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Japanangka errol West Annual Lecture - Hobart

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Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre

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Please join us in NAIDOC week for the annual Japanangka errol West Lecture, named to honour the life and scholarship of noted palawa scholar, Japanangka errol West. This year’s lecture we are privileged to welcome three distinguished Maori scholars, Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith and Professor Huia Tomlins-Jahnke, who will host a panel discussion on the topic Indigenous research methodologies.

Distinguished Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith CNZM

Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith is Pro Vice Chancellor Māori and Professor of Education and Māori Development at the University of Waikato. She was also the Foundational Co-Director of the Māori Centre of Research Excellence NgāPae o Te Māramatanga. Professor Smith is author of the international acclaimed Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples (1999) and her leadership/scholarship has been honoured in the awarding of the Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM).

Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith CNZM

Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is an internationally renowned Māori educationalist who has been at the forefront of Māori initiatives in the education field and beyond. His recent academic work has centred on developing theoretically informed transformative strategies for intervening in Māori cultural, political, social, educational and economic crises. He is a regular contributor to national forums on indigenous education issues. Professor Hingangaroa Smith’s work has been honoured in the awarding of the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM)

Professor Huia Tomlins-Jahnke

Professor Huia Tomlins Jahnke is Professor of Māori Education, and Head of School, College of Education at Massey University. Professor Tomlins-Jahnke’s research includes the D Company Māori Battalion Oral History Project (since 1997) and she is Principal Investigator on the NPM project Au e ihu! Nga Morehu Taua. Professor Tomlins-Jahnke’s recent publications include Mana Tangata: Politics of Empowerment and Indigenous innovations in qualitative research method: Investigating the private world of family life.

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