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…

People’s History Symposium 2016: Precarious Work – past, present and future

Each year, since 2013, the Labour History Project, National Library of New Zealand and Wellington Museum have collaborated to make history more accessible to the Wellington public with a series of lectures or a one-day symposium on a particular theme. …

People’s History 2016: ‘Precarious Work – past, present and future’

People’s History 2016: ‘Precarious Work – past, present and future’

Sunday 6 November 9.30 – 4.30pm, Wellington Museum A full day symposium This year the collaborative programme People’s History again takes the form of a full day symposium, this time on the topic of precarious work. People’s History is an…

Bert Roth Award 2016

The 2016 Bert Roth award was announced at our AGM; the judges’ report shows the strength of Labour History in New Zealand today. ************** Putting together the short-list is always a pleasure in exploring the range of work that documents…

Labour History Project 2017 Scholarship

The Labour History Project offers a one-off $2000 scholarship towards a MA degree on an aspect of New Zealand labour history.  We give particular consideration to applicants who have been active in the workforce and plan to study an aspect…

Seeking Archivist for Labour History Project

The Labour History Project recently received a grant for a project to identify and collect records of the history of the Labour party and we are seeking an archivist: Position Title: Archivist, Labour 100 Project Hours: 20 hours per week…