NOHANZ Conference

18novAll Day20NOHANZ ConferenceMemory, Oral History & Material Culture

Event Details

The New Zealand Oral History Conference will be held from 18-20 November 2022. The Call for Papers closes 1 August 2022.

From taonga tūturu to inherited family possessions material culture plays a fundamental role in symbolizing our expressions of identity and transmitting memory across generations. The term material culture here is taken to include any objects made or modified by a human, from the smallest item of jewellery to large monuments or buildings, and the ways in which these objects are understood and/or given symbolic or other meanings in oral histories. In this conference we hope to explore two major themes. The first concerns the different roles that objects play in the oral histories of iwi, hapu, whānau, or national, family or individual oral history narratives; and the second focuses upon oral histories and material culture in the context of institutions, such as galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (sometimes referred to as the GLAM sector).

Time

18 (friday) november, 12hr 00min - 20 (sunday) november, 11hr 59min(GMT+13:00) View in my time

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