School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

History Resources

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Useful History Websites

London Review of Books Online

This online edition of the London Review of Books is useful for reviews of recently released books.

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Associations

  • New Zealand Historical Association (NZHA)

    The New Zealand Historical Association is the largest and longest standing professional organisation for historians in New Zealand. Membership is not restricted to professional activity, but is open to all who support the aims of the association. The annual subscription is NZ$20.00.

  • Professional Historians' Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa (PHANZA )

    PHANZA's website includes contract and funding information for historians looking for projects and for individuals or organisations that want histories written.

  • National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)

    The National Oral History Association aims to foster 'professional standards in oral history, and bringing together those interested in oral history.'

  • New Zealand History Teachers' Association

    A basic aim of the New Zealand History Teachers' Association is to encourage and promote the teaching of History in New Zealand's schools and colleges.

  • Australian Historical Association

    The Australian Historical Association is an organisation of historians, academic, professional and other, working in all fields of history. It publishes the twice-yearly Australian Historical Association Bulletin

  • American Historical Association (AHA)

    The American Historical Association was founded in 1884 'for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research'. It is the largest historical society in the United States and serves as the umbrella organization for historians working in every period and geographical area.

  • Organization of American Historians

    The Organization of American Historians is 'the largest learned society devoted to the study of American history.'

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Conference Information

This History Conferences Worldwide site gives a comprehensive list of conferences which is constantly updated.

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Libraries and Archives

For information and links to Libraries and Archives in Wellington, Britain and United States of America see Resource Depositories below:

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PDF icon Resource Depositories 102 KB PDF

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History Honours Information

For information on History Honours 2014 including suggested HIST 489 topics please see below:

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PDF icon History Honours Information 557 KB PDF

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Master of Arts Information Form

For information regarding specific scholarships available to History MA students please see page 5 of the MA Information form below.

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2013 academic year unless otherwise specified.

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PDF iconMA Information Form 79 KB PDF

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Master of Arts Memorandum of Agreement

The Memorandum is to be drawn up by negotiation between the candidate and the supervisor.

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 PDF iconMA Memorandum of Agreement 68 KB PDF

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Research Centres

  • Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

    The Institute of Historical Research, part of the University of London's School of Advanced Study, is an important resource and meeting place for scholars from all over the world. 'It contains an open-access library and a common room, publishes works of reference, administers a number of research projects and runs courses and conferences. It offers research fellowships to students nearing the completion of their doctorates, and administers other awards'.

  • Modern European History Research Centre

    The Modern European History Research Centre is located within Oxford University's Faculty of Modern History. It was established to sustain and enhance the research activities of scholars working in the field of modern (i.e. post-medieval) history of the continent of Europe.

  • Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS)

    The Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies  is part of the Australian National University's Institute of Advanced Studies.

    Priority areas of the School are Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and the Southwest Pacific. It has nine major disciplinary areas: Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, History, Human Geography, International Relations, Linguistics, Political Science and Strategic & Defence Studies. Each of these disciplines supports a graduate training programme.

  • Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington

    The Stout Research Centre 'was established ... in 1984 with the generous support of the Stout Trust, to encourage scholarly inquiry into New Zealand society, history and culture, and to provide a focus for the collegial atmosphere and exchange of ideas which enrich the quality of research.'

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History Secondary School's Outreach Programme

For detailed information on the History Secondary Schools' Outreach Programme page.

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History Programme Writing Guides

Writing History Essays is a comprehensive guide to essay writing published by the History Programme.

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PDF iconWriting History Essays 720 KB PDF
The Hist 489 Guide to Writing Essays is specifically designed for students enrolled in the Honours Research Essay course, HIST 489
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PDF iconHIST 489 Student Guide 1.41 MB PDF

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Suggested Topics for Master's and PhD Theses in History

See our Suggested Topics for MA and PhD theses in History page for a comprehensive list of suggested research projects.

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Tutors

A limited number of positions are available for enrolled MA and PhD students (preferably in History) to tutor 100- and occasionally 200-level courses. Students whose enrolments are pending are also welcomed to apply.

Please register your interest by completing the application form below.  You will also need to send a copy of your current CV.  If you have tutored in the past, please ensure your CV includes details of your experience. Submit your application, together with CV to Teresa Durham, Old Kirk (OK) 405.

Deadline for applications for Trimester 2: Friday 20 June 2014.

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PDF iconHIST Tutor Registration of interest 206 KB PDF

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