Events

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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PHANZA AGM now on-line

Posted on September 17 2021

Regrettably, Covid’s unwelcome presence means that we will not be able to hold next Thursday’s AGM (23 September) at our chosen venue, Heritage New Zealand’s headquarters at Antrim House in Wellington. It also means that key committee members will not be able to travel to Wellington. As a consequence, the PHANZA committee has decided to hold the AGM on-line. The

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NZHA Conference Update

Posted on September 17 2021

A message from the NZHA regarding the upcoming November 2021 conference: Kia ora koutou, Thank you to all those who have submitted papers, panels, and roundtables for the 2021 Conference. We were delighted to receive so many proposals, and hugely impressed by their diversity and richness. Unfortunately, the latest Covid outbreak and its associated restrictions has brought the date and

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Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar – October Session

Posted on September 17 2021

You are warmly invited to the October session of the Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar. Wednesday 13 October, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82421107647) Speakers: Katie Pickles, Approaching a new biography of Kate Sheppard Phoebe Fordyce, Interactions Between Māori and Pākehā Women of the WCTU (1892-1918) Katie Pickles is Professor of Women’s/Feminist History at the University of Canterbury.

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Tour of The Treasury Research Centre and Archive Thames (September 12th)

Posted on August 7 2021

Sunday 12th September, 2021 Join us for a tour of The Treasury Research Centre and Archive in Thames with The Treasury’s manager (and Phanza Committee member) Danielle Campbell, to learn about the history of both the Carnegie Free Library building and its purpose-built adjoining archive. You will also get a sneak peek at some of the most significant documentary heritage

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Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History – September Session

Posted on August 7 2021

You are warmly invited to the September session of the Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar. Wednesday 1 September, 12pm–1pm, via zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82421107647) Speakers: Julia Laite, Glimpses and Scales: Global microhistory, global trafficking and the exceptional normal life of Lydia Harvey Cheryl Ware, Exploring Histories of Sex Work in Aotearoa, 1978–2008   Julia Laite is a Reader in Modern History and Director of

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