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. It is home to the Museum and Heritage Studies programme, the leading programme of its kind in New Zealand.

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 2019

Environmental historian Dr Jonathan West is embarking on a major study of the country's lakes as JD Stout Fellow 2019.

Current fellow
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  • Opening of the Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre

    The rich story of the Sisters of Compassion is told in a new exhibition which opened on 18 September 2018 in the Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre at the Home of Compassion in Island Bay.

  • Feminist Engagements in Aotearoa - Conference

    Registration is open for this Conference - Feminist Engagements in Aotearoa - 125 Years of Suffrage and Beyond.21-23 September 2018.See Events section for further information.

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Upcoming events

  • Research Interview Workshop

    Facilitators: Professor Alexander Freund (University of Winnipeg) and Associate Professor Anna Green (Stout Research Centre,…

    Venue: Stout Seminar Room

  • Family Memories of War and Flight

    Presenter: Professor Alexander FreundHow do families “reminisce” about the experience of war and flight? In…

    Venue: Stout Research Centre, 12 Waiteata Rd, Kelburn