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Dunedin @ University of Otago, Common Room
Sep 17, 2009


Helsinki @ Vanha ylioppilastalo
Apr 21, 2010


Helsinki @ University of Helsinki, main building
Feb 26, 2014


Bedford @ University of Bedfordshire
Nov 06, 2014


Helsinki @ Helsingin yliopiston juhlasali
Apr 23, 2015


Vancouver @ The Vogue Theatre
Oct 16, 2015


Helsinki @ University of Helsinki, main building
Apr 07, 2016


Maastricht @ Sint-Janskerk
Sep 07, 2016


Helsinki @ Helsingin yliopiston juhlasali
Mar 29, 2017


Salt Lake City @ The State Room
Nov 10, 2017


From zero to one billion for the infinity


Leonid Ivanov presents the project of the Southern Ural State University’s endowment-fund. In other words, it is the capital created at the expense of donations, which is invested, and the income goes to needs of the University. Leonid tells about the project plans and how young activists can influence an expenditure of means of this fund at the largest university of Chelyabinsk.


The First Taiwanese Admitted to Singularity University

@ VOL 28 ON MAR 26, 2016

As the first Taiwanese admitted to Singularity University, an institute co-founded by Google and NASA, and as someone who used a fundraising platform to raise tuition funding, Ko Ju-chun shares his journey at universities and with students from many countries. He also talks about the successful launch via fundraising of his LUNA camera that attracted attention from global media. He additionally talks about his participation in the production team behind Talk to Taiwan, an online political talk show aiming to help people find answers via Q&A of expert guests.

葛如鈞為第一位進入美國Google與NASA合辦的奇點大學(Singularity University)及透過募資平台募資學費的台灣人,分享他在奇點大學與各國學生學習的過程,以及LUNA相機透過募資成功上市,吸引各國媒體注意,以及參與網路政論節目「政問」製作團隊,期望讓更多人從節目中專業來賓的問答中一起找答案。


The Magic Lantern

@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

"It is so important that as a student you go out of your comfort zone, out of the faculty, out of your student house - because its the only way to connect to the city."

What is 'cinema' all about and how can 'a cinema' canbe a natural intersection for informal learning and entertainment, for art and science, for students and city?

In "The Magic Lantern" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31David Deprez addresses these questions. As an artistic director of Lumière Cinema Maastricht, David plans to involve students in the programming and using films in their academic curricula at Maasstricht University. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, September 29th. 


Can Memory Be Restored?

@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

"Some memories actually emerge to protect us from danger."

In "Can Memory be Restored?" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Researcher from Maastricht University, Sarah-Anna Hescham shares new techniques that are being explored to manage and even restore memory loss. Remembering and forgetting are two important sides of the same coin that help us manage our day to day lives. But for some people, especially the elderly, forgetfulness is a common occurrence... Does a cure exist?


Journey Of A Fashion Student

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Emily, a fourth year fashion design student from Heriot Watt University, talks us through the design process from one of her recent projects.


Team Communication Guided by Organizational Values – The Ripple Effect

@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

Janic Gorayeb speaks about how values serve as a compass for our actions and define how we conduct ourselves. The ripple metaphor symbolizes how our actions or non-actions echo throughout an organization both internally and externally.


The Changing Role of the University Art Gallery

@ VOL 1 ON JUN 29, 2017

Indra Lacis, Curator + Art Historian : Contemporary Art and Community - The Changing Role of University Art Gallery


Small Town, Take 2


What's it like to move home to a small town after nearly 30 years away?  If the physical geography remains very nearly the same, what about the cultural geography?  Can you ever go home again?  Is it comfortingly familiar, or nauseatingly the same?



BY 哲岳 葉
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 01, 2017





Université numérique: le numérique au service de la création, de la diffusion et de l’acquisition de connaissance

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 24, 2016

« Monsieur, Wikipedia dit autre chose que vous ! » Les étudiants mettent en doute le savoir de l’enseignant. Ils sont interconnectés. Ils travaillent ensemble. Est-ce un bien ? Un mal ? Là n’est pas la question. L’université doit en tenir compte et évoluer. L’UCL a pris le parti de l’Open. Open Education, qui distingue l’équipe enseignante, des matériaux pédagogiques (podcasts ebooks,…) et des dispositifs pédagogiques (coaching, Learning Labs,…). Elle mise sur les MOOCs et le développement de contenus pédagogiques libres. En recherche, c’est pareil. L’UCL veut soutenir le développement de publications en accès libre, l’Open Research. Car d’un point de vue éthique, les résultats de recherches financées par les pouvoirs publics devraient être accessibles gratuitement. Enfin, l’UCL veut amplifier sa participation au mouvement des logiciels libres, l’Open source.


PKE at the University of Lethbridge

We don't cover them regularly here, and they don't all get added to the section devoted to them on the PechaKucha website, but we do in fact support one-off PechaKucha events (PKE), as a way of allowing events to be held using the PK 20x20 format outside of the context of the regular PechaKucha Nights (which are city-based, and focus on creatives). The poster above was for a recent one at the University of Lethbridge in Canada.


Poster for PKN Leeds Vol. 9

PechaKucha Night in Leeds Vol. 9 is happening this very night (March 24) at the Leeds Metropolitan University Student Union Bar. The presenters and their topics are listed on the poster above, but you'll also find a few links on the official event page.


PKN Funchal + Inspire Japan

Funchal will be a part of the Global PechaKucha Day - Inspire Japan event on April 16, and the event will take place at the University of Madeira's "Pátio dos Estudantes," a square with an inner garden. It will also stream live on the Inspire Japan site.


PKN Edmonton Vol. 10

httpv:// Here's a video report on PechaKucha Night in Edmonton Vol. 10, held back in June. Please note that PKN Edmonton Vol. 11 is happening September 14 at the University of Alberta's Myer Horowitz Theatre.


Grids and Circles in Our World, Student Life at a Technical University, and Photos from Samara and Toledo

Presentations Fran Ward sees grids and circles in the world around her. As she explains in her presentation (from PKN Williamsburg Vol. 2), she uses those references to make sense of that world and her place in it. In their shared presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2), Marek Hudáč and Matyáš Fialka talk about what it's like being a 1st grade architecture student at the Technical University of Liberec, and describe the atmosphere of the school's huge studio. Posters We really love all of the posters and flyers that Guatemala City has produced for tonight's Vol. 2, and pictured above we have yet another great promotional item to share. The rest of today's Tumblr blog additions include posters for PKN Dundee Vol. 4 (below), PKN Dunsborough Vol. 6, PKN Wellington Vol. 17, and PKN Waterville Vol. 9.  Photos Samara has had a few events now, but here's a photo gallery [Flickr] that shows off that city's very first PKN -- pictured above, an attentive crowd, and one of that night's presenters. Below, a photo from the recent PKN Toledo Vol. 3, taken by Kathie VanNess. Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, the following five events are happening tonight (October 25), but we have one addition (PKN Lausanne Vol. 12): PKN Guatelmala City Vol. 2, PKN Lille Vol. 2, PKN Knoxville Vol. 5, PKN Chillicothe Vol. 1, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 9. Friday has the following seven events: PKN Orlando Vol. 7, PKN Bern Vol. 19, PKN Waterville Vol. 9, PKN Koszalin Vol. 10, PKN Wellington Vol. 17, PKN Cagliari Vol. 4, and PKN Castellon de la Plana Vol. 2.


Art Week Pecha Kucha

We are pleased to announce presenters for the upcoming Pecha Kucha Night to be held as part of the Otago University Students Association's annual Art Week. Presenters:* Brian Miller // A history of Dunedin illustrator Ralph Miller* Jed McCammon and Clarke Hegan // The Yellow Men present their latest art exploits* Katya Gunn // Bead artist extraordinaire* Sarah Flourish // Artist & gallery manager* Jacque Ruston // Artist & bouquet fancier* Aroha Novak // Artist & cardboard wrangler* Tom Tremewan // On good music* Henry Johnson // Ethnomusicology & Taiko drumming* Keir Russell // Firebug, fire performance & entrepreneur* Catherine Cocker // Sculptor and installation artist* Roel Wijland // Brandbach and poetic brandscapes* Derek Morrison // Photographer and surfer See their images and hear their stories on Wednesday 18 September.Doors open 7.00pm, starts 7.30pmUniversity of Otago, Union Building, Main Common Room, 640 Cumberland Street, Dunedin General Admission: $10, Students with ID: $5Door sales only, Cash only Special thanks to OUSA, Refuel, Emerson's Brewery, the Creative Communities Dunedin Scheme, Dunedin City Council and Klein Dytham Architecture. Don't miss this creative culture showcase!


PKN#19 in Dunedin Report

Awesome night last night. Our third Pecha Kucha event was held at the University of Otago as part of the University Student Association's annual Art Week. Thanks to everyone who came and to all our presenters. The presenters were: Jed McCammon and Clarke Hegan | Performance Artists | The Yellow Men Brian Miller | Writer, Publisher & Photographer | Dunedin artist Ralph Miller Katya Gunn | Bead Artist | Go to your studio and make stuff Sarah Flourish | Artist | Flourishing and other F words Aroha Novak | Visual artist | Fairy tale Remix 2013 Keir Russell | Circus, Fire, and Social Entrepreneurship | Fire and Fun Roel Wijland | Caretaker of the Brandbach | Why The University Brand Should Be An Artful Fragmentation Bomb Jacque Ruston | Visual artist | Wild and foraged art Henry Johnson | Ethnomusicology | Taiko: Drumming Japan and Beyond Catherine Cocker | Artist | For all the new arrivals Derek Morrison | Photographer | Dunedin Light  The photo is by Henry Johnson who is an ethnomusicologist at the University of Otago and Taiko drumming enthusiest. More photos of the event have been posted on our Facebook page. Our next event is on 14 November in partnership with the Historic Places Trust. Until then!


What You Don't Learn in University

“So most of my friends thought that this is something luxurious because you’re starting a company etc but actually it was very tiring, I was working from Sunday night till Saturday morning every week and then crashing for 24 hours.” In What You Don't Learn in University from PechaKucha Night Beirut’s 23rd volume, Entrepreneur Jad Joubran tells us about how he refused university and taught himself in order to fulfill his passion. By the age of 22, Jad has developed eTobb the first online medical platform in Lebanon to connect doctors and patients.


When the Fat Lady Sings, Does She Wear a Mic?

  "There are at least a few common myths about opera that should be debunked!" In When the Fat Lady Sings, Does She Wear a Mic? from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 1, mezzo-soprano, Katherine Sherwood White debunks the myths surrounding opera. Sherwood White has performed leading roles with Cincinnati Opera, Central City Opera, Kentucky Opera Theater and Texas Opera Theater. She holds a bachelor of music degree from Northwestern State University, a master of music degree from the University of Texas and a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Kentucky. In other words, she knows a lot more about opera than the rest of us. And even what we think we know might turn out to be wrong...


PechaKucha as a university contest

PechaKucha became a popular in Zaporizhzhya. We made an experiment and organized PechaKucha at Zaporizhzhya National Technical University PechaKucha: urban stories for students as a contest. The best speaker of PechaKucha at University became guest speaker at PechaKucha Night Vil.4: urban stories. After selection 12.12.16 at Zaporizhzhya National Technical University we invited 2 students: Nikita Nosov and Dima Beluchov as guest speakers for PechaKucha Night 17.12.16