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Hugh Stewart's Odyssey

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM (NZDT)

Hugh Stewart's Odyssey

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Hugh Stewart's Odyssey 1d 23h 40m Free  

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Presented by: UC Teece Museum and Dr Gary Morrison

Hugh Stewart's Odyssey: A story of WWI and the Bridge of Remembrance

Dr Gary Morrison, UC Department of Classics presents a talk on Hugh Stewart, Classics Professor, New Zealand Army Officer, and RSA President. His story influences our memory of WWI, not least by making us think about the inscription on the Bridge of Remembrance: Quid non pro patria.

Museum doors will open at 5pm. Each talk will begin at 5.45pm.

For the love of Classics

This free public talk is one of a series of three hosted by the Teece Museum in association with BECA Christchurch Heritage Festival 2019. 

Encountering local heroes of classics at the UC Teece Museum. In the past 146 years, Canterbury students of many disciplines have benefitted from some truly remarkable teachers of classics. This series of short-format talks will highlight the work of three local heroes of classics, who were influential and inspirational for several generations of students. Take advantage of the opportunity to view Fantastic Feasts, the newest exhibition at the Teece Museum.

Museum doors will open at 5pm and each talk will begin at 5.45pm. The talk is free, but we encourage you to register via Eventbrite in order to secure a seat.

 


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Terri Elder
Curator, Teece Museum and Logie Collection

Phone: 03-3695025 ext 95025
Email: terri.elder@canterbury.ac.nz

Website: www.teecemuseum.nz

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Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
UC Arts city location
3 Hereford St
Christchurch, 8013
New Zealand

Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM (NZDT)


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