News

Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations.

  • Presenting History: New Historians Conference 2021

    History is all around us.  It tells the story of where we have been, how we got here, and where we are going.  As a result, the way our own history is framed is hugely important for our collective cultural conscience, as is demonstrated in the current restructuring of the New Zealand History Curriculum in schools.  The 2021 New Historians Conference aims to investigate how the way we talk about how the way we present history shapes our understandings of our lives.

  • The Hon Chris Hipkins speaking at the Post-Election Conference 2020

    Post-election conference held at Parliament

    The traditional post-election conference, organised by Professor Stephen Levine from the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, brought key political, academic and media personalities together to dissect the 2020 result.

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    Election 2020: Key social media trends

    Dr Mona Krewel and Professor Jack Vowles from the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations are leading the New Zealand Social Media Study, which is taking a closer look at the role of social media during the final four weeks of the election campaign.

  • Sekhar Bandyopadhyay appointed Emeritus Professor

    Congratulations to Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay who has been awarded the status of Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations.