Seminar: India Chowdhury, ‘Voices and Forms of Cultural Memory’

Come and hear Indira Chowdhury discuss Oral History and Postcolonial Archives in India, followed by a facilitated discussion. 9.30am – 12.15pm, Friday 27 July 2018 45 Pipitea Street (Department of Internal Affairs) Register your interest by Friday 20 July to resourcesnohanz@gmail.com with Indira Wellington in the subject line. There will be a charge of $20 … More Seminar: India Chowdhury, ‘Voices and Forms of Cultural Memory’

Dame Claudia Orange made Companion by Royal Society Te Aparangi

Dame Claudia Orange has been elected a Companion of the Royal Society Te Aparangi ‘for her long and distinguished record of service to the humanities’ and particularly ‘her work to improve public awareness, knowledge and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi, of New Zealand biography, and of the role of museums in telling “our nation’s … More Dame Claudia Orange made Companion by Royal Society Te Aparangi

Book: Noel Crawford, ‘Antipodean Empire’

Blamed for one of Britain’s worst bank collapses in the nineteenth century, to being the first to export New Zealand frozen meat and dairy, Antipodean Empire tells the history of a company’s journey, transforming the raw lands of southern New Zealand into productive farms that are still at the heart of pastoral and agricultural production … More Book: Noel Crawford, ‘Antipodean Empire’

Seminar: Indira Chowdhury, ‘Unheard Voices and Forms of Cultural Memory: Oral History and the Postcolonial Archives in India’

The National Oral History Association of New Zealand and Ngā Pātaka Kōrero o Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland Libraries invite you to a presentation and discussion with visiting oral historian Indira Chowdhury. Abstract: This presentation draws on my attempts over the last decade and a half to create archives of different institutions and organisations in the context … More Seminar: Indira Chowdhury, ‘Unheard Voices and Forms of Cultural Memory: Oral History and the Postcolonial Archives in India’

Seminar: Indira Chowdhury, ‘Commemoration and the Remembered Past: Communities, Places and Memories of displacement’

The New Zealand India Research Institute and National Oral History Organisation presents: Commemoration and the Remembered Past: Communities, Places and Memories of displacement by Indira Chowdhury Founder-Director of the Centre for Public History at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, Bengaluru The Partition Museum in Amritsar was inaugurated on 17 August 2017, seventy … More Seminar: Indira Chowdhury, ‘Commemoration and the Remembered Past: Communities, Places and Memories of displacement’

Labour History Project AGM: Campaigns for Wage Justice – Past and Present

The LHP invites you to our 2018 AGM and a panel discussion with Cybèle Locke, Kassie Hartendorp and Lyndy McIntyre. Campaigns for Wage Justice – Past and Present When: Monday 16 July Where: Wellington Museum Time: 5.30 pm for refreshments / 6pm AGM begins Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2122382714642868  The Service and Food Workers’ Union and … More Labour History Project AGM: Campaigns for Wage Justice – Past and Present

Seminar: Dr Tim Causer, ‘The evacuation of that scene of wickedness and wretchedness’: Jeremy Bentham, the panopticon prison, and New South Wales, 1802-3

By January 1802, the philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) had, more or less, come to accept that his attempt to persuade the British government to build his panopticon prison was doomed to fail. After a decade of lobbying, beset by impasses and obstructions, Bentham concluded that he and the panopticon had been victims of ministers and … More Seminar: Dr Tim Causer, ‘The evacuation of that scene of wickedness and wretchedness’: Jeremy Bentham, the panopticon prison, and New South Wales, 1802-3