“Brothers and Sisters in Arms: Historicising Indigenous Military Service” Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference: “Brothers and Sisters in Arms: Historicising Indigenous Military Service” Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, 25-26 June 2015. This conference is part of the ARC-funded project ‘Serving our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia http://www.ourmobserved.com/events/ The centenary of the First World War has generated […]

The Waitangi Tribunal lastest job listings

The Waitangi Tribunal is currently seeking three full-time Research Analyst/Inquiry Facilitators. Applications can be made via the jobs.govt.nz website here POSITION: Research Analyst/Inquiry Facilitator JOB TYPE: Ongoing – Full Time Our team is working for Justice … Will you join us? When you join us at the Ministry of Justice, you’ll enjoy diversity, satisfaction and […]

World War 1 Book Club

World War One Book Club – Explore the legacy of World War One in literature World War One fever is spreading in New Zealand, causing everything from traffic congestion to a rash of poppy lapel badges. But among the history, the geography and the hagiography, what is the place for the literature of the Great […]

I Nga Ra o Mua: The Days Before Us

New Zealand History Teachers 2014 Conference Dilworth School Auckland, Monday 29 & Tuesday 30 September 2014. Follow on Twitter: @thedaysbeforeus Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NZHTAConference 2014 A forum of teachers, educators, historians, researchers and community activists to engage and interact over teaching New Zealand history. Further information is available on this flyer NZHTA-Conference-2014


HISTORICAL, THEOLOGICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON PEACE AND CHRISTIANITY IN NEW ZEALAND Victoria University of Wellington, 18-20 November 2015 The conference will be hosted at Victoria University of Wellington, but supported by a number of organisations. In 2014, centennial commemorations of the Great War begin; 2015 will have special significance for New Zealanders, in light […]

Call for papers: Women and the Nation at War

The Women’s Studies Journal of Aotearoa/New Zealand seeks contributions for a forthcoming special issue on Women and the Nation at War. The issue aims to provide balance to the current fervour surrounding the centennial of World War One by inviting feminist critique of war. To these ends articles are invited which provide feminist reflection, contemporary […]

The latest issue of the Journal of New Zealand Studies NS17 (2014) is available online

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 This website contains information about forthcoming issues of the journal, as well as back issues of the Stout Centre Review and New Zealand Studies journals. Both of these journals […]

‘War Memorialisation and the Nation’ call for papers

Notice of special conference and call for papers/panels: War Memorialisation and the Nation (areas: war commemoration/history/cultural heritage/archaeology/peace and conflict studies) University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 12 – 15 November 2014 An inter-disciplinary conference concerned with war memorialisation in the interests of the nation is to be held at the University of Otago, Dunedin, in […]

‘Championing the Humanities’ Royal Society talk

“Messy, debatable and unquantifiable”: Championing the Humanities Dr Robin Jackson, Chief Executive and Secretary of the British Academy A review of some of the challenges and issues that face humanities in the USA and UK and possibly Australia/New Zealand too; some reflections on the nature of the study of the humanities which might explain why […]

Welcome from the NZHA 2014-15 President

Tena Kotu katoa The NZHA Executive is now based in Otautahi Christchurch and planning is already underway for the 2015 conference. We are continuing the excellent work of the Otago Executive inpromoting historical study, teaching and research, maintaining and raising the profile of history including recognising achievement through awards, lobbying government, connecting with stakeholder groups […]