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Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

Source: Massey University Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, pictured in New Zealand in 2002 when their titles were Crown Prince and Princess. (credit/KYODO) Japan’s new emperor and new era are both nothing more than symbols. But that doesn’t make them any less important to Japanese people, writes Dr Penny Shino. Literally epoch-making events have been […]

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Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

Source: Massey University Menin Gate Memorial, at Ypres, Belgium, where a number of New Zealand soldiers are named. A new book by Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper sheds light on the stories of some 12,000 New Zealanders who served in foreign armies during the First World War. Professor Harper, Project Manager of the […]

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Japanese language exponent awarded

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese language exponent awarded

Source: Massey University Dr Penny Shino receieves her award from the Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, Mr Hiroyasu Kobayashi. She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand – now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstanding work teaching and inspiring the next generation. Dr Shino […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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War historian honoured with museum medal

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on War historian honoured with museum medal

Source: Massey University (from left) John McIntyre, president – Auckland Museum Institute; Orchid Artimalala – Auckland Museum Trust Board; Professor Glyn Harper and David Gaimster – chief executive Auckland Museum. (photo/Max Lemesh) Professor Glyn Harper, with Museum Medal Glyn Harper, a professor of war studies, has been awarded a prestigious Museum Medal by the Auckland War […]

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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

Source: Massey University Massey Chinese language students in Beijing visiting the Summer Palace A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future. Several in the […]

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Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Source: Massey University Tavira, in Portugal, the self-proclaimed proverb capital of the world where scholars and enthusiasts meet each year. (Wikimedia Commons). Ah, the proverbial academic conference – for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs. It was through sharing her own […]

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In search of church – future of religion in Godzone?

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on In search of church – future of religion in Godzone?

Source: Massey University Professor Peter Lineham will give the last of ten lectures this week in the Our Changing World series. In his upcoming lecture this Thursday – the final and tenth in this year’s Our Changing World series hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey’s Auckland campus – he will […]

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Delegation bolsters academic ties with Latin America

By   /  November 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Delegation bolsters academic ties with Latin America

Source: Massey University (from left) Heather Tootell, Dr Leonel Alvarado, Maree Brannigan, Djhoanna Lambert, Professor Valmor Alberto Augusto Tricoli (Associate Director for International Cooperation), Professor Paul Spoonley, Professor Raul Machado Neto (Provost for International Cooperation at Universidade de Sao Paulo), Associate Professor Kerry Taylor, Professor Laura Patrícia Zuntini de Izarra (Associate Director for National and International […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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Researcher’s poetry takes flight

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Researcher’s poetry takes flight

Source: Massey University Book cover for a passage of yellow red birds and its author Associate Professor Robin Peace Titled a passage of yellow red birds the book is divided into two sections. The first, addresses global issues related to her work as a geographer and social scientist such as migration, the environment and specifically […]

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Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

Source: Massey University The new offering has been developed by language specialists in Massey’s School of Humanities in partnership with Brazilian language teaching experts in a programme tailored for New Zealanders. Portuguese, the national language of Brazil, will be available at the Wellington campus and by distance learning. The suite of language and culture courses […]

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Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

Source: Massey University The latest book in the First World War Centenary History programme will be launched on Friday, November 9. With Them Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War (Massey University Press), written by editor, author and explorer Anna Rogers, is the most recent volume from the First World War Centenary […]

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Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

Source: Massey University Professor Glyn Harper reflects on the impact of WWI as the centenary of Armistice Day approaches. The First World War (1914 – 1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.  More than nine million people – soldiers and […]

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Rutherford Discovery Fellowship success

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore-Maori-humanities, Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Rutherford Discovery Fellowship success

Source: Massey University Two Massey University academic researchers have been awarded prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowships that will allow them to further their research in different fields of science and innovation. Political philosopher Dr Krushil Watene from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded a fellowship to develop an approach to intergenerational justice that […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Book explores sporting history of NZ

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Sport and exercise, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Book explores sporting history of NZ

Source: Massey University A gymnastics display at the opening of the new YMCA in Palmerston North (Manawatū Heritage). Historian Dr Geoff Watson’s new book, Sport and the New Zealanders – A History, explores why so many are compelled to play, watch, read and talk about sport and why it is integral to our national identity. […]

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What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing?

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing?

Source: Massey University Dr David Rafferty and Dr Anastasia Bakogianni will discuss what we can learn from the Ancients about creating communities Democracy and citizenship are ancient ideas, still evolving in our time. Massey University Classical Studies specialists will share insights on how outsiders were integrated into Ancient Greek and Roman societies and explore parallels […]

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Community partners not ‘degree factories’

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Community partners not ‘degree factories’

Source: Massey University Professor Chris Gallavin (centre) with Robert Gates (US Secretary for Defence 2006-2011) and George de Lama (President of Eisenhower Fellowships). Professor Gallavin, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, was the first New Zealander since 2015 to be a Global Fellow with the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowships. His Eisenhower journey started […]

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