The November issue of the LHP Bulletin is now available and features articles on the William Ranstead and the Clarion Settlers; The Petone Workingmen’s Club; The Ripapa Affair & The Passive Resisters’ Union and Another World is Possible Winning Essays.
Congratulations to the winners of the “Another World is Possible Essay Competition”, Adam Driver (Over 19) and Alexandra Orr (Under 19). Their essays, as well as the runner-ups Francisco Hernandez and Molly Pottinger-Coombes are available to read here.
The Labour History Project is pleased to announce the 2015 Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture on the 16th November 2015 at Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School, where Graeme Clarke will speak on “What is to be Done?”.
The Labour History Project is delighted to be working again with the Wellington Museum and the Alexander Turnbull Library to organise the 2015 People’s History Symposium which this year examines the topic: Education in Aotearoa New Zealand – for freedom or conformity?
Part two of Russell Campbell’s New Zealand workers filmography is now available on the LHP website.
Russell Campbell, Adjunct Professor of Film at VUW and LHP Treasurer has put together an amazing list of films which show New Zealanders at work, which we’re delighted to share on the LHP website.
Jared Davidson is giving a talk on postal censorship at the National Library this week which may be of interest to LHP members.
Congratulations Nick Hoare whose MA thesis: ‘Imperial Dissenters: Anti-Colonial Voices in New Zealand, 1883-1945’ won this year’s Bert Roth award for best work in New Zealand labour history.
The winners of the 2015 Labour History Project essay competition have been announced, congratulations to Adam Driver, Francisco Hernández and Alexandra Orr.