Stout Research Centre seminar (Wellington): Adam Weaver, 'Sea-nic Views and Profit-Making in M-ocean: Water, Commerce, and the Cruise Industry'Submitted by Karen Astwood on Thu, 05/26/2016 - 02:53
‘The Sea’ Seminar Series
Sea-nic Views and Profit-Making in M-ocean: Water, Commerce, and the Cruise Industry
Stout Research Centre seminar (Wellington): John Plotz, 'Semi-detached: Victorian Fictional Experiments in Partial Absorption.'Submitted by Karen Astwood on Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:14
Victorian Fictional Experiments in Partial Absorption
Visiting Speaker: Professor John Plotz
Thursday 2 June 2016 at 4.10pm to 5.30pm
Stout Research Centre Seminar Room, 12 Waiteata Road, Kelburn Campus
New home for Birth, Deaths and Marriages information
“The Department of Internal Affairs helps people when they are making plans for a very significant event in their life. Whether they’re getting married, recognising the birth of their child, or dealing with the death of family or friends, Births Deaths and Marriages has an important role to play.”
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
Appraisal ID: 2013/5411
Agency Name: Television New Zealand
Copyright Licensing New Zealand have an award for non-fiction writing and applicaitons are now open. See their website for all the details: http://www.copyright.co.nz/Awards/CLNZ-Writers%27-Award/
Applications open: 21 April 2016
Applications close: 4pm, 23 June 2016.
National Library talk (Wellington): Islands of resources: navigating Samoan family history resourcesSubmitted by Karen Astwood on Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:04
Islands of resources: navigating Samoan family history resources
Samoan Language Week 2016 is being held from 29 May to 4 June.
To coincide with this we are offering a session on Samoan family history resources held by Archives NZ and the National Library. Roger Swanson, Pacific Specialist at the Alexander Turnbull Library, and Shaun McGuire, of the Archives NZ research team, will give you tips on navigating finding aids and collection material held in the two institutions.
Date: Tuesday 31 May 2016
Here's a message from the National Library about the Collaborative Newspaper Programme 2016/2017:
The Alexander Turnbull Library are holding their 'Essentials of Oral History Workshop' again.
The workshops are limited to 12, so register your interest by emailing AtlOutreach@dia.govt.nz. Then you will need to fill out and return the attached flyer (below) at your earliest convenience.
The Essentials of Oral History Research
This is a two day course, with one month between them.
Day One: Introduction to Oral History
Saturday 30 April 2016
The New Zealand Journal of Public History's next issue is on the theme of ethics in public history - see the attachment for further details.
The call for papers closes 1 July 2016.