New Historians Conference 2017

The VUW History Programme invites current postgraduates and recent graduates to its annual New Historians Conference. Now in its 12th year, the conference brings together postgraduate students and researchers from local, national and regional institutions and organisations. The New Historians Conference provides a collegial forum to discuss research and share ideas. It creates a valuable […]

RSNZ mentoring guidelines for researchers

The recently released mentoring guidelines of the Royal Society are aimed at mentoring in the ‘increasingly diverse context of Aotearoa New Zealand’. The guidelines are expected to usefully supplement many of the mentoring practices that research organisations already have in place. You can read them here.

Regional News: Straight Outa Canterbury

Canterbury NZHA council member and special correspondent, Lyndon Fraser, reported in April that History in Canterbury continues to be pursued in a wide variety of contexts, from family history to local preservation groups, and from heritage practices to oral tradition. Lyndon’s report to members is reproduced here for the website.     The region’s earthquake […]

Reflections WWI 2018: call for papers

Canterbury 100 is hosting a conference on 22-23 November 2018 which looks at how WWI has been commemorated during the centenary period. The three confirmed keynote speakers are: Professor Joy Damousi (Australia), Dr Tim Cook (Canada) and Dr Santanu Das (UK). The call for papers is open now, and closes on 1 November. Find out […]

History Making a Difference

Colleagues at the University of Canterbury History Department have followed up their hosting of the NZHA executive, 2014-2015, and the 2015 biennial conference with a new publication. Named after the 2015 conference theme, History Making a Difference: New Approaches from Aotearoa, is edited by Katie Pickles, Lyndon Fraser, Marguerite Hill, Sarah Murray and Greg Ryan. […]