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

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    New Historians Conference 2020

    The theme of this annual postgraduate-led conference was ‘History: Lived and Imagined’. For the first time, the conference was held in a dual format.

  • 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.

  • The southern adventures of the 70th regiment

    Professor of History Charlotte Macdonald and Master of Arts student Maggie Blackburn have been researching the behaviour of a detachment of the British Imperial Army’s 70th Regiment sent to Otago in November 1861 ostensibly to help “police” the region’s gold rush.