Conferences and Announcements
The History Programme warmly invites you to a seminar by Associate Professor Kate Hunter (History, VUW):
Fresh Feel: Reflections on Writing about Great War Things
Wellington Seminar Series 2014
26 March Kevin Lavery - Chief Executive, Wellington City Council
My Vision for Wellington
Hunter Building, Lecture Theatre 119 (South End of Building off Hunter Courtyard)
2 April Marc Wilson - School of Psychology, Victoria University
“City of flower-pots, canyon streets and trams, O sterile whore of a thousand bureaucrats!” (James K. Baxter, Wellington, 1953, p.77)
Registration is now open for NZAA’s 2014 conference, to be held in Christchurch from 25th-28th of June.Submitted by Marguerite Hill on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:56
Registration is now open for NZAA’s 2014 conference, to be held in Christchurch from 25th-28th of June.
Please find attached information on conference events, location and accommodation, along with a copy of the registration form and call for papers.
Early bird rates for registration close 30 April 2014. Expressions of interest for conference papers must be made by the 31st of March, with abstracts to follow by the 20th of April.
Commemorate 100 years since the start of WWI, as the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Newstalk ZB present the first of three concerts “Remembering WWI”, entitled Home Fires. APO Music Director Eckehard Stier leads the orchestra in an exciting concert that presents three works written in the shadow of World War I.
In addition to the main stage concert, ticket holders can also enjoy a post-concert half hour of music hall, harking back to the zenith of the music hall era and the programmes that helped raise money for the British war effort.
Public history talk: The History of Gangs in New Zealand by Dr Jarrod Gilbert, 12.15pm on Wednesday 5 March,Submitted by Marguerite Hill on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 23:45
WELCOME TO OUR 2014 SERIES
OF PUBLIC HISTORY SEMINARS AT THE
MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE
Please join us to hear
Dr Jarrod Gilbert on
The History of Gangs in New Zealand
12.15pm on Wednesday 5 March,
L4, ASB House, 101 The Terrace, Wellington
NOHANZ Conference 2014
Call for Papers
The National Oral History Association of New Zealand invites proposals exploring the theme “The Gift of Memory” for presentation at the September 2014 conference in Wellington. See http://oralhistory.org.nz/documents/conf14.pdf for more information.
Appraisal ID: 362
Agency Name: Callaghan Innovation
General Description: This appraisal report and schedule cover all records created by Callaghan Innovation, its predecessor agencies, and current and past subsidiaries in carrying out core functions. Predecessors include Industrial Research Limited and the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Public Notice Date: 4 January 2014
Comment Due Date: 7 March 2014
Austrian scientist, Ferdinand von Hochstetter visited New Zealand for 8 months in 1858-58, and travelled widely with his compatriot Julius von Haast, recording and documenting geological features. A hitherto unknown collection of images collected by Hochstetter and still held by his descendants has recently been located by Dr Sascha Nolden, who has published illustrated catalogues. You can get a taste of the material from these two illustrated blog pieces:
Latest issue (#16) of Journal of New Zealand Studies now online
The Journal of New Zealand Studies is a peer-reviewed publication produced by the Stout Centre for New Zealand Studies at Victoria University, and is now available online (at no charge). The latest issue (JNZS 16, December 2013) is now online, containing a variety of articles and book reviews.
End of year greetings to all you tree enthusiasts out there.
Yes, it’s that time again already – and so, before we all head off into the summer sunshine, here are a few items of interest to update you on progress with the New Zealand Tree Register.