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Stout Research Centre (Wellington) seminar series: Pamela Gerrish Nunn, “To the Lighthouse?”

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
Research Roundup Seminar Series


Pamela Gerrish Nunn

“To the Lighthouse?”

Within the general lure of Home for the English New Zealander, the south-western limit of England, Cornwall, had a particular attraction. For, from the 1880s, it became internationally famous for its artist colonies, generating an outdoor painting of everyday life

Architectural conference (Wellington) - "a massive colonial experiment": New Zealand architecture in the 1840s

"a massive colonial experiment": New Zealand architecture in the 1840s

This conference is held under the auspices of the Centre for Building Performance Research, Victoria University of Wellington

Date: Friday 5th December 2014
Venue: School of Architecture, Victoria University, Wellington
Convener: Christine McCarthy

Jock Phillips receives Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement

Congratulations to Jock Phillips (PHANZA life Member), who has been awarded the

Alexander Turnbull Library Outreach (Wellington): Jill Shefrin, "To excite their attention with images and pictures..."

The friends of the Dorothy Neil White Collection invite you to a talk by:

Jill Shefrin

Senior Research Associate in Arts at Trinity College,

University of Toronto


"To excite their attention with images and pictures:

printed pictures in the formal and informal education of children in the long eighteenth century"


5.30 p.m. for a 6.00 p.m start

Obituary for Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

Jock Phillips has written an obituary for Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

4th Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference, Lincoln University, 24-26 November 2014

REGISTER NOW for the 4th Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference, Lincoln University,  24-26 November 2014.

The conference theme, 'Engineering, Heritage and Nature: Finding the Right Balance,' and the event's Christchurch location, make this year's conference especially topical and relevant with the region being three years into its post-earthquake recovery process. This event is also part of IPENZ’s centenary year celebrations.

2014 ASCP Annual Conference (ACU Melb), 4-6 December 2014

Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy 2014

Australian Catholic University, 4-6 December


PHANZA and the MTG (formerly Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery) review

PHANZA members may have seen coverage (including in this week’s issue of the Listener) of the review of MTG Hawke’s Bay. Previously known as the Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery, the institution reopened in 2013 following a major redevelopment.

UNESCO Memory of the World NZ Newsletter out now

Kia ora everyone
The latest issue of Nga Mahara The Memories is on our website