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29/7 Creating a nonviolent world – Anarcho-Pacifism and the development of nonviolent space / a talk by Joe Llewellyn

29/7 Creating a nonviolent world – Anarcho-Pacifism and the development of nonviolent space / a talk by Joe Llewellyn

We kick off our new series Another World is Possible with a presentation by Joe Llewellyn on ‘Anarcho-Pacifism’. Joe is studying at the University of Otago’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and is involved in the Dunedin Organisation for Global Nonviolent Action. This talk will have two parts: Firstly, I will discuss anarcho-pacifism, what […]

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

Israeli journalist Amira Hass visits Dunedin by Fiona Bowker When Amira Hass started writing about Palestinian people, she thought her words would encourage Israeli people to “wake up – and do something”. But, she says, she was quickly disappointed. Haas was speaking to a capacity audience at Otago University in Dunedin, as a guest of […]

Watch This Space! DFU is back in 2015!

Hi everyone, we will be kicking off our 2015 programme in February. Keep checking back here for updates and info on the conclusion of our feminism and gender series and more info on upcoming series. If you are keen to get involved in the collective, leave a comment here with your email address and we […]

Andy Barratt’s Local Food Powerpoint Presentation

Andy has been kind enough to share his informative powerpoint presentation with us! HortTalk.LocalFood ~rosie~

Next event: Local Food – Passing Fad or Secure Future?

Join us on Wednesday 27/08 at 6-7.30PM, 51 MacAndrew Rd (Kokiri Training Centre) to hear Andy Barratt speak on local food! Andy is a retired university lecturer who runs a small organic farm with his wife Sue. His talk asks: – what is local food? – do we need local food? – and how might […]

Oil Free Otago Event Audio

Didn’t make it to the July 30th event featuring speakers from Oil Free Otago? Listen to the audio here and get a sense of the urgency around activism against drilling off NZ’s coast. After a 45 minute presentation, the Oil Free Otago reps fielded questions from the crowd – which led to a lively discussion […]