Next year’s PHA conference – The Gift of the Pacific: place and perspective in Pacific history – is being held at the University of Cambridge, England. The call for panel proposals is open now until 31 January. A call for papers will follow. Advertisements
In the aftermath of the NZHA biennial conference, Histories Meet, it is a great joy to think over the many people who made the conference the exciting and energetic event that it was: from all the President’s nieces (well, some of them anyway, who kept the wharekai clean, and maintained a modest tea-and-coffee station), to […]
NZHA announced the winners of it’s biennial prizes during the conference dinner on Thursday 30 November, as follows: W. H. Oliver Prize: Ben Schrader, Big Smoke. NZHA Best First Book Prize: Ngarino Ellis, A Whakapapa of Tradition. Mary Boyd Prize: Vincent O’Malley, ‘Recording the incident with a monument’. The judges also highly commended Michael Stevens […]
Whakarongo mai, whakarongo mai. Listen to short interviews with conference goers and conference presenters on our Facebook page.
Travel well conference goers. Also, like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter @historiesmeet #historiesmeet. We kick off today with the Grad Day, 9:00am. See those of you who are attending soon.
From 2018, Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, will be publishing new biographies in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. These will be included in modest annual batches. The first will celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Read Tim Shoebridge’s blog about the news here.
Congratulations to Professor Katie Pickles, NZHA Past President, for her recent success in winning the James Cook Research Fellowship, for her project “The Heroine with a thousand faces”. This is a wonderful coup for the Humanities, and more specifically New Zealand history, feminist scholarship, and women’s history. Read more about Katie’s fellowship here.