Notices

Opera studies day conference (Wellington, 14 July 2018): call for papers closes 30 April 2018)

Posted on March 30 2018

New Zealand School of Music – Te Kōkī Victoria University of Wellington Opera Studies Day Saturday 14 July 2018, Adam Concert Room Opera is a powerful and capricious art-form which fascinates and challenges scholars from a variety of disciplines, inviting a multitude of scholarly responses.  This study day at the New Zealand School of Music seeks contributions exploring many aspects

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Vacancy: Heritage Assessment Advisor at Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (closing 11 April 2018)

Posted on March 24 2018

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is advertising for a Heritage Assesment Advisor. See job application details below: Heritage Assessment Advisor Based in Wellington We are looking for someone with the passion and skill to help us identify and recognise the Central Region’s heritage places, by contributing to the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero and Crown Land Disposal processes. You must

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Women’s Studies Association (NZ)/Pae Akoranga Wahine and the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies conference (21-23 September 2018): call for papers closes 30 June 2018

Posted on March 24 2018

Feminist Engagements in Aotearoa: 125 years of Suffrage and Beyond Victoria University of Wellington, 21-23 September 2018 To mark 40 years of WSA/PAW conferences and 125 years of women’s suffrage in Aotearoa/New Zealand, WSA/PAW joins with the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies in presenting a conference promoting feminist scholarship and activism. The conference will be an opportunity to

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Vacancy: Programme Manager, Landmarks Whenua Tohunga (closing 27 March 2018)

Posted on March 19 2018

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is advertising for a Programme Manager to work on the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga project. The position is fixed-term until 28 June 2019 and is based in Wellington. Landmarks Whenua Tohunga is a joint initiative of Manatu Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai and Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

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UNESCO Memory of the World NZ: Call for Expressions of Interest 2018 (closes 30 April)

Posted on March 17 2018

The Memory of the World New Zealand Trust is calling for “Expressions of Interest” for new inscriptions to the New Zealand register. Expressions of Interest (EOI) can be submitted from now until 30 April 2018. This year we celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Petition that resulted in New Zealand being the first country to give women the

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NOHANZ conference (27-29 November): call for papers closes 29 June

Posted on March 17 2018

The National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) invites abstract submissions for our biennial conference to be held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 of November 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘Te Waha Kairongorongo e: The Voice in Time and Space’. We invite presenters to submit abstracts that engage with the broad variety

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PHA NSW Conference 2018: call for papers closes 26 March

Posted on March 10 2018

Professional Historians Australia is holding a national conference in Sydney from 30-31 August 2018. The conference is seeking papers which reflect on the challenges professional historians face interpreting sites, places and events that become surrounded by myth and emotion. The deadline for abstracts is Monday 26 March 2018. For further information on the conference and how to submit a paper,

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Talk by Joanna Boileau for Auckland Phanza members (13 March)

Posted on March 3 2018

At the next Auckland PHANZA meeting, Joanna Boileau will give a talk on the making of her latest book: Chinese market gardening in Autralia and New Zealand: Gardens of prosperity. When: Tuesday 13 March 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: The Betty Wark Room at the Ellen Melville Centre, 1 Freyberg Place, Auckland Central Attendees are welcome to join

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Papers Past survey

Posted on February 24 2018

The National Library is conducting a short survey to find out what people would like to see added to Papers Past. If you use Papers Past, please take a few minutes to complete it. Your opinions will help guide the digitisation programme over the coming years. The survey can be found here.

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Applications for Lilburn Research Fellowship 2019 now open (closing 8 April 2018)

Posted on February 10 2018

The Lilburn Trust, in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, is inviting applications for the Lilburn Research Fellowship, 2019. The aim of the Lilburn Research Fellowship is to encourage scholarly research leading to publication on some aspect of New Zealand and music, using the resources of the Archive of New Zealand Music and the wider published and unpublished collections of

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Vacancies: Historian and Senior Historian at the Office of Treaty Settlements, Wellington (closing 2 February)

Posted on January 13 2018

The Office of Treaty Settlements has two current vacancies: Historian and Senior Historian. Job descriptions and further details are available in the links above. The historian role may suit a recent graduate. Both positions are permanent and full-time. Preferred applicants are those who hold a master’s degree in New Zealand history or Māori studies, or who have equivalent research-based professional

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IIPC web archiving conference (Wellington 13–15 November 2018): call for papers by 28 February 2018

Posted on December 16 2017

Web archiving is now into its third decade of practice and there is much experience to reflect upon and many achievements to acknowledge. It is also a critical time to look to the future and to the technical, legal, ethical and organisational challenges that saving the web for citizens and for researchers continue to present. As established web archives mature

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Notification of Intention to Dispose – Broadcasting Standards Authority

Posted on December 9 2017

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) is currently reviewing its records management processes. As part of this review, the BSA wish to renew their disposal schedule to ensure that a new schedule is fit for purpose in the BSA’s increasingly digital environment. This schedule applies to all records created, maintained and received by BSA. It covers current, non-current or yet to

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PHANZA Auckland Christmas event (10 December) postponed

Posted on December 2 2017

This year’s Auckland Christmas event – a tour of the Otuataua Stonefields and picnic lunch – has been postponed until the new year. A new date will be announced soon. For more information, please contact Sandra Gorter: writelinesnzl@gmail.com.  

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