Royal Society Expert Advisory Panel – Response to Draft Aotearoa NZ Histories Curriculum

Kia ora koutou The 31 May deadline for submissions on the draft Aotearoa New Zealand’s Histories Curriculum is fast approaching. The NZHA Executive encourage all our members to have their say on a document that will exert a significant and lasting influence on the future of history education in Aotearoa. Earlier this week, the Expert … More Royal Society Expert Advisory Panel – Response to Draft Aotearoa NZ Histories Curriculum

“Forgiveness based on truth a path we all should follow: In memory of Nelson Mandela”

In death, as in life, Nelson Mandela has become a focus of debate and contestation in New Zealand. Several of the country’s former right-wing politicians have seemingly disowned their opposition to him and the anti-apartheid movement, while current ones, including the incumbent Prime Minister, stress their supposed indifference to the hugely divisive 1981 Springbok Tour. … More “Forgiveness based on truth a path we all should follow: In memory of Nelson Mandela”

Adele Perry on #IdleNoMore, Histories, and Historians

Adele Perry is the Canada Research Chair in Western Canadian Social History at the University of Manitoba.  She recently gave a talk on the #IdleNoMore  movement, a grassroots, non-hierarchal, feminist and environmentalist social movement founded by women, which originated among Canada’s indigenous peoples.  This talk has now been reproduced online. More than simply resonating with … More Adele Perry on #IdleNoMore, Histories, and Historians