New Historians Conference – Victoria University of Wellington, 4-5 September

The postgraduate students in the History Programme at Victoria University invite papers on all historical themes, topics, or issues from MA and PhD students. Interdisciplinary contributions exploring any aspect of the past are especially welcome.

Now in its 12th Year, the New Historians Conference provides the opportunity for postgraduate students from New Zealand—and overseas—to present their work to fellow students and professionals in a supportive environment. The Conference provides an excellent opportunity to receive feedback on work, and interact with students from around the country.

Presentations are to be 20 minutes long, with 10 minutes allowed for questions. Computers and projectors will be available for use.

There is a $25 registration fee, payable on Day 1 of the Conference. There will also be a conference dinner on Monday 4 September, which will be paid for separately. Lunches and snacks on both days of the conference will be provided.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words, a brief biographical statement of no more than 100 words, and your contact details to The deadline for submissions is  Monday 24 July 2017.

Event Registration is due by 14 August 2017.