School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Welcome to the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Art History, Classics, Religious Studies and Museum and Heritage Studies are scholarly disciplines that explore the cultural, artistic, textual and religious traditions that have shaped our world. Whether studying the ancient past or the present, research and teaching in these disciplines examines the beliefs, texts, rituals and creative activities that give depth and meaning to human existence.

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Events

Sep11Mark Masterson Book Launch
Date: 11 September 2015
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Classics Museum, Level 5, Old Kirk Building
Come and celebrate the recent release of Mark Masterson's book 'Man to Man: Desire, Homosociality,… Read more
Sep22-24FIHRM 2015 Access is a Human Right Conference
Date: 22–24 September 2015
Time: 8.45 am
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā maunga, e ngā awa, e ngā mātāwaka,… Read more
Sep23Public LecturesMichael Volkerling Memorial Lecture
Date: 23 September 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Soundings Theatre, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Professor Richard Sandell from the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester will… Read more

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News

26 August 2015 Peace Conference 2015
Registrations are now open for the Peace Conference, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington, from 18 - 20 November 2015. Read more
13 August 2015 Summer course: Art and Place
A new Art History course, ARTH 226 Art and Place, will run for seven weeks during December 2015 and January/February 2016. Read more
13 August 2015 St John’s Visiting Scholar in Religion
From 1-6 August, the Religious Studies programme hosted the St John’s Visiting Scholar in Religion at Victoria University for 2015, Prof. David P. Gushee. Read more

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Jaimee recently completed her MA in Classics

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'The beauty of studying Classics is you get to learn about everything from language and politics through to literature and art.' Read more

Art History Summer Course: Art and Place

ARTH 226 2015
A new Art History course, Art and Place, will run for seven weeks during December 2015 and January/February 2016.  Read more

Cuba Character - Stories from the Street


Cuba CharacterQ: What does an elephant race, Charlotte Brontë’s bestie and good coffee all have in common?
A: Cuba Street

Exhibition at the Turnbull Gallery from 17 August until 11 September.

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Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant 2014 to 2017

JoeAssociate Professor Joseph Bulbulia has been awarded NZD $769,000 in a highly competitive Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant to enrich the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS) coverage of religion and spirituality at the level of communities across New Zealand. Read More