Voices from the Margins of Society

Today we are republishing an article by historian and Emeritus Professor Margaret Tennant, about her experiences of dealing with restrictions placed on archival material by government departments, since the 1990s. I was particularly struck by her argument that the placing of restrictions on archival case and personal files, for what may seem like good reasons at the…

Update: Hug a Historian Today

If you’ve seen historians roaming the streets of Wellington in the last two weeks, looking depressed and despondent, this is why.  In the last two weeks, since the earthquake:

Hug a Historian Today

If you’ve seen historians roaming the streets of Wellington in the last two weeks, looking depressed and despondent, this is why.  In the last two weeks, since the earthquake: