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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Sep3-5ConferencesThe History of Emotions
Date: 3–5 September 2015
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: Hunter Building, Victoria University of Wellington
A multidisciplinary conference: call for papers. Read more
Sep3Public LecturesLove in Times of War: Corporeality, Masculinity, and the Emotions during the First World War
Date: 3 September 2015
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Hunter Council Chamber, Hunter Building, Kelburn Parade
You are invited to a public lecture by Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck College, University… Read more

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22 July 2015 JD Stout Fellowship 2016
JD Stout Fellowship 2016 Read more
4 June 2015 Special Issue of Journal of NZ Studies
James Cowan and the Legacies of Late Colonial Culture in Aotearoa New ZealandA special issue… 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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