Centre member, Dr. Angela Wanhalla, is looking for a suitable candidate to take up a PhD scholarship attached to her Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Discovery Fellowship on ‘The Politics of Intimacy in New Zealand History’. Applications are invited from suitably qualified students, who hold a minimum of a BA (Hons) or equivalent, interested in working on an aspect of the history of marriage in New Zealand. Potential areas of investigation include, but are not limited to: marital violence; adultery, bigamy; arranged marriage; co-habitation; marital property; interfaith relationships.
The scholarship includes a $25,000 per year stipend, plus tuition fees. The tenure of the scholarship is for three years full-time, with a start date of 1 July 2016
For further information please contact Angela Wanhalla (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr Angela Wanhalla, an active CROCC member, has been building on her success (two Marsden funded projects, a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship) with the success of an Australian Research Council Grant of just over $A500,000. Angela is a named international partner investigator on a Discovery Project headed by Profs. Lyndall Ryan, Amanda Nettleback, A/Profs Anna Johnston, Penelope Edmonds, and Victoria Haskins looking at violence and intimacy in settler societies across the Anglophone Pacific Rim, 1840-1940.