New Historians Conference – Call for Papers

23-24 August 2021 at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington.

History is all around us. It tells the story of where we have been, how we got here, and where we are going. The 2021 New Historians Conference aims to investigate how the way we present history shapes our very understandings of our lives.

The postgraduate students from the History department at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington invite submissions from current students and recent graduates on the theme of Presenting History. Interdisciplinary submissions are particularly welcome.

Presentations are to be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes allowed for questions.

To register, please send an abstract (200 words) and a brief biographical statement to by 12 July 2021.

The conference will be held in person as well as over Zoom. Please indicate in your response whether you would prefer to present digitally.