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2018 International Indigenous Research Conference - Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland

February 08, 2018 at 2:58 PM

*From the NZFVC*

When: 13 - 16 November 2018. 

Where: Owen G Glenn Building, Arts One Building, and Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland, City Campus, Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland.

Hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence.

Cost: From $550 or $300 for students (Early bird closes 1 August 2018.  Register now

Call for abstracts will open in February 2018. 

Tēnei rā te pōwhiri atu ki ngā iwi o ngā hau e whā,
kia tatū mai rā ki tēnei hui whakaharahara mo te kaupapa kua whakataukītia ake nei,
kia whiriwhiringia ai he rautaki hei hāpai anō i a tātau ngā iwi taketake o te ao. 
Piki mai, kake mai, haere mai!
Pīkautia mai rā nga tini mate kia tangihia rā e tātau.
Tihei mauri mate! Tihei mauri ora!

IIRC18 is the biennial international conference for the sharing of premiere Māori and Indigenous knowledge, research and scholarship. An event not to be missed, we invite and welcome Indigenous researchers from all parts of the world to our place. Come to Aotearoa New Zealand, to our beautiful city of Auckland, to our gathering place at Waipapa marae, to Tānenuiārangi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Be inspired by excellence, connection, creativity, deep thought and scholar activism.

Embracing the overarching conference theme of ‘Indigenous Futures’ there will be something for everyone – pre-conference workshops, keynotes, paper presentations, posters, movies and performances. Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre for Research Excellence, will be honoured by your presence. Nau mai, haere mai!

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Chelsea Bond (Aboriginal Munanjahli and South Sea Islander Australian) is Senior Lecturer with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, University of Queensland
  • Dr Marie Delorme (Métis, Canada), is CEO of The Imagination Group of Companies, Canada and serves on the boards of the RCMP Foundation Board, the River Cree Enterprises board, the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board, and the Alberta Premier’s Advisory Committee on the Economy.
  • Professor Charles Menzies (First Nations, Canada, Member of Gitxaala Nation of northwestern British Columbia) is at the Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 
  • Professor Poia Rewi (Tūhoe, Ngāti Manawa, Te Arawa) is Dean of Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies, University of Otago.
  • Dr 'Aulani Wilhelm (Hawaiian) is Senior Vice President for the Centre for Oceans Conservation International, Founder of Island Water, and Stanford University Graduate School of Business Social Innovation Fellow 2014.

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