor of Geology, VUW
Work Patterns and Sleepiness among Junior Doctors
Professor Phillipa Gander
The Psychology of Eyewitness Evidence
Matthew Gerrie, School of Psychology, VUW
Dr Raymond Boyce, MBE
Child Abuse in New Zealand; is it really that bad?
Dr Dawn Elder, Senior Lecturer University of Otago, Wellington School of Medicine
The changes to the structure of N.Z. Education since ‘Tomorrow’s Schools
Dougal Scott, Dean, Faculty of Education, VUW
The Role of Local Government. What Purpose? What Value?
Ian McKinnon, Wellington City Councillor
Martin Boswell, Accreditation Manager, Faculty of Commerce and Administration, VUW will continue the talk on Russian History that he gave in June.
Volcanism in New Zealand, Past & Present
Dr. Ian Graham, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences
Three Corporate Videos
Increasing Wealth via High Technology
Professor Paul Callaghan, Alan MacDiarmid Institute, VUW
Review of the Victoria University Centre for Bio-Diversity and Restoration Ecology
Associate Professor Ben Bell, VUW