Centres and institutes

There are a number of research centres and institutes associated with the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations.

Dr David Capie is the Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies, which is the New Zealand anchor for research and public dialogue on strategic and security issues. 

Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay is the Director of the New Zealand India Research Institute, which is a national centre of Indian studies that promotes and facilitates research on India and India-New Zealand relations.

Professors Max Cresswell and Ed Mares (Philosophy Programme) are members of the Centre for Logic, Language, and Computation.The Group aims to promote research in logic, computation and the logical analysis of language (including related areas, such as formal syntax), particularly at the interface between these disciplines. 

Dr Alexander Maxwell (History Programme) is the Director of the Antipodean East European Study Group, which is a non-political scholarly society devoted to advancing knowledge about the peoples and cultures of Eastern Europe.