Elizabeth Bowyer

Wanted: Phanzine Typesetter

Posted on May 1 2024

PHANZA member Richard Thomson has stepped down from his role as typesetter of Phanzine. The PHANZA committee and Phanzine readers would like to express their immense gratitude to Richard for the dedication, efficiency and skill he has brought to the task over the past ten years. As a result PHANZA is searching for a new typesetter for Phanzine. This is a voluntary role that

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORIANS AUSTRALIA WILSON HISTORY ORATION 2024

Posted on April 26 2024

PROFESSIONAL HISTORIANS AUSTRALIA WILSON HISTORY ORATION 2024Thursday 13 June 2024, 6pm-7pm AEST, onlineDr Rachel Buchanan: Out of the Straight-jacket: The art of anti-colonial history From swamp to chateau to the House of Lords, as Dr Rachel Buchanan researched the wild, globetrotting journey of five magnificent 17th century carvings made by ancestors in Taranaki, she also received an education in the

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Re-reading Works on Poverty Seminar: Reframing the Narrative through Cinema, Kath Akuhata-Brown, 3 May 2024

Posted on April 26 2024

Re-reading Works on Poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand In collaboration with the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Adam Art Gallery, this series takes a fresh look at some major Aotearoa cultural works on poverty. Across six weeks historians, curators, researchers, writers, and performers ‘re-read’ books, plays, novels, songs, and academic analyses from across the 20th century

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Re-reading Works on Poverty Seminar: Revisiting “The Folk Culture of the Dispossessed”, Michael Brown, 1 May 2024

Posted on April 26 2024

Re-reading Works on Poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand In collaboration with the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Adam Art Gallery, this series takes a fresh look at some major Aotearoa cultural works on poverty. Across six weeks historians, curators, researchers, writers, and performers ‘re-read’ books, plays, novels, songs, and academic analyses from across the 20th century

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Public History Talk – Small stories of colonisation: An uncomfortable settler family history, 1 May 2024

Posted on April 23 2024

Wednesday 1 May 2024, 12:10pm to 1pm National Library Wellington or on Zoom. Richard Shaw, whose great-grandfather took part in the 1881 invasion of Parihaka pā and farmed land taken from Taranaki iwi, will discuss the entanglement of the small histories of settler families with the large history of the colonisation of Aotearoa New Zealand. Untold family stories On the

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PHANZA submission on the Fast-track Approvals Bill 

Posted on April 23 2024

The Fast-track Approvals Bill is currently before Parliament’s Environment Committee. This Bill has significant negative implications not only for the natural environment but also for historic heritage. The PHANZA committee has made a submission on the Bill. You can read the submission here. In the short time available for submissions, it was not possible to consult PHANZA members about the submission.

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Call for Papers: International Journal of Documentary Heritage (IJDH)

Posted on April 18 2024

The International Journal of Documentary Heritage (IJDH) is a high quality, peer reviewed, annual publication dedicated to the world’s documentary heritage and UNESCO’s Memory of the World (MoW) Programme. It is the first and only academic journal on this subject and it has been established by the International Centre for Documentary Heritage (ICDH) under the auspices of UNESCO in 2024.

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New Zealand Archaeology Week 2024

Posted on April 15 2024

New Zealand Archaeology Week is from 27 April to 5 May 2024. The New Zealand Archaeological Association is working to increase public awareness and highlight the importance of protecting our archaeological heritage by promoting the work of New Zealand archaeologists both at home and abroad. This will be the seventh New Zealand Archaeology Week. New Zealand Archaeology Week 2024 events

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Family History Network, 24 April 2024

Posted on April 15 2024

The next meeting of the Family History Network will take place at 12pm Wednesday 24th April on Zoom. Professional genealogist and PHANZA member Fiona Brooker will lead the discussion. https://massey.zoom.us/j/88368072043 If you are interested in getting involved in the Family History Network please contact Carol Neill carol.neill@aut.ac.nz   

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2025 Judith Binney Fellowships and Writing Awards

Posted on April 11 2024

The Judith Binney Trust is pleased to announce that applications for the 2025 Judith Binney Fellowships and Writing Awards will open on 13 May 2024.  If you are interested in applying please visit www.judithbinneytrust.org.nz for further information about the Fellowships and Awards. Please note the slightly earlier timeframe than in previous years. Applications close at 5pm on 5 July 2024.  The Fellowship and Awards are scheduled

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Poverty and Progress in New Zealand: thoughts on WB Sutch’s work in historical and intellectual context, Malcolm McKinnon, 24 April 2024

Posted on April 11 2024

In collaboration with the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Adam Art Gallery, this series takes a fresh look at some major Aotearoa cultural works on poverty. Across six weeks historians, curators, researchers, writers, and performers ‘re-read’ books, plays, novels, songs, and academic analyses from across the 20th century shedding light on the historic trajectories of poverty

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Aotearoa Gender History Network Seminar, 1 May 2024

Posted on April 4 2024

The next Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar. Wednesday Rāapa 1 May, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom Register here Speakers: Lissa Mitchell, Through Shaded Glass – Women and Photography in Aotearoa New Zealand 1860-1960 Sarah Buxton, Collective Organisation: And the Formation of Lesbian Communities and a Museum Lissa Mitchell is a photographic historian and curator of photography at the Museum of

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Call for ANZAC Day Speaker in Ashburton 

Posted on April 4 2024

Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum is seeking a historian (ideally based nearby in Canterbury or Otago) to deliver a talk on ANZAC Day, Thursday 25 April at either 2pm or 3pm. The presentation should be focused on New Zealand’s ‘Land Girls’ of WWII or a similar topic that could relate to the museum’s new exhibition Home Front Heroines. Please see the

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Applications open for the 2025 Lilburn Research Fellowship

Posted on April 2 2024

Applications for the 2025 Lilburn Research Fellowship are open now through 31 May 2024. This biennial fellowship encourages scholarly research leading to publication on some aspect of New Zealand and music, using the resources of the Archive of New Zealand Music and the wider published and unpublished collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library. The Lilburn Research Fellow also has access

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Wellington Heritage Festival 2024 – Call for Host Registrations of Interest

Posted on April 1 2024

Would you like to host an event at the Wellington Heritage Festival? The Festival takes place from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 17 November this year. Registrations of Interest are required, and are due at 10pm Tuesday 30 April. After your RoI has been processed you will be able to complete a full Event Application, which is also required and is due 30 June. Your

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Re-reading Works on Poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand – Seminar Series 24 April – 29 May at the Adam Art Gallery

Posted on April 1 2024

In collaboration with the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Adam Art Gallery, this series takes a fresh look at some major Aotearoa cultural works on poverty. Across six weeks historians, curators, researchers, writers, and performers ‘re-read’ books, plays, novels, songs, and academic analyses from across the 20th century shedding light on the historic trajectories of poverty

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