RE: Ravaged Beauty Takes the Prize!

Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight has won the Palmerston North Heritage Trust’s inaugural award for the best work of history relating to the Manawatu. Ravaged Beauty: An Environmental History of the Manawatu was described by co-judge Jill White as an outstanding winner from the 2013-14 publications considered. Intensively researched and engagingly written, Ravaged Beauty is … More RE: Ravaged Beauty Takes the Prize!

RE: short list announced for the W. H. Oliver prize in history

For the first time …. The NZHA is running the W. H. Oliver prize for the best book on any aspect of New Zealand history published between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2015. The judges, Giselle Byrnes and Graeme Dunstall, evaluated the works on the quality of their research, the strength and effectiveness of … More RE: short list announced for the W. H. Oliver prize in history

RE: 2015 Ernest Scott Prize winners announced

The Faculty of Arts, in conjunction with The Australian Historical Association, is excited to announce the joint winners of the 2015 Ernest Scott Prize are Alan Atkinson and Tom Brooking. Alan Atkinson, The Europeans in Australia: Volume 3: Nation, UNSW Press, 2014. In the third and final volume of his history of The Europeans in Australia, Alan Atkinson pursues his … More RE: 2015 Ernest Scott Prize winners announced

Reminder RE: Mary Boyd Prize, entries close 1 Sept 2015

The New Zealand Historical Association is calling for submissions to be considered for the Mary Boyd Prize. Named in memory of the Pacific historian Mary Beatrice Boyd (1921-2010), this award is for the best article on any aspect of New Zealand history published in a refereed journal. Articles need to have been published between 2nd … More Reminder RE: Mary Boyd Prize, entries close 1 Sept 2015

RE: Two MA scholarships at Otago Uni now open….

Kia ora koutou NZHA members, Good news! There are two fully-funded MA Scholarships based in the Department of History and Art History at the University of Otago, Dunedin. One is attached to Dr. Angela Wanhalla’s Rutherford Discovery Fellowship ‘The Politics of Intimacy in New Zealand History’ and the other to Dr. Michael Stevens’ Marsden Fast-Start … More RE: Two MA scholarships at Otago Uni now open….

RE: call for entries for the Mary Boyd Prize is now open

The New Zealand Historical Association is calling for submissions to be considered for the Mary Boyd Prize. Named in memory of the Pacific historian Mary Beatrice Boyd (1921-2010), this award is for the best article on any aspect of New Zealand history published in a refereed journal. Articles need to have been published between 2nd … More RE: call for entries for the Mary Boyd Prize is now open

Reminder, W. H. Oliver Prize, entries close on 1 May 2015

Dear historians and publishers We wish to remind you to put forward entries for the Inaugural W. H. Oliver Prize. The W. H. Oliver prize will be awarded for the best book on any aspect of New Zealand history published between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2015. Authors and/or publishers should email nzhawebmaster@gmail.com with … More Reminder, W. H. Oliver Prize, entries close on 1 May 2015