Stout Research Centre

Stout Research Centre

The Stout Research Centre was established to encourage scholarly inquiry into New Zealand society, history and culture.

We are part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University and offer postgraduate degrees in History, New Zealand Literature and New Zealand Studies. We host independent scholars from the community and the JD Stout Fellow.

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Oct14SeminarsStout Memorial Lecture
Date: 14 October 2015
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: McLaurin Lecture Theatre 102, Kelburn Parade, Victoria University of Wellington
Presenter: Gregory O’Brien2015 Stout Memorial Fellow A handful of earth, a headful of sky At… Read more
Nov11SeminarsDeciphering the Nineteenth Century Web of Science: Connecting New Zealand with the Outside World
Date: 11 November 2015
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Road, Kelburn
Presenter: Simon NathanAlthough geographically isolated, New Zealand scientists in the late nineteenth century kept up… Read more
Nov25SeminarsCivic nationalism, imperial identities and Punjabi migration
Date: 25 November 2015
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Rd, Kelburn
Presenter: Dr Jatinder MannUniversity of Alberta, Canada This paper explores the three themes of civic… Read more

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30 September 2015 JD Stout Fellow 2016
Emeritus Professor Atholl Anderson will be the John David Stout Fellow for 2016 at Victoria University of Wellington. The fellowship is hosted by the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and funded by the Stout Trust. Read more
4 September 2015 Riding into research about cycle rage
Dr Mike Lloyd has begun conducting research into cycle rage. Read more

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Kim Workman – JD Stout Fellow

The JD Stout Fellow for 2015 is Kim Workman. Kim is working on the development of the criminal justice system in New Zealand.
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Stout Memorial Fellow 2015

The Stout Memorial Fellowship 2015 has been awarded to Gregory O'Brien. Greg will be working on his book 'We went ashore one morning' - art, literature and the environment.
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Gerrard Carter, PhD Candidate, New Zealand Studies

Gerrard is a graduate of the University of Auckland (MA) and Victoria University (MLIS). Since 2006 he has worked for the Cabinet Office, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 
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