Conferences and Announcements
The call for papers for the Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) annual Conference, Victoria University of Wellington on 4-6 December 2015, is now out and can be found at http://www.anzhes.com/conferences.html. The theme this year is "Intersecting and Contested Histories of Education" and we would welcome presenters with an interdisciplinary approach.
Email title, abstracts (max 250 words), name and affiliation to Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 July 2015.
A web portal has been set up to receive new nominations for Medals and Awards offered by the Royal Society of New Zealand this year. They are now calling for nominations.
As you are aware, under the Public Records Act 2005, members of the public have the opportunity to comment on recommendations for the disposal of records.
This notification is to advise you of the following Intention to Dispose, which is available on the Archives New Zealand website: http://archives.govt.nz/advice/intentions-dispose
Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)
History Making a Difference
The biennial New Zealand Historical Association conference will be held in Christchurch from Wednesday 2 December until Friday 4 December 2015.
Our theme for 2015 explores how the study, teaching and promotion of history in Aotearoa/New Zealand has the ability to ‘make a difference’.
Confirmed keynote speakers are Professor Kate Darian-Smith (University of Melbourne), Professor Dame Anne Salmond (University of Auckland) and Professor Paul Ward (University of Huddersfield).
Applications are now open for the 2015-2016 Collaborative Newspaper Digitisation Programme.
Enrolments are now being accepted for the following workshops, to held at Wairarapa Archive:
Oral history workshops
Masterton, May – June 2015
The Essentials of Oral History Research
This is a two day course. It will be tutored by Hugo Manson, broadcaster and oral historian, and Lynette Shum, Oral History Adviser, Alexander Turnbull Library.
Day One: Introduction to Oral History
Saturday 23 May 2015 8.45am-4.30pm
Register now for PHANZA workshop (Auckland): Working with… Professional Historians accessing and working with informationSubmitted by Karen Astwood on Tue, 04/21/2015 - 23:40
Professional Historians accessing and working with information
The Auckland branch of the Professional Historians Association of New Zealand Aotearoa will be holding a one-day symposium of workshops on how to access and use information historians use in their day-to-day work. Speakers will talk for approximately 45 minutes at each session, leaving 15 minutes for questions and discussion.
Venue: Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, 64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland
'Finding New Zealand’s Scientific Heritage' Conference (23-24 November 2015) - Proposals for papers, posters and discussion topicsSubmitted by Karen Astwood on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:20
Finding New Zealand’s Scientific Heritage: 23-24 November 2015
2015 is a significant year for New Zealand science history. It is 150 years since James Hector arrived in Wellington to set up many of our national organisations, and also 100 years since Ernest Marsden first arrived in Wellington.
Geoscience Society release James Hector documents online in celebration of 150th anniversary of New Zealand’s first government scientistSubmitted by Karen Astwood on Tue, 03/31/2015 - 19:01
150th anniversary of New Zealand’s first government scientist