Centres and institutes

There is a range of centres and institutes at the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Centre for Strategic Studies

The Centre for Strategic Studies is the New Zealand anchor for research, teaching and public dialogue on strategic and security issues.

Acting Director

Senior Lecturer
School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations


Deaf Studies Research Unit

The Deaf Studies Research Unit conducts research on topics relating to Deaf people and their language in New Zealand.

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Dr David McKee

Dr David McKee

Interested Party
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies


English Language Institute

The English Language Institute offers high-quality, intensive English language courses for speakers of other languages who are preparing for tertiary study, or who need English for professional purposes.

Director

Director English Language Institute
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies


International Institute of Modern Letters

The International Institute of Modern Letters is the home of creative writing at Victoria, focusing on contemporary and imaginative writing at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Director

Director
Institute of Modern Letters


Language Learning Centre

The Language Learning Centre is the University's technology-rich, multimedia centre supporting language learning and teaching at Victoria.

Centre Coordinator

Associate Professor · Head of School
School of Languages and Cultures


New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation

The New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation supports research projects and activities in the theory and practice of literary translation.

Director

Reader
School of Languages and Cultures


New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre provides a national platform for China-related capability building and knowledge-sharing among tertiary institutions, the business community and public sector organisations in New Zealand for effective engagement with China.

Director

Director, NZ Contemporary China Research Centre
School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations


New Zealand India Research Institute

The New Zealand India Research Institute is a national centre of Indian studies which promotes and facilitates research on India and India-New Zealand relations and engages with government, business and community organisations on India-related policy research.

Director

Director, NZ India Research Institute
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies was established to facilitate, encourage and coordinate academic learning and research into New Zealand society, history and culture at Victoria. The Centre is home to the Museum and Heritage Studies programme, the leading programme of its kind in New Zealand.

Director

Council Member
Vice-Chancellor's Office


Wai-te-ata Press

Wai-te-ata Press is a centre for research, lectures, demonstrations, and practical applications in printing history, information technology and design, communication theory, and cultural studies.

Director

Associate Professor
Waiteata Press