04 May 2021
In a new article on The Conversation, International Relations Associate Professor Jeremy Moses and Dr Geoffrey Ford write that we should remain wary of developers shaping our sentiment on quadrupeds.
29 April 2021
Explore the nooks and crannies of Jack, James, Ernest, Beatrice and parts of the original city campus including the new ‘Old Chemistry’, as the 147-year-old University of Canterbury (UC) opens its architecturally designed doors for Open Christchurch weekend, 15-16 May. Open Christchurch is a one-weekend-only festival of exceptional architecture. It’s for everyone to experience great building design from the inside, for free.
23 April 2021
University of Canterbury's Dr Erin Harrington writes in The Conversation that though The Handmaid's Tale is horrrifying, the show's gleeful approach to violence feels exploitative.
23 March 2021
More used to handling rare antiquities thousands of years old, the curator of the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum and James Logie Memorial Collection describes a recent discovery as a “thrilling moment of wonder”.
09 March 2021
Celebrating the opening of the exhibition Marianna Simnett: CREATURE at the City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi last week, University of Canterbury’s Dr Erin Harrington dove deep into the topic of Bodily Exchanges: Blondes, Beasts, and Body Swaps with a short talk about women, identity, and bodies in horror. The talk was illustrated in real time by Tara Black.
26 February 2021
In the US today, a fundamentally ill-informed public produces inferior laws & weak administration, writes Professor Peter Field for The Conversation, in an article that claims compares the ‘fake news’ of today with Athens 26 centuries ago.
23 February 2021
This upcoming UC Connect public lecture looks at how New Zealand’s relationship with the EU and the potential impact of Britain leaving the EU on New Zealand.
22 February 2021
UC's Professor Katie Pickles reflects on how ten years on, the earthquake still casts its shadow over Christchurch’s past, present and future, in article on The Conversation.
15 January 2021
UC Head of Political Science Professor Alex Tan comments on the impeachment of Donald Trump.
08 December 2020
The University of Canterbury’s Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2021 have been announced.