The New Zealand Journal of Public History Call for Papers

The New Zealand Journal of Public History is soliciting articles, short critiques and commentaries for NZJPH4: Ethics in Public History.

Contributions concerning ethical considerations around collecting, preservation and display, or the ethical tensions variously linking historians, stakeholders and commissioning bodies, would be particularly welcome.

Submissions are invited from public historians working within a range of heritage institutions, postgraduate students, academic researchers, and independent historians. There are a number of ways to contribute to this issue:

Academic article (6000 words/peer reviewed)
Academic critique (2000 words/peer reviewed)
Commentary from the field (2000 words)

Postgraduate students who have recently completed a thesis within the field of public history/museum studies (on any topic) are also invited to submit a summary signalling the significance of their findings to the field of public history, for publication in the journal. Postgraduate summaries should be 1000 words.

DUE: 1 JULY 2016

CONTACT: NZJPH editor Dr Nadia Gush nadia@waikato.ac.nz

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