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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Events

May11SeminarsAn exclusive ethical zone: the ethics and politics of slavery on New Zealand-chartered fishing vessels in New Zealand seas
Date: 11 May 2016
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Rd, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Many New Zealanders like to imagine New Zealand as a space of ethical high-ground. Read more
May18SeminarsA Whale of a Problem: International law and whaling
Date: 18 May 2016
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Rd, Kelburn Campus
In this seminar, Joanna Mossop will explain the international legal framework that applies to whaling. Read more
Jun1SeminarsSea-nic Views and Profit-Making in M-ocean: Water, Commerce, and the Cruise Industry
Date: 1 June 2016
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Road, Kelburn Campus
Far from simply being watery zones of nature, seas are spaces of society and commerce. Read more

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News

12 November 2015 New Zealand historian to receive honorary doctorate
Victoria's Council will confer an honorary doctorate on historian Dr Jock Phillips in the University's December graduation ceremonies. 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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Atholl Anderson – JD Stout Fellow

The JD Stout Fellow for 2016 is Atholl Anderson. Atholl is working on a book about the archaeology and history of pre-European 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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