Early-bird abstract submissions for this years International Indigenous Research Conference are now open!
NPM's 8th Biennial Conference - Indigenous Futures - is being held from the 13-16 November in Tāmaki Makaurau - Auckland, and this year we have instigated an early-bird period for abstract submissions.
This will allow those who are already prepared to submit their abstracts for consideration, to gain early acceptance and entry into the 2018 event.
Dr Mohi Rua, the Co-Director of the Maori & Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato has taken up the vacant role of co-leader of the Mauri Ora theme here at NPM, and joins Professor Papaarangi Reid in guiding and advancing this research theme over the coming years.
Mohi's work focuses on Maori, Community, Social and Indigenous Psychology and he has played a prominent role on numerous projects with NPM in recent years including as Co-Principal Investigator on the project; Aue Ha! Māori men’s relational health.
Māori non-fiction books are being celebrated by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) and Royal Society Te Apārangi as an acknowledgement of NPM’s 15 years as New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence since 2002, and also Te Apārangi’s 150th anniversary since the passing of the Act that established the New Zealand Institute in 1867.
Under the theme of 'Indigenous Futures' our 2018 conference will be held at Waipapa Marae - the University of Auckland over four days, and will bring together manuhiri (guests) from across the Indigenous world.
Our 2018 keynotes have now been confirmed and they are:
Well another year has come to an end and what a year it has been! Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) has now completed two years of our current Centre of Research Excellence contract, and as we move into 2018 the next three years is opening up before us - full of new opportunities, exciting projects and ongoing research excellence.
The 2017 MAI Doctoral Conference hosted by MAI ki Massey in Palmerston North, opened on Thursday 16 November and Co-Director Jacinta Ruru commented just how powerful and empowering this gathering of Māori and Indigenous doctoral students is; "This is such an important annual opportunity to bring together incredible postgraduate students from around the motu to spend time together supporting and inspiring one another”.