Hugh Stewart’s Odyssey

24 October 2019 - Chemistry

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.

Teece Museum doors will open at 5.00pm. The 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 University of Canterbury Teece Museum. In the past 146 years, Canterbury students of many disciplines have benefited 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.

The talks are free, but attendees are encouraged to register via Eventbrite in order to secure a seat.

Image: JLMC 17.53, Athenian red-figure kylix. Copyright, UC 2019.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2019

Time: 5.45pm to 6.30pm

Venue: Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, University of Canterbury Arts in the City, Chemistry building, 3

Free, but registration is appreciated to secure a seat

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.