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This public lecture explores the place of conversations between Maori and non-Maori in the second half of the 19th century, challenging the bicultural school of history …
Can creativity make a difference in people’s lives? Curt Tofteland thinks so. In this lecture he’ll tell you why he’s so sure, and why he chose to get Shakespeare involved…
What are the creative benefits of integrating science with art in education? New Zealand film-maker and US film-school chair Bruce Sheridan uses recent research to provide the answer.
Embroiderer Jenny Adin-Christie, part of the team that made the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, discusses needlework past and present in this illustrated talk.
The more we know about genetics, the more important environment seems to be. The Friends of Te Papa have been offered a discounted ticket price to hear “one of the world’s leading thinkers in the exciting and powerful field of human genetics.”
Lorraine Downes is the only Miss New Zealand to be crowned the ‘most beautiful woman in the universe’. Now you can hear her perspective on the pressures on women to be perfect in today’s world, and see the outfit she wore…
Roberta Bacic, a Chilean resident of Ireland and Professor of Philosophy and Human Rights, will speak about the role of political arpilleras in resisting and responding to state repression.
Arpilleras are tapestries or quilts sewn by women that ‘speak out’ visually about political repression and human rights abuses through their stitches which convey
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