Archive for May, 2013

‘Webs of Empire – Locating New Zealand’s Colonial Past’ by Tony Ballantyne

‘Webs of Empire – Locating New Zealand’s Colonial Past’ by Tony Ballantyne

      Tony Ballantyne, Webs of Empire: Locating New Zealand’s Colonial Past, Bridget Williams Books, 2012 ISBN 978-1-927131-43-5   In chapter 10 of this important collection of essays on New Zealand’s colonial past, Tony Ballantyne records a Damascene experience…

8 June 2013: Taonga Puoro: Singing Treasures Workshop

8 June 2013: Taonga Puoro: Singing Treasures Workshop

  11am – 2pm MAL B20  Lecture Theatre Birkbeck, University of London   New Zealand Studies Network presents a workshop event with composer, practitioner and cross genre collaborator, Horomona Horo.   Mentored by tohunga of taonga puoro, the late Dr…

31 May 2013: The Topic of Water: ‘China’s Growth Dries Up’

31 May 2013: The Topic of Water: ‘China’s Growth Dries Up’

with Dr Leslie Young, Professor of Economics at  the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing Friday 31 May, 7pm at Birkbeck College, Lecture Hall B18, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX To book a place register:  http://waterdrleslieyoung.eventbrite.co.uk/ The New Zealand Studies Network brings…