UC retains ranking in top three per cent in world

16 September 2014 The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. (read article)

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Platform Arts Festival

Platform offers a unique and enriched experience of the art, lectures, music and film on offer in the College of Arts

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Latin America & Spain Film Festival

As part of Platform the LASFF 13th edition showcases twelve movies, one from each of the participating countries, namely Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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UC Platform Arts Festival 2014

A chance for audiences to see the next generation of artists and performers working alongside our world-class staff to create a dynamic extravaganza of art, lectures, music and film. All the events of the 2014 Platform Arts Festival are free entry and held on the University of Canterbury Ilam campus.
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Prof. Jennifer Church (Vassar College): Rational Perception

Tuesday 16 September, 11am to 1pm
There is a long philosophical tradition according to which we can perceive such things as essences, causes, reasons, and mathematical relations “by the light of pure reason”. A plausible account of...
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Prof. Jennifer Church (Vassar College): Moral Perception

Tuesday 23 September, 11am to 1pm
Most accounts of moral perception are rather thin accounts (merely emphasizing the immediacy and the reliability of certain moral judgments); and most accounts of moral perception are presented as...
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UC SoM composition workshop: composition and song writing students share what they've been working on

Monday 22 September, 3.30pm to 5pm
Come and hear what our UC SoM song writing and composition students have been working on!
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NCRE Seminar Series - From Munich Zoo to Pleistocene Park: The Future of Extinction in Europe

Friday 19 September, 2pm to 3pm
Amy L. Fletcher National Centre for Research on Europe Seminar Series Does extinction have to be forever? As the global extinction crisis accelerates, conservationists and policy-makers...
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Lunchtime Concert: UC SoM MMus Piano Student Stephen Watson

Thursday 18 September, 1pm to 1.50pm
Programme: Sonata No. 30, Op. 109 - Beethoven Intermezzo, Op. 118, No. 2 - Brahms Etude, Op. 25, No. 6 - Chopin Polonaise in A-flat, Op. 53 - Chopin Free and open...
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Prison Reform in Nineteenth-Century Colonial India

Wednesday 17 September, 12pm to 2pm
History Research Seminar Joannah Clark (UC History) By the end of the eighteenth century imprisonment was slowly becoming the favoured form of punishment for criminals. Subsequently, the prison...
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“I Saw This Film Several Days Ago, And I Cannot Get It Out Of My Head”: The Discursive Production of Dolphins, Whales, and Sharks in The Cove, Whale Wars, and Sharkwater, and the Use of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos to Mobilise Social Action.

Tuesday 16 September, 12pm to 1pm
The Media & Communication Department Seminar Series welcomes you to attend the following seminar: “I Saw This Film Several Days Ago, And I Cannot Get It Out Of My Head”: The Discursive Production...
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Daniel Halliday (University of Melbourne): Egalitarian Justice and Inherited Wealth

Tuesday 30 September, 11am to 1pm
I will outline an egalitarian account of the regulation of inheritance and bequest. The core proposal is that inheritance should be taxed in ways sensitive to the history of bequest in the relevant...
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