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LHP Bulletin 71 - November 2017 cover

Welcome to the November issue of the Labour History Project Bulletin. Some of the articles are available to read online, or you can download the PDF to read the whole Bulletin. Each issue goes to members first, so if you…

LHP Bulletin – August 2017

Welcome to the August issue of the Labour History Project Bulletin. Some of the articles are available to read online, or you can download the PDF to read the whole Bulletin. Each issue goes to members first, at least 3…

The Labour History Project has sent the following statement to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in response to a targeted campaign attacking labour history scholar Tariq Khan. The Labour History Project is a group of New Zealand unionists and historians dedicated…

Therese Frances O'Connell: Stories and Songs, Wgtn 20 November

All are welcome to the 2017 Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture. This year, Therese Frances O’Connell presents Stories and Songs. Therese O’Connell is a full-time feminist who has been a social justice activist in Wellington since the early 1970s. She will…

Each year the LHP gives out the Bert Roth Award to the best work in labour history.  The award was given at our AGM.  We highly recommend all the works on the short-list to our members and everyone interested in Labour…

Come to the Labour History AGM to hear a talk on the Labour 100 archiving project from Dr Emma Kelly. 5.30pm (for a 6pm start) Thursday 20 July Wellington Museum (3 Jervois Quay) Dr Emma Kelly is the Labour 100…