Events

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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Oral History Australia National Conference

Posted on July 23 2021

Oral History Australia is delighted to announce that its biennial national conference is scheduled for the 14-16 October in Launceston. The conference theme is “Oral History in Troubling Times: Opportunities and Challenges”. With an eye on the Covid situation, currently early bird registration closes on 12 September with the possibility to move the conference online if necessary. More information can

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PHANZA AGM 2021

Posted on July 22 2021

Members are advised that the PHANZA AGM will be held at Antrim House (Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga head office), 63 Boulcott Street, Wellington on Thursday 23 September 2020. The meeting will begin at 5.30pm. Refreshments will be offered and you are encouraged to stay and socialise at the conclusion of the meeting.

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2021 NZHA Conference Registrations Now Open

Posted on July 10 2021

The 2021 NZHA Conference registrations are now open. A discounted early-bird rate is available until 1 October, and there are also discounted rates for NZHA members and students. As part of your registration, please indicate whether you plan to attend the Postgraduate Day on Tuesday 23 November and the Conference Dinner on Thursday 25 November. All conference attendees are strongly

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AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND GENDER HISTORY ONLINE SEMINAR – JULY SESSION

Posted on June 30 2021

You are warmly invited to the fourth session of the 2021 Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar series.  Wednesday 21 July, 12pm – 1pm, via zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82421107647) Speakers:Charlotte Macdonald, ‘Standing on the threshold: Mary Anne at the door of the Sydney Refuge 1867, the historian at her keyboard, 2021. The tricky business of fragments and interpretation.’ Randolph Hollingwood, ‘A Tale of 29

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NZHA Conference – Extended Call for Papers & Reminder to Nominate for Prizes

Posted on June 19 2021

The NZHA Executive are continuing to plan for the Association’s 2021 Conference, and they hope to open the registration portal very soon. In the meantime, this is just a short notice detailing an extension to the paper submission deadline and a reminder that nominations for the 2021 NZHA Prizes need to be made soon. Conference Paper Submissions The NZHA have

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New Historians Conference – Call for Papers

Posted on June 12 2021

PRESENTING HISTORY 23-24 August 2021 at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington. History is all around us. It tells the story of where we have been, how we got here, and where we are going. The 2021 New Historians Conference aims to investigate how the way we present history shapes our very understandings of our lives. The postgraduate

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2021 Centre for the Book Symposium, “Natural” History? – Call for Papers

Posted on May 21 2021

University of Otago’s Centre for the Book Research Symposium, 18-19 November 2021, invites papers about publications related to natural history, examining how those publications achieved their effects, how they exploited the print affordances available to them, and how we might expect to see natural history publications evolve in future. Proposals due 1 September 2021. https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/cfb/2021-centre-for-the-book-symposium-natural-history-call-for-papers/

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Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Online Seminar – June Session

Posted on May 13 2021

You are warmly invited to the third session of the 2021 Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar series.  Wednesday 9 June, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82421107647) Speakers:James Keating, Distant sisters? Writing a history of Australasian women and the international struggle for the voteVioleta Gilabert, Emotion, Modernity, and the Campaign for Christian Order in Aotearoa New Zealand, 1942-1946 James Keating is

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Palmerston North History Symposium (8-10 July)

Posted on May 13 2021

To view the full flyer, including more information on the symposium sessions, click here. This year’s symposium will consider the multiple ways in which the history of Palmerston North and its surrounding areas has been explored in the past, and options for the future. The majority of sessions will be held at Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science, and History.

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Stout Research Centre Symposium (29 May)

Posted on May 8 2021

Revolutions per minute: the sixties counterculture in Aotearoa New Zealand Nick Bollinger – J.D. Stout Fellow 2021 Politics, drugs, sex, communes, music, media… and more – The First campus ‘teach-in’ in 50 years! Nick Bollinger is currently working on a book about the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s in New Zealand. On May 29 he will host a one-day

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