Tāmaki Herenga Waka: where histories meet – NZHA 2017 call for abstracts

NZHA, in association with History at the School of Humanities, University of Auckland, is pleased to open the call for abstracts for its biennial conference: 28 November – 1 December 2017. Find out more on the conference website: http://www.historiesmeet.org. Tāmaki Herenga Waka: where histories meet proposes two main thematic lines – one acknowledging the core […]

One For the Genealogists

Join Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation to learn how to: get the most out of Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy resources and records, gain strategies for breaking through blocks, and grasp important historical context that may help fill in gaps in your research. There are only two remaining workshops in the […]

Barbara Brookes – Ockham Book Award winner

NZHA congratulates Barbara Brookes who has one the Illustrated Non-Fiction category of the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her book A History of New Zealand Women. If you are in Auckland on Friday (19 May) you can hear Barbara and the other winning authors at the Auckland Writers Festival, at the Aotea Centre, […]

VUW Symposium: Individualism versus Collectivism in New Zealand and the British Empire: Individual Rights and Biopolitics

Saturday 8 April 2017, 9am – 5pm History, Victoria University of Wellington Old Kirk 406 Wood Seminar Room All welcome. No registration fee but places limited. Please register your interest in attending by 31 March, email to charlotte.macdonald at vuw.ac.nz Draft Programme 9.00-9.45 Anna Clark (University of Minnesota) Rage Against the Machine 9.45-10.15 Barbara Brookes […]

VUW Public Lecture: ‘This isn’t very feminist at all….’ Talking about feminism with post-war British women

PROFESSOR LYNN ABRAMS UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Friday 7 April 5:30pm—6:30pm Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 3 (RHLT3) For further information please contact the History Programme Seminar Convenor: Valerie Wallace, valerie.wallace at vuw.ac.nz In interviews with British women who reached maturity in the post war decades, introducing feminism into the conversation has produced some puzzling contradictions. These […]