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.

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  • John David Stout Fellow 2020

    Applications are now invited for the John David Stout Fellow 2020.  For further information please go to Victoria University home page - vacancies.  Applications close on 20 September 2019.

  • Winter School in Advanced Oral History

    The Winter School in Advanced Oral History (to be held on 30/31 August 2019) is designed for members of the public and postgraduate students who are thinking about or starting a research project that includes oral history interviews.  The course will benefit those with previous oral history or qualitative interview experience who wish to extend and deepen their knowledge of the field, and those interested in recording, understanding and contextualising family memories.

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