Conferences and Announcements
Public history talk by Margaret Pointer. I am the island of Niue, a small child that stands up to help the Kingdom of King George: Niue Island involvement in World War I. 12.15pm on Wednesday 6 AugustSubmitted by Marguerite Hill on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 01:47
Please join us at 12.15pm on Wednesday 6 August
at a public history talk by Margaret Pointer:
I am the island of Niue, a small child that stands up to help the Kingdom of King George
Niue Island involvement in World War I
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
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
The School of Information Management in conjunction with Victoria Professional and Executive Development are pleased to announce details of their 2014 archives masterclass.
We are delighted to have renowned international scholar and researcher Professor Anne Gilliland in Wellington to present this course on Community Archives http://ped.victoria.ac.nz/presenters/9426-anne-gilliland.
Journal of New Zealand Studies 17 (June 2014)
The latest issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of New Zealand Studies NS17 (2014) is available online at: http://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/jnzs/index
SAVE THE DATE: PHANZA AGM will be held on 1 August 2014, 5.30pm at St Andrew's on the Terrace conference roomSubmitted by Marguerite Hill on Sat, 06/21/2014 - 01:50
Please save the date for PHANZA's 2014 AGM.
The AGM will be held on Friday 1 August 2014, 5.30pm at St Andrew's on the Terrace conference rooms.
The AGM function will also include drinks and nibbles.
The draft agenda is as follows
2) Minutes of the previous AGM
Copies of the 2014 President’s Report, Treasurer’s Report and Secretary’s Report will be made available to those attending the meeting, and will be available on request to those unable to attend the meeting.
Jim Samson is trying to find out if anyone has researched or is researching the Kopuawhara disaster. If you are, drop Jim an email on
Recovering Forbidden Voices conference
The New Zealand School of Music and the German and History Departments of VUW are collaborating on a four-day conference in late August titled Recovering Forbidden Voices: Responding to the Suppression of Music in World War Two.
History in the news - school student starts petition for a national commemoration day of the New Zealand land wars.Submitted by Marguerite Hill on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 09:30
After listening to an interview on RadioNZ, Otorohanga College student Leah Bell started a petition for a national commemoration day of the New Zealand land wars. More about the petition here
Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture, What's past is prologue: nostalgia and utopianism in NZ, Paul Moon, 22 July (please rsvp)Submitted by Marguerite Hill on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 02:03
Please see attached flier for details and for email address for RSVP
Now open - Facing the Front: New Zealand's Enduring First World War, exhibition at Portrait Gallery, WellingtonSubmitted by Marguerite Hill on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 02:00