Events

Curriculum changes: Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories hui (late March)

Posted on February 12 2021

The Ministry of Education invites the histories and heritage sector to a hui in late March. The hui will discuss the incorporation of Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories into the national curriculum and its impact on the sector and communities. Three half-day hui will be hosted in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch across various dates from the 23rd to 31st March. An

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PHANZA Christmas Events (Auckland/Wellington)

Posted on December 4 2020

Merry Christmas from PHANZA!! We’d like to invite you to attend our PHANZA Christmas events in Auckland (13th December) or Wellington (16th December).    Auckland – Symonds Street Cemetery Tour   When: 2pm, Sunday 13th December (please RSVP to treasurer@phanza.org.nz)   David Verran who many of you already know well has kindly offered to take us on a tour of the Symonds Street Cemetery with commentary on the

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39th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society (9th December)

Posted on November 13 2020

The Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society invites you to an intensive one day world-wide gathering devoted to law in history. The event is hosted by Event Services at the University of Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. 39 individual papers and 7 panel presentations have been accepted and will run in four concurrent parallel sessions throughout the day. The

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2020 Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History – Online Seminar (9th December)

Posted on November 13 2020

You are warmly invited to attend the final meeting of the 2020 Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar. The seminar will be held online via Zoom on Wednesday the 9th of December 12pm – 1pm. The speakers will be: Melissa Matutina Williams – Gendering WhānauFelicity Barnes – Shopping for Empire: Thinking beyond the Conservative HousewifeRachel Tombs – An end to Spousal Immunity:

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Auckland History Initiative – Online Webinar (27th November)

Posted on November 9 2020

Join the Auckland History Initiative for a panel discussion on writing the local histories of Auckland. Due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID, an online event will be held this year to support and celebrate research into Auckland’s past. Rest assured the Auckland History Initiative intend to have their annual Symposium and Lecture again in 2021, all things going well. The Auckland

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New Historians Conference 2020 (26-27 November)

Posted on November 6 2020

The 15th annual New Historians Conference will be held at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, 26-27 November 2020. The conference can be attended both in-person and digitally. The conference features key note speakers: Katie Pickles, Professor of History at the University of Canterbury; and Giacomo Lichtner, Associate Professor of History and Film at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria

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New Zealand Oral History Conference (20-22 November)

Posted on November 6 2020

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) Te Kete Kōrero-a-Waha o Te Motuare are jointly hosting the New Zealand Oral History Conference, to be held at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, 20-22 November 2020. The conference has invited papers that explore “Ko wai mātou?” or “Who are

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PHANZA AGM

Posted on August 11 2020

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 24 September 2020. The meeting will begin at 5.30pm. More details to follow.

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New Zealand Oral History Conference – call for papers

Posted on July 10 2020

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) Te Kete Kōrero-a-Waha o Te Motuare are jointly hosting the New Zealand Oral History Conference, to be held at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, 20-22 November 2020. For more information on the call for papers and the conference itself, please

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Friends of Alexander Turnbull Library – upcoming events

Posted on July 2 2020

The Friends of Alexander Turnbull Library has resumed its 2020 programme of events. For Wellington-based events, to be held at the National Library, see here. First up, on 8 July, is Wellington novelist Elspeth Sandys speaking about her new book A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley. There will also be a resumption of events in Auckland, with

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French Historical Studies conference

Posted on June 26 2020

The University of Auckland and Massey University are jointly hosting the 66th Society for French Historical Studies Conference and 22nd George Rudé Seminar in French History and Civilisation. This conference was to have taken place at the University of Auckland on 7-10 July 2020. As a result of Covid-19 restrictions, the conference will now be virtual but will retain the

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CANCELLATION – Phanza Auckland meeting

Posted on March 17 2020

Due to Covid 19 concerns a number of people have indicated that they would rather not attend the Auckland PHANZA meeting scheduled for this Wednesday March 18th. We strongly support your work in recording history at this important time and hope to be able to meet again when the current health situation has improved.

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Auckland History Initiative Annual Symposium

Posted on March 13 2020

The Auckland History Initiative (AHI) is pleased to announce that it is hosting its second annual symposium and public lecture on 24 April 2020. This year’s symposium will include a keynote address by Professor Anne O’Brien (University of New South Wales), a series of panel discussions showcasing recent scholarship on the history of Auckland and a presentation by Phanzine editor

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‘Wellington 180th’ Seminar Series, Stout Centre

Posted on February 25 2020

The Stout Centre is hosting a series of seminars in the Stout Research Centre Seminar Room, 12 Waiteata Road, to mark 180 years of Pakeha settlement of Wellington. There are three seminars scheduled on consecutive Wednesdays from 25 March to 8 April. 25 March, 4.10-5.30pm: Morrie Love – ‘Getting the traditional history right – Is there a parallel between Shelly

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New Zealand Oral History Conference – call for papers

Posted on December 6 2019

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) Te Kete Kōrero-a-Waha o Te Motu are hosting the New Zealand Oral History Conference at Victoria University from 3 to 5 July 2020. The theme is ‘Ko wai mātou? Who are we?’ and will explore the consequences of colonisation 250 years on

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New Zealand Military History Conference, February 2020

Posted on November 4 2019

The New Zealand Military Historical Committee brings ‘Heavy & Continuous Sacrifice – New Zealand and the Second World War’, 13-15 February 2020. Some 34 speakers, including international guests, will cover all aspects of New Zealand’s second great war. The conference brochure is available here. For accommodation options near Mt Cook, view this. Registrants, please contact: Peter Cooke, SecretaryNZ Military Historical

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