Seminar: Charlotte Greenhalgh, ‘Motherhood after 30: Age, Pregnancy, and Parenting in 1980s New Zealand’

In 1982-1983, volunteers from the Society for Research on Women in New Zealand (SROW) interviewed 51 Wellington women who were about the give birth to their first child at the age of 30 or over. Five years on, SROW researchers visited 37 of the women to interview them for a second time. This paper considers … More Seminar: Charlotte Greenhalgh, ‘Motherhood after 30: Age, Pregnancy, and Parenting in 1980s New Zealand’

Registrations open: Dragon Tails conference

Registration for Dragon Tails 2019 is now open. Theme: Translation and TransformationLocation: Hunter Building, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New ZealandDate: Wed 20 – Sat 23 November 2019  Wednesday will be pre-conference tours and eventsConvenors: Grace Gassin, Karen Schamberger See Draft programme for conference details. Following on from the success of the Dragon Tails conferences … More Registrations open: Dragon Tails conference

2020 Judith Binney Fellowship and Writing Awards applications open

The Judith Binney Fellowship is available for an established scholar to undertake or complete significant research. The Writing Award is for an emerging scholar, or for the beginning or completion of a project. The Fellowships and Writing Awards support research and writing on New Zealand history or associated topics. This might include: social history; women’s … More 2020 Judith Binney Fellowship and Writing Awards applications open

Seminar: Adrian Muckle, ‘Becoming Kanak: the life of Louis (“Loulou”) Henriot / Napoarea’

The Stage 2 Report on the National Freshwater and Geothermal Resources Claims – Pre-publication Version This seminar introduces a part of a collaborative project with Benoît Trépied (CNRS, IRIS, Paris), examining the history of a “mixed-race” family in New Caledonia over three generations from the 1890s to the 1970s. My focus is a member of … More Seminar: Adrian Muckle, ‘Becoming Kanak: the life of Louis (“Loulou”) Henriot / Napoarea’

Seminar: Dr Meredith Lake, ‘Race and the Bible Down Under’

29 Aug 2019 5:30 pm to 29 Aug 2019 6:30 pm Victoria University Wellington, Rutherford House RH105 The Bible is read many ways by many people. In this lecture, Dr Meredith Lake explores the cultural significance of the Bible in Australia and New Zealand. The Bible arrived down under at a time when Europeans were … More Seminar: Dr Meredith Lake, ‘Race and the Bible Down Under’

New Zealand History Research Trust – applications open

The New Zealand History Research Trust Fund offers financial assistance to people carrying out projects that will significantly enhance the understanding of New Zealand’s past. The funding can be used for a variety of purposes: to enable historians to work full-time on a project; to pay for research and writing costs; and to pay for … More New Zealand History Research Trust – applications open

Call for Papers: International Oral History Association Conference (Singapore, 2020)

The XXI IOHA Conference: Harmony and Disharmony: Bringing Together Many Voices Singapore, 22–26 Jun 2020 CALL FOR PAPERS AND WORKSHOP PROPOSALS The International Oral History Association (IOHA) is pleased to announce the call for papers and workshop proposals for the next conference to be held in Singapore from 22 to 26 June 2020. The conference … More Call for Papers: International Oral History Association Conference (Singapore, 2020)