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 […]

Symposium: ‘Rage Against the Machine: Biopolitics, Individualism and Collectivism in 19thC New Zealand and the British Empire’

NZHA members and friends are warmly invited to a day symposium, Saturday 8 April, at Victoria University of Wellington Te Whare Wananga o Te Upoko o Te Ika a Maui: ‘Rage Against the Machine: Biopolitics, Individualism and Collectivism in 19thC New Zealand and the British Empire’ An event in association with Professor Anna Clark, University of […]

Historians, activism, solidarity, and empathy

Enjoy this think piece from historian Miranda Johnson, University of Sydney: author of The Land Is Our History, and one-time special correspondent from Te Whenua Moemoeā – Australia. Our newsfeeds this past week have been filled with the images, sounds, and words of protest. From anti-Trumpism, which is galvanizing millions of people in the United […]

National Library Programme of Events, 2017

The National Library of New Zealand – Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa – will be opening its 2017 programme of events with a curatorial summer lecture series. These four lectures will be held on successive Wednesdays, and will showcase the work of Alexander Turnbull Library curators. First up: Paul Diamond,  on Maori in editorial cartoons, […]