An upper room, smuggled grog, plots and intrigues to undermine the university system, a surprise visit by ‘Tutus on Tour’ and the Bible and Critical Theory Seminar was off. Along with a few intrepid Australians and one Brit (John Barclay), a good bunch of kiwis gathered in the upper room of The Bog in Dunedin and were treated to a feast of papers. More on that when I have a bit more time, but here we are:

Two firsts for the 13th year of the BCT (apart from meeting in Dunedin): there was no registration since the room was free – as long as we drank their grog – and they had table service for those who needed coffee and other refreshments:

Some of the locals did find the wait for beer o’clock a little tedious:

But it did arrive at last: