New Zealand Journal of Public History – New Article by Emma-Jean Kelly

We are delighted to share that the fourth – but not the final – New Zealand Journal of Public History article for the 2022 issue is now available to read on the PHANZA website. Emma-Jean Kelly’s ‘The Disappearance of James O’Grady: Mental Health in Aotearoa in the Early Twentieth Century’ can also be found here.

Emma-Jean Kelly is the Senior Audio Visual Historian at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Her PhD on Jonathan Dennis, founding director of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, was published as The Adventures of Jonathan Dennis: Bicultural Film Archiving Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2015 (available from Indiana University Press). Emma-Jean is Chair of the Labour History Project Committee and has been writing most recently on the use of protest songs in feminist trade union work in the 1970s–80s period in Aotearoa.