The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies was established to facilitate, encourage and coordinate academic learning and research into New Zealand society, history and culture at Victoria.

The Centre hosts independent scholars from the community and the JD Stout Fellow.

Stout seminar series

The Centre hosts a series of seminars covering aspects of social, historical and cultural impacts on New Zealand.

JD Stout Fellow for 2017

Damian Skinner is writing artist Theo Schoon’s biography and working with global scholars to create a methodology for art history in settler-colonial societies.

Current fellow
Damian Skinner
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  • Enriching National Culture Activity Fund Guidelines 2018

    He Whenua Haumako calls for applications to the activity fund that supports the eight distinctiveness themes (“the central fund”).  This is a two-stage process with applications in the first instance being made to the Theme and the strongest proposals being forwarded to the central fund for consideration.

  • Tautai Sāmoa, World History, and the Life of Ta’isi O.F.Nelson

    Congratulations to the 2012 JD Stout Fellow, Patricia O’Brien, who has just published the book resulting from her Fellowship. Tautai Sāmoa, World History, and the Life of Ta’isi O.F.Nelson is a co-publication by the University of Hawai’i and Huia Presses.