A rare combination of current knowledge, expertise and experience in Business Leadership and Management, Digital and Information Technology, and Heritage, History and Material Culture. Looking to channel my knowledge, expertise and experience into museums, history and the heritage sector.
Experienced and accomplished senior management team member, leader, manager and practitioner in use of information and digital technology for government and business. Passionate about history through material culture. Recent post-graduate qualifications in history and museology as well as ongoing management, leadership and governance development.
Current Research Project
Biography of New Zealand Seafarers 1914-18. Reconnnecting artefacts and collections to provide meaning and significance to 21st century citizens – a project in material culture history.
Hill, H.; Lascelles, P.; Mellsop, G.; Sampson, K. (Eds.), Under Two Flags. The New Zealand Salvation Army’s response to the First World War. Wellington, New Zealand: Flag Publications.
Lascelles, P. R. (2018). Walter Winton: Digger of Old Codford. In H. Hill, P. Lascelles, G. Mellsop, K. Sampson, & K. Sampson (Ed.), Under Two Flags. The New Zealand Salvation Army’s response to the First World War (pp. 252-267). Wellington, New Zealand: Flag Publications.
Lascelles, P. R. (2015). Mercantile Marine War Medal. In H. N. de Oliveira, J. V. de Bragança, & P. J. Estrela (Eds.), The Great War in Phaleristics. Proceedings of International Colloquium (pp. 301-324). Lisbon, Portugal: Academia Faleristica de Portugal.
MA thesis and Dissertation (Massey University)
Lascelles, P. R. (2014). Remembering Seafarers. The (Missing) History of New Zealanders employed in the Mercantile Marine during WWI. Palmerston North, New Zealand: MA Thesis in History, Massey University. (Thesis available at http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/5469).
Lascelles, P. R. (2012). Harry Wrigg’s New Zealand Cross – One of the most scandalous revelations ever made in public life in New Zealand. Palmerston North, New Zealand: MA Research Essay, Massey University.
Selected Research Contributions
Auckland War Memorial Museum
2007-2017 Volunteer, Armoury Information Centre and Pou Maumahara Memorial Discovery Centre. Completed object research, including interpreting military personnel files; developing personal stories of medal recipients
2015 – Research Assistant for artist Fiona Jack, Senior Lecturer, Elam School of Fine Art, The University of Auckland. “Survivors’ Roll of Honour”, a series of 20 prints listing 108,920 identified New Zealand WW1 survivors, part of the ANZAC Commemorative Print Portfolio commissioned by the Australian War Museum. See https://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/object/1524691
Selected Relevant Service Role
Conservation Volunteers Australia and Department of Veteran’s Affairs Australia – Visitor Services, ANZAC Day Commemorations, Gallipoli, Turkey April 2015 and April 2017.
2020 – Post Grad Dip Museum Studies (Distinction)
2015 – Master of Arts (1st Class Hons): History
2009 – Grad Dip in Arts: History
1997 – Grad Dip Business Studies: Management
1975 – Bachelor of Arts: Computer Science
- Compiling bibliographies
- Curatorial advice
- Exhibition preparation
- Heritage inventory preparation
- Heritage trail preparation
- Oral history
- Project management
- Records management
- Material culture