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Flowers of War is a collaborative enamel artwork created by artists Kirsten Haydon, Elizabeth Turrell and Neal Haslem. The project was first exhibited at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand in 2017 and at the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) in Bristol, UK in March 2018.

Museums Aotearoa have extended the conference registration bursary to Wednesday 3 October 2018.

To apply, please send the following information to mail@museumsaotearoa.org.nz by 5pm, Wednesday 3 October: 
• Name
• Institution
• Role (eg trustee, collection manager)
• Whether in paid or volunteer capacity
• Email
• Telephone
• A short explanation of why you need a bursary and how it would benefit your institution/work.

Our keynote speaker Dr Santanu Das has just published a new book.

Cambridge University Press' describes the publication as follows:

Thank you to our conference sponsor National Services Te Paerangi! In addition to sponsoring the Reflections on the Commemorations of World War One conference, National Services te Paerangi is also offering a travel grant.

The National Services Te Pearangi Subsidy grant can provide up to $300 (inc GST) towards travel expenses involved with attending travel opportunities within New Zealand. Find out more and apply here:

 

Museums Aotearoa is offering a conference bursary for the Reflections on the Commemoration of World war One Conference. The bursary is for a Museums Aotearoa Member who would not otherwise be able to attend the conference. The bursary only covers registration. Travel and accommodation is the recipient's responsibility.

A draft programme is now available for the Reflections on the commemoration of World War One conference is now available. Click here  to view the programme.

 

Thank you to New Zealand Micrographics Services Ltd (NZMS) for their generous sponsorship of the upcoming Reflections on the commemorations of World War One conference.

NZMS works with libraries, archives, museums, galleries, government agencies, companies, clubs & societies, iwi and individuals accross New Zealand to help them preserve and share their items through digitisation.

You can find out more about NZMS through their website http://www.micrographics.co.nz/

Thank you to the Canterbury History Foundation for their generous sponsorship of the upcoming Reflections on the commemorations of World War One conference.

The Canterbury History Foundation is an organisesation which fundraises and supports the stpudy, research, publication and interest in history with a special focus on Canterbury. They aim to promote awareness of the social value of history in our community.

You can find out more about the organisation through their website http://www.chf.org.nz/

The abstracts for the keynote speakers for the upcoming Reflections on the commoration of World War One conference are now available on the conference page.

Entrenched Culture: Soldiers’ Culture in the Aftermath of the First World War

The abstracts for the keynote speakers for the upcoming Reflections on the commoration of World War One conference are now available on the conference page.

Blood, Bodies and Bones: Remembering Violence of the First World War in the 21st century

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