Conferences and Announcements

Notes from the front, The premiere of a World War 1 song cycle by Ross Harris and New Zealand’s Poet Laureate, Vincent O’Sullivan Thursday 28 August 2014, 7.30-9.30

Kia ora koutou,

 

At the end of this month, there is a Poet Laureate event planned as part of the World War One commemorations.  'Notes from the Front' is an evening of music and poetry, and will premiere a song cycle by Ross Harris and Vincent O'Sullivan.

 

Where: Old St Pauls, Mulgrave Street Wellington

When: Thursday 28 August 2014, 7.30pm

How: Book at Eventfinda $15 & door sales

 

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies Commerce & Community Seminar Series: Anna Green, 'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967. Wednesday 27 August, 4.10pm – 5.30pm

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
Commerce & Community Seminar Series

 

Anna Green


'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967

 

Author's voice - talks at Alexander Turnbull Library: Peter Wells, “Journey to a hanging”, 12:10 – 1:00pm Wednesday 27 August 2014

AUTHOR’S VOICE

 

An occasional series of talks by authors who have used the

Alexander Turnbull Library for their research.

“Journey to a hanging”

 

UNESCO Memory of the World NZ Newsletter out now

Kia ora everyone
The latest issue of Nga Mahara The Memories is on our website http://www.unescomow.org.nz/images/newsletters/unesco%20newsletter%20august%202014.pdf

Into the past with newspapers - free talk at Alexander Turnbull Library. Please RSVP

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Please find attached information on our next Alexander Turnbull Library family history monthly talks.

Into the past with newspapers.

One of the resources most used by New Zealand historians (of all kinds) is the PapersPast website.  For FAMILY HISTORY MONTH we are delighted that Tracy Powell (Digitisation Advisor) and Emerson Vandy (Service Manager) will explain how papers are selected, how they get digitised, what's coming up, some tips & tricks (even for the experienced), and opportunities for people to get involved.

Upcoming Stout Centre talks - Commerce & Community Seminar Series 2014

Anna Green
Wednesday 27 August 4.10pm

'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967

 

Stout Research Centre talk. Samantha Owens “Listen to the German Band, the Music’s Grand”: Local Perceptions of Itinerant German Musicians in New Zealand, 1850–1920. Wednesday 13 August 2014

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
Seminar

Samantha Owens

Associate Professor at the School of Music - The University of Queensland

 

Listen to the German Band, the Music’s Grand: Local Perceptions of Itinerant German Musicians in New Zealand, 1850–1920

 

2014 AGM documents are now available on the website.

Please find attached the 2014 PHANZA AGM documents, including the president's, treasurer's and secretary's reports

Upcoming Stout Research Centre Research Round-Up Seminar Series 2014

Research Round-Up Seminar Series 2014

Our next seminar series begins with the JD Stout Fellow Annual Lecture, followed by our
resident scholars presenting their research.

24 September  JD Stout Lecture 2014
Vincent O’Malley
The Waikato War: Myth, History and the ‘Art of Forgetting’

1 October    Simon Nathan
The Changing Face of James Hector

8 October  Ingrid Horrocks
‘Something else is going on, an interaction, an exchange’: Martin Edmond’s
Explorations in Biography

15 October  Therese Crocker

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