AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY:   New Zealand’s Global Connections
“An armchair journey with an international focus”

DATE: Monday 21 August 2017
VENUE:  Christchurch Chinese Methodist Church, 185 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch  (a superb new venue) 
PARKING:  Is limited so we suggest you car pool, get dropped off or arrive by bus 

PROGRAMME:    (Downloadable here)

09.00 am

09.30 am

Registration opens

Welcome / Introduction / Housekeeping

09.35 am

Dr Adrian Macey
NZ Diplomat,  Senior Associate at the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies  Victoria University,  Adjunct Professor NZ Climate Change Research

A Global Outlook

10.30 am

Morning Tea

10.50 am 

Dr Alex Tan
School of Social and Political Sciences University of Canterbury.  

A Focus on Asia

12.00 noon

Dr Serena Kelly
National Centre for Research on Europe,  and Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy at the University of Canterbury.

Changing times in the UK and Europe

1.00 pm


1.40 pm

Associate Professor Peter Field
Dean of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts, University of Canterbury.

Which way for the USA?

2.40 pm

Dr Adrian Macey     
Summing up,  questions and answers

New Zealand: Our place in the world

3.30 pm


COST:  $25 for the day, including lunch and morning tea

There are two actions required:  (a) Registration and (b) Payment

REGISTRATION:  You can register online.  You will receive an email confirming your registration, details of which will go directly to the organising team.

Or you can download, print and complete this Registration Form. Either bring it with you to the next monthly meeting or send to the Seminar Treasurer at the address provided on the form / below.  

PAYMENT:  There are two methods of payment:

  • By Internet:  Kiwi Bank 38-9017-0882952-00.   Identify as SEMINAR with your name and initials

  • By cheque:   Please make cheque payable to U3A Christchurch North West and send to:

Seminar Treasurer, U3A Christchurch North West
14 Cole Porter Avenue, Mairehau, Christchurch 8052