Therese Frances O'Connell: Stories and Songs, Wgtn 20 November

Therese Frances O’Connell: Stories and Songs, Wgtn 20 November

All are welcome to the 2017 Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture. This year, Therese Frances O’Connell presents Stories and Songs. Therese O’Connell is a full-time feminist who has been a social justice activist in Wellington since the early 1970s. She will…

Bert Roth Award 2017

Each year the LHP gives out the Bert Roth Award to the best work in labour history.  The award was given at our AGM.  We highly recommend all the works on the short-list to our members and everyone interested in Labour…

LHP AGM: ‘A Tale of Two Richards and a Therese’

Come to the Labour History AGM to hear a talk on the Labour 100 archiving project from Dr Emma Kelly. 5.30pm (for a 6pm start) Thursday 20 July Wellington Museum (3 Jervois Quay) Dr Emma Kelly is the Labour 100…

Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Dissent and the First World War Conference. Register here. Dissent and the First World War 31 August – 2 September 2017 in Wellington The First World War divided New Zealand society in many ways….

Call for Contributions: November Bulletin on Precarious Work

The November LHP Bulletin will be focused on the issue of precarious work – non-standard employment that is poorly paid, insecure, unprotected and unsustaining – and campaigns that have been engaged, or are being engaged, to eradicate precarity. We invite…

LHP Bulletin - April 2017

LHP Bulletin – April 2017

Members will have received the bulletin by e-mail. We are going to experiment with putting articles up on-line (members will get the issue first), so look for that in July In this issue: The Closure of the East Town Railway…

LHP Bulletin: November 2016

LHP Bulletin: November 2016

Contents include: Renter Activism in New Zealand, 1916-2016 Remembering Elijah “Jack” Carey: Union Organiser and Soldier Industrial Relations under Rogernomics: An Analysis of Parliamentary Debates 1987-88   And reviews of: Poi E: The Story of Our Song, Robert Burns: Poet and…

Call For Papers: Dissent and the First World War.

Dissent and the First World War 31 August – 2 September 2017 in Wellington The First World War divided New Zealand society in many ways. But in the current commemorative climate little attention has been paid to the perceptions and…

Archiving 100 years of the New Zealand Labour Party

Archiving 100 years of the New Zealand Labour Party

    The Labour History Project and the New Zealand Labour Party are collaborating on a project to encourage past and present members of the New Zealand Labour Party to rummage through their attics and in their basements for records of…