Notices

Call for papers – The “Green Stream” of the 2021 Australian Historical Association Conference

Posted on April 3 2021

The Australian Historical Association is convening its 39th AHA Conference at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. The conference will be held on the 29th November – 2nd December. As in previous years, there will be a “Green Stream” in the Conference to highlight research in environmental history. Submissions for individual papers, panel and workshop sessions, and roundtable discussions

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Northland Heritage Guide

Posted on March 27 2021

A new Northland Heritage guide publication is now available and ready-for-use. The purpose is to showcase the wonderful heritage sites and museums that Northland has to offer. This free publication for the Northland’s Museums Association was funded by Creative Northland and Northland New Zealand. For more on the guide, including a link to view a digital version, click here

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Auckland historian wanted for on-camera interview

Posted on March 25 2021

Newshub would like to interview a historian with a knowledge of Auckland history for a piece on what they have described as the ‘myths and legends’ of Auckland. The angle seems to be that they would like to concentrate on those parts of Auckland that established an unusual reputation and how that influenced the city’s history. The interview will take

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Historian wanted to produce publication on Waikato Construction Company

Posted on March 20 2021

Foster Construction in the Waikato is interested in commissioning the services of a historian to create a history of their business. Fosters has provided the following information: Objective is to create a hard cover book Easy reading history for staff and clients to learn how culture has developed, and Fosters has contributed to the Waikato built and business environment Capture

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This Is Us: Violence in Aotearoa’s Past and Present (an edited collection – Call for Papers)

Posted on March 20 2021

This edited collection examines violence in Aotearoa New Zealand’s past and present. We are seeking chapters that engage with oral histories, written testimonies, or other sources to explore how violence has impacted the lives of individuals and their communities. We address the following questions: How has violence manifested throughout history? How have histories of violence been represented or silenced? What

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Letter of Introduction from Rachel Esson – New National Librarian Te Pouhuaki

Posted on March 6 2021

The new National Librarian Te Pouhuaki Rachel Esson has written an introductory letter to the library’s community of users and stakeholders, including PHANZA. Of particular interest to members, Rachel addresses the issue of the disposal of the Overseas Published Collections and the actions the National Library has taken over the past year. Please find a link to the letter here

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Gender in Catastrophic Times Symposium – Call for Papers

Posted on February 27 2021

This is a call for papers for the “Gender in Catastrophic Times” symposium. The online symposium will be hosted by Lilith: A Feminist History Journal editorial collective across the 23rd – 24th of September this year. The symposium will ask how is gender mediated through and by catastrophe? How has gender contributed to or even caused catastrophe? And how have people reconsidered

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Three MA by thesis scholarships at VUW

Posted on February 27 2021

Three scholarships are currently available for an MA by thesis at Victoria University of Wellington: • An MA in legal history scholarship, closing on 1 March 2021:  https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships/current/ma-scholarship-in-legal-history. • The Alastair Whitelaw MA scholarship, closing on 15 March 2021:  https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships/current/alastair-whitelaw-scholarship-for-master-of-arts-in-history. • The Annette E. Black MA scholarship, closing on 15 July 2021:  https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships/current/annette-e.-black-ma-scholarship-in-history

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MA Scholarship in Legal History at VUW

Posted on February 24 2021

An MA scholarship in legal history is available at Victoria University of Wellington. The scholarship is for a graduate student and will contribute to Dr Valerie Wallace’s Marsden project on Scots Law and British Colonialism. Applications close at 4.30pm Monday 1 March. For more information follow the link: https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships/current/ma-scholarship-in-legal-history

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Vacancy, Historical Researcher/Writer wanted

Posted on February 21 2021

Dave Pearson Architects Ltd is advertising for an Historical Researcher/Writer. The heritage architectural firm is seeking those with an interest and knowledge of heritage buildings and New Zealand architectural styles. In the role you will prepare historical reports, assessments of historical buildings, and conservation plans. The job advert and applications can be made here: https://www.seek.co.nz/job/51563151

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Vacancy, Policy Advisor roles at Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Posted on February 20 2021

The Ministry of Culture and Heritage is currently advertising three policy advisor positions in Wellington. The roles are across the MCH’s media, arts and heritage policy teams. They will draw on public policy expertise to advise Ministers on important developments in New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and cultural sectors. Current projects include supporting the sector through COVID recovery, strengthening heritage

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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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NZHA 2021 Conference – Call for Papers

Posted on February 5 2021

The NZHA is opening its call for papers to address the theme Ako: Learning from History. Submissions can be made from 28 February to 30 June 2021. The NZHA 2021 Conference will be held 23-26 November at Massey University, Palmerston North. Please refer to this document for more information on submissions and the conference: NZHA 2021 Conference – Call for

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PHANZINE (April 2021): CALL FOR MEMBER PUBLICATIONS

Posted on February 4 2021

The April 2021 issue of Phanzine is being compiled and we would like to hear of any new publications by PHANZA members to advertise in the issue. We do not publish reviews as such, but would love to publicise your achievement by giving details of the publication and its availability. For the publications not included in the December issue, we also ask

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Vacancy, Heritage Specialist, Tauranga City Libraries

Posted on February 3 2021

Tauranga City Libraries have a vacancy for a Heritage Specialist. The role includes the curation, description, digitisation and promotion of the library’s heritage and research collections. Additionally, you will also provide direct assistance to customer research enquiries. This role is a 35-hour per week, Sunday to Thursday, fixed-term contract until 30 August 2021. For more information see the link below.

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