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Sean Redmond <[log in to unmask]>
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School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, Victoria University of
Strategic Research Scholarship: Archiving the Past: New Zealandıs National
Identity and the Moving Image
The Film and Media Studies Programmes, School of English, Film, Theatre, and
Media Studies, propose a Strategic Research Scholarship for a PhD project in
conjunction with The New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington, New Zealand,
which offers the opportunity for innovative and nationally important
archival work. The specific focus of the archival research will be on the
issue of imaging or representing National Identity in relation to Place,
Space, Cultural and Political Identity. Suggested areas of focus may
include, but are not restricted to:
Archiving the Past: An Exploration of National/Maori Identity in Film and
Television in New Zealand.
Destination New Zealand: Archival Research into the Cinematic Representation
of Landscape, Place and People.
Documenting the Past: Archival Research into the New Zealand Documentary.
The Domestic Past: An Analysis of the importance of Home Movies to the
Imagined Community of New Zealand.
 The Family as Represented in New Zealand Private Film and Video
Applicants are expected to have a first class honours degree (or equivalent)
and skills and research experience appropriate for the topic. The
scholarship is valued at $20,000 per annum, plus a contribution to tuition
fees. Students from New Zealand and overseas are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is 17 July 2006
Contact details:   
Dr Sean Redmond    
Telephone +64 (4) 463 6520
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Application contact:
Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 60
Wellington, New Zealand
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Telephone +64 4 463 7493

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