Notices

Papers Past turns 21: Panel discussion — Auckland

Posted on September 27 2022

Date: Friday 30 September 2022, 12pm to 2pm Cost: Free Location: Whare Wananga, Level 2, Auckland Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland Part of the 21 years of Papers Past series. Papers Past website turns 21! To celebrate, join our discussion with Papers Past regular users — Caroline Daley, Seonaid Harvey, Carmen Parahi and David Reeves — as they talk about how

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National Library Reading Room Hours Return to Normal

Posted on September 24 2022

From Monday 3rd October the Turnbull reading rooms will resume normal opening hours Monday – Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. The Monday service was suspended temporarily in February 2022 to mitigate the impact of the Omicron surge. This approach has been reviewed each month considering user feedback and staff availability. The number of staff who became unwell

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Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar, 19 October

Posted on September 22 2022

The next Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar is on Wednesday Rāapa 19 October, 12 pm – 1 pm NZT, via zoom Register here Speakers: Karen Fox, Rank and Reputation in the Tasman World: Reflections on Gender and Place Rachel Boddy, The Heart-throb of 1710: Dr. Henry Sacheverell Karen Fox is a senior research fellow in the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National

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Seminar with Dr Ben Schrader: ‘Inventing History: The Curious 1958 Campaign to Save Wellington’s Oldest Pākehā Building’ – Friday 23 September

Posted on September 17 2022

The History Programme of the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is hosting a seminar with Dr Ben Schrader on Friday 23rd September | 12.10-1.30pm . Presented in OK406 at VUW and via ZOOM—please register for the Zoom by clicking this link:  https://vuw.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkdOirpjkjGNbzqsryWn6vlNf5Ti2iD9v1 Inventing History: The Curious 1958 Campaign to Save Wellington’s Oldest Pākehā Building This talk

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Job Opportunity at Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Pou Hītori Matua Moananui-a-Kiwa | Senior Pacific Historian

Posted on September 15 2022

There is an exciting opportunity to join the Te Pae Wānanga – Tukunga Ihotanga | Research and Publishing – Heritage Content team as Pou Hītori Matua Moananui-a-Kiwa | Senior Pacific Historian. This newly created role will support the Pacific communities of Aotearoa New Zealand to preserve and share their stories; to advance their cultural aspirations and build their own capability;

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New Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Entries

Posted on September 14 2022

Ten people involved in the conservation and transformation of New Zealand’s land, mountains, plants, rivers and wildlife, for good or ill, have been added to Ngā Tāngata Taumata Rau Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB). This round was guest-edited by Manatū Taonga historian Sarah Burgess. Journalist and magazine editor Rebekah White wrote about the pioneering female mountaineer, field ecologist and international authority on sika

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Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o Whanganui-a-Tara: Hepetema September 2022

Posted on September 9 2022

Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o Te Whanganui-a-Tara (The Māori Language Festival of Wellington) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Māori language petition. The petition was delivered to Parliament by Hana Te Hemara with support from Te Reo Māori Society of Victoria University and Ngā Tamatoa of The University of Auckland on 14 September 1972. It called for the revitalisation of

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Book News: Elizabeth Cox’s ‘Making Space: A History of New Zealand Women in Architecture’

Posted on September 9 2022

Elizabeth Cox’s upcoming book Making Space: A History of New Zealand Women in Architecture is now available for pre-order through Massey University Press. PHANZA member Elizabeth Cox is a Wellington historian who specialises in both architectural and women’s history. Brilliant, hardworking and creative, women architects have made many significant contributions to the built environment, creativity and community of Aotearoa New

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NOHANZ Conference – Registration open

Posted on September 7 2022

The NOHANZ Conference is approaching 18-20 November 2022 and registration is now open. Program details can be found here. Registration and conference details can be found here. Early Bird rate closes on 30 October. Te Reo a Ngā TaputapuMemory, Oral History and Material Culture From taonga tūturu to inherited family possessions material culture plays a fundamental role in symbolizing our

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Applications for the 2023 History Innovation Fund Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Auckland

Posted on September 6 2022

The School of Humanities: Te Puna Aronui invites applications for the 2023 HistoryInnovation Fund Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. This fellowship offers early career support for an outstanding recent PhD graduate in history,enabling them to undertake research and writing for publication, whilst also providing someteaching experience. The successful applicant will be accommodated within the Historydiscipline and have access to the university’s library

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Papers Past turns 21: Panel discussion — Christchurch

Posted on September 2 2022

Date: Monday 12 September 2022, 12pm to 2pm Cost: Free Location: Spark Place (ground floor), Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Papers Past website turns 21! To celebrate, join the discussion with Papers Past regular users — Katie Pickles, Lydia Mearns, Kamala Hayman and Martin Fisher — as they talk about how the website has changed research in New Zealand. The event

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Expressions of interest: Auckland Libraries’ HeritageTalks

Posted on September 2 2022

Auckland Libraries’ HeritageTalks for 2023 begin again on Wednesday 8 February 12pm Auckland Libraries are taking expressions of interest and/or suggestions for speakers and topics for next year’s Auckland Libraries HeritageTalks programme “Are you interested in family, local and social history; the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific, and beyond?Then why not come along to one of our fortnightly

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Call for papers: Women’s and gender histories in 2020s Aotearoa, Te Wai Pounamu and Moana Nui a Kiwa

Posted on August 22 2022

Women’s and gender histories in 2020s Aotearoa, Te Wai Pounamu and Moana Nui a Kiwa With support from the University of Auckland History Innovation Fund, the Aotearoa Gender History Network is convening an in-person meeting to bring together researchers on women’s and gender histories to share their work. A further goal of the workshop is to publish selected papers in

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Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar, Weds 7 September

Posted on August 12 2022

The next Aotearoa Gender History Network seminar is on Wednesday Rāapa 7 September, 12 pm – 1 pm NZT, via zoom Register here Speakers: Ereni Putere, Rau mōrehu ki te ao, rau mahara i te pō: Navigating history and the lives of Kāi Tahu Ahinata Kaitai-Mullane, Power, Positionality, Perspective: Unpacking colonialism in contemporary pornography Ereni Pūtere (nō Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha,

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Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust: Funding

Posted on August 12 2022

Applications are now open for round one of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust Fund. Applications close 28 September 2022 with a decision being made by 9 November 2022. Applications for round two will be open in February 2023. The Trust provides funding to individuals and not-for-profit organisations. Branches of not-for-profit organisations with a national body may also apply independently.

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Applications for The John David Stout Fellowship in New Zealand Studies open 22 August 2022

Posted on August 10 2022

Applications for the John David Stout Fellowship will open on 22 August 2022 for the 2023 Fellowship. The closing date for submitting applications is 30 September 2022 at 4.00pm The JD Stout Fellowship awards a scholar of high standing the opportunity to research an area of New Zealand society, history or culture. The Fellowship is funded by the Stout Trust. It has

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