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15 JUL

NEXT EVENT VOL 24

 

We are excited to be part of the UCSA Winterlude line up, and look forward to hosting you all in the UCSA Events Centre. The bar will be flowing and nibbles will be available. 


 **Students can get discounted tickets directly from the UCSA here.**

**General public tickets are available now for $8 + bf.**



Speaker line up

All our speakers come from the University of Canterbury community, and will be speaking about the variety of different things they are involved in or interested in:
  

Felicity Jane Powell// Student// on drinking a place

Victoria Haggland// Masters student //on unpredicted lessons from martial arts training

Dr Chris Gallavin// Dean of Law School// on my secret life of poetry

Sam Jones// Masters student// on the conventional cotton trap

Rev Spanky Moore// UC Chaplain// on room five

 

BEER BREAK

 

Alex Cheeseborough// student// on why volunteering is selfish

Hannah Rhodes// Teacher Assistant // on unleashing superpowers

Jono Corfe// Alumni// I sell taps

Dr Ekant Veer// Associate Professor of Marketing// on seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary

Dr Stephen Hardman// Internship  Programme Coordinator// on . . .

 

 We promised a surprise, and here it is: FREE Cake!


Cakes by Anna, a long time PechaKucha fan, will be joining us on the night and we have lined up plenty of her deliciously beautiful mini cakes, in a variety of her top flavours for your enjoyment.

 

 

We look forward to seeing you there!


Want a PK fix now? Presentations from our past events (including our most recent one) are online now!

VIEW EVENT
 

Featured Presentation

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Tracy Farr

Writer in Wellington

Waves

PRESENTED ON AUG 28, 2014
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 20

Recovering marine biologist now writer Tracy Farr spins connections between  waves and theremins. 

Connecting the waves of the Ocean, and the unknown that it holds, to the waves of sound, and the beauty that it produces. 

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The Subversive Duck

BY ANNETTE WILLIAMS
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Librarian Annette Williams reveals the subversive duck, lurking in a children's book near you!

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Heroism, Honeymoon, Disillusionment: Four Stages of Psychological Response to a Disaster

BY LUCY-JANE WALSH
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Digital archivist Lucy Jane Walsh uses images from the Canterbury Eartqhuake Digital Archive- CEISMIC, to visually guide through the 4 stage psychological responses to a disaster 

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Adopt, Adapt, Add and Evolve

BY STEWART ROSS
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Architect Stewart Ross specialises in repurposing old buildings, and designing theatres. Using examples from his travels across the world, Ross expalins how he has successfully adapted (while honouring) indsutrial buildings to house performance venues in post quake Christchurch. 

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Icy Heritage

BY LIZZIE MEEK
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Lizzie Meek presents the Antarctic Heritage Trust which cares for a collection of simple, wooden expedition bases, filled with everyday objects. A life-changing experience for many of the people who visit them in Antarctica, they also strongly resonate with people who will never visit – because they are, despite the odds, still standing. Six minutes on the power of place, and the value of heritage in its original context.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 16, 2015.

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Christchurch as an Artist's Canvas

BY CLAIRE BAKER
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Manager of CoCA, Center for Contemporary Arts in Chirstchurch New Zealand, Claire Baker shares her insights on how all good decisions are informed decisions based on history.

Contemporary art is no different.

CoCA is no different.

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The Problem with Selfies

BY ROSEMARY BAIRD
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Oral historian Rosemary Baird explains how selfies are ruining history, depriving historians of context and capture the everyday, transient, impermanent aspects of history (both social and built heritage).

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 3, 2015.

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Brief History of Cycling in Christchurch

BY CATARINA GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Catarina Gutierrez is an everyday cyclist. She's lived in popular bike cities such as Brooklyn, NY and Portland, OR. She founded CycleCHCH, a social bike club and volunteers at RAD Bikes. You can find her around town on her bubblegum pink Morrison step-through and bright, neon helmet covered in stickers. 

 Catarina Gutierez explores Christchurch's Cycle History.

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The Inside Story...

BY JENNY MAY
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

We can all see the outside of our heritage buildings but what is actually
going on the inside remains hidden from view. Architecture historian Jenny May does a quick survey of the interiors of some of the projects she has worked on.

 

CHRISTCHURCH Blog

Icy Heritage

 

About the City's Organizers

  • Netta Egoz

    Lyttelton based community Lawyer by day but fill in the spare hours on the radio via RDU 98.5fm (Chch), working with the Christchurch Transitional Architecture Trust, volunteering at various community projects and now helping run PechaKucha Christchurch!

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