Events

Wilson History Oration for Professional Historians Australia – 2 June 2022

Posted on May 13 2022

Professional Historians Australia is pleased to introduce the Wilson History Oration. Out of the Blue: collaborative and community-based history in Australia presented by Associate Professor Tanya Evans 2 June 2022, 5.30-6.30pm (AEST), 7.30-8.30pm (NZST). This is a new public history presentation by an eminent historian to reflect and share experiences of historical research, writing and audience engagement. The inaugural oration will

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Save The Date: Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Conference

Posted on May 12 2022

ASHA is pleased to announce that this year’s annual conference will be held in Russell, in the beautiful Bay of Islands in northern New Zealand. The conference will commence with a welcome function on the evening of 26 September 2022 and finish with a gala dinner on 30 September 2022. The conference venue is the historic Duke of Marlborough Hotel.

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Reminder: Aotearoa Gender History Network Seminar, 4 May 2022

Posted on April 29 2022

The next Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar is on 4 May. Please note that there is now a quick, online registration to attend. Wednesday Rāapa 4 May, 12 pm – 1 pm NZT, via zoomRegister here Hayley Goldthorpe, The Three Graces against the Taranaki War, 1860-61 Hayley Goldthorpe is a Sociology Master’s student at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington. Their

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Upcoming webinar: ‘Let’s Talk About Shipwrecks! Conserving Maritime Heritage in Aotearoa New Zealand: Community, kōrero and cultural materials’

Posted on April 21 2022

Hereitage New Zealand invites PHANZA members to join heritage conservation specialist Susanne Rawson to hear about conserving maritime history in Aotearoa New Zealand. In this online talk, Susanne will present a range of interesting projects, talking about how they have involved the community, the kōrero that has surrounded them, and the tangible cultural materials at stake. Susanne Rawson is a

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Programme: Haast Symposium: Celebrating the Life of Sir Julius von Haast

Posted on April 10 2022

Canterbury Museum has released the programme for the Haast Symposium. This conference marks the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Julius von Haast, founder of Canterbury Museum. The virtual symposium is hosted by Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand. Tickets are available here and cost $20 waged and $10 unwaged. Programme details are below. More information, including abstracts, can be found here. Programme

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2022 New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy

Posted on October 26 2021

The 2022 New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy will look at the refreshing foods, ideas and liquids that sustain us, enliven our palates and bring us together socially. The Symposium will be held in late February or March 2022 and hosted at Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History in Palmerston North. Call for Papers The call for papers is now

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NZHA Conference 2021

Posted on October 22 2021

Ako: Learning From History? The Conference Programme for the NZHA Conference 2021 is now available here.

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Friends of the Alexander Turnbull Library lecture (20th October)

Posted on October 16 2021

The Alexander Turnbull Library invites you to their online lecture on Wednesday 20 October at 5.30pm. “What became of the Samuel Joseph family” by Simon Nathan The large and boisterous Samuel Joseph family feature in two of Katherine Mansfield’s best known short stories, “Prelude” and “At the Bay”. KM made little attempt at disguise – they are the children of Amelia

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2021 Pacific History Association Conference

Posted on October 16 2021

Registration is now open for the 2021 Pacific History Association’s biennial conference! This exciting four-day event will be hosted online by the University of the South Pacific from Wednesday 17th to Saturday 20th November 2021. The theme of the conference, “In their Own Words”, pays tribute to the work of the late i-Kiribati historian, Kambati Uriam. For registration details see: 

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Registrations open for the on-line NZHA 2021 Conference

Posted on October 8 2021

The NZHA are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the online NZHA Conference (Tuesday 23 November to Friday 26 November). We have worked to keep prices affordable, $30 for standard registration and $15 for students. The registration page can be found here. The conference will begin on Tuesday 23 November, with sessions for post-graduate students between 9am and 3.30pm.

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South Island Oral History Hui

Posted on October 8 2021

NOHANZ is hosting a one day oral history hui at the Tūranga Central Library, Ōtautahi Christchurch on Saturday 27 November. For more details and registration, see here

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2021 Ernest Scott Lecture Online – 13 October

Posted on October 2 2021

Dr Hirini Kaa will present the second 2021 Ernest Scott Lecture. Christianity, Colonisation and the Challenge of Māori History 13 October 2021, 6.15pm – 7.30pm Dr Hirini Kaa will explore the tension of telling the histories of Māori and Christianity. As monuments fall, as school curriculums are overhauled, as “national identity” is reassessed and as the dream of indigenous sovereignty

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Stout Research Centre Research Roundup Seminar Series – 13 October

Posted on October 2 2021

Join a research seminar presentation from Selwyn Katene on the “First 100 Years of Mormonism in New Zealand”. Selwyn is a former Director of Global Centre Indigenous Leadership, and Assistant Vice-Chancellor, at Massey University. Prior to that he was a senior manager in the public service and pharmaceutical industry. Selwyn has a doctorate from Massey University and a MA and MPM

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JD Stout Annual Lecture 2021

Posted on September 25 2021

This event was due for early October but due to Alert Level 2 has been postponed until 10 November. The event will only be held if we are at Level 1. Nick Bollinger Revolutions per minute: The rise and fall of the counterculture in New Zealand In the 2021 J.D. Stout Annual Stout Lecture, writer and cultural critic Nick Bollinger

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2021 NZHA Conference Update

Posted on September 24 2021

A message from the NZHA Executive on the 2021 NZHA Conference: Kia ora koutou, Over the last few months, the NZHA Executive have been continually reviewing the format of the 2021 NZHA Conference in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. We have now concluded that the conference should proceed on the planned dates (Tuesday 23 November to Friday 26 November), but

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