Dr Hugh Morrison

Dr. Hugh Morrison (College of Education) works on New Zealand and British world religious history in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, with a focus on historiography, missionary involvement and engagements, missionary education, intersections between local and global factors, and colonial childhood identity formation with respect to religion, missions, empire and nation. With UORG funding he is also working on a comparative history of late nineteenth/early twentieth-century New Zealand and Scottish Presbyterian children’s engagement with the Protestant foreign missionary movement. Recent publications include co-editing The Spirit of the Past: Essays on Christianity in New Zealand History (Victoria University Press, 2011) and Mana Māori and Christianity (Huia Publications, 2012).

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