The family of the late Bert Roth, the doyen of New Zealand labour historians and a witty, wise and generous archivist-activist, has given the Labour History Project approval to use his name for a new annual award.
The winners of the LHP’s first “Another World Is Possible” essay competition have been announced.
The panel discussion on Tuesday evening “Women and Work: Opportunities and Challenges” may be of interest to LHP members and friends.
A reminder that “Sites of Struggle”, the guided walks of key Wellington sites during the 1913 strike, begin tomorrow, Sunday 2 November. And, instead of the Tuesday evening talk, this Tuesday sees a special event: Flashpoint of History: Street Event.
Please join us to hear Peter Clayworth talk about The Great Strike of 1913: ‘Industrial War’ in ‘the Workers’ Paradise’, Wednesday 2 October 2013 Ministry for Culture and Heritage, L4, ASB House, 101 The Terrace, Wellington, 12.15PM.
To mark the centenary of the 1913 Great Strike the Labour History Project, alongside a number of unions, local bodies, and culture and heritage institutions, have organised a range of exciting projects.
The latest Labour History Project Bulletin has been sent out to members.
Labour History Project members in Wellington may be interested in this continuing education course offered at Victoria University of Wellington.