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January 2017

UNESCO funds shadow puppet film

An educational film is being produced at the University of Otago, to be used as a health promotion resource for communities in rural areas of Java, in Indonesia. The film project is led by Dr Dan Bendrups, La Trobe University,… Continue Reading →

City of Literature scholarship

The Department of English and Linguistics at the University of Otago invites applications for a new doctoral scholarship in literary studies: The University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship. The scholarship celebrates the granting of UNESCO City of Literature… Continue Reading →

Major study to tackle artificial intelligence law and policy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming at us before we fully understand what it might mean. Established ways of doing things in areas like transport regulation, crime prevention and legal practice are being challenged by new technologies such as driverless cars,… Continue Reading →

Constitutional law may deepen conflicts over religion

Balancing law and religion is a challenge throughout the world. It is widely assumed that a well-designed and well-implemented constitution can help ensure religious harmony in modern states. Yet how correct is this assumption? Dr Benjamin Schonthal’s latest book Buddhism,… Continue Reading →

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