General Notices

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 August

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

Upcoming Stout Research Centre Research Round-Up Seminar Series 2014

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
Vincent O’Malley
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

Community-Based Archives Masterclass available through Victoria University, Wellington

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) is now available

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 room

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

1)    Apologies

2)    Minutes of the previous AGM

3)    Reports

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.

Looking for researchers working on the Kopuawhara disaster

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

jimsamsonwairoaATgmail.com

 

Recovering Forbidden Voices: Responding to the Suppression of Music in World War Two conference

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.

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

http://www.otocoll.school.nz/landwarspetition.html