Papers Past turns 21: Panel discussion — Wellington

August 2022 marks the 21st anniversary of the initial release of Papers Past. It is regarded as a go-to site for researchers, genealogists, students, and all with an interest in our history. The range of uses and impact the website has had on research in New Zealand is vast.

To celebrate, join the discussion with Papers Past regular users — Dr Sydney Shep, Dr Arini Loader, Ian F Grant and Jared Davidson — as they talk about how the website has changed research in New Zealand. The event will be facilitated by Paul Diamond, Curator Māori, Alexander Turnbull Library.

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022, 5pm to 7pm

Cost: Free

Location: Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, (lower ground) National Library Wellington. Entrance on Aitken Street.

Light refreshments will be served from 5pm and the discussion panel will begin at 5:30pm.

This event will also be delivered using Zoom. You do not need to install the software in order to attend, you can opt to run zoom from your browser.

Register if you’d like to join this talk and the link will be sent on the day.

More information about the event and the speakers can be found here.

This event is one of three discussion panels to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Papers Past.