MA thesis topics

Date Author Supervisor Research
Current

Liam Appleton

Jennifer Frost

Unspeakable news: comparing media coverage of My Lai and Abu Ghraib

Current

Alistair Birchall

Jonathan Scott

 

Current

Helen Brown

Jennifer Frost / Aroha Harris

Indigenous voices and the United Nations in the global effort to end violence against women, 1975-2005

Current

Ryan Brown-Haysom

Lisa Bailey

Autobiographical Writing and the Literary Creation of the ‘Self’ in Late Antiquity

Current

Ione Cussen

Linda Bryder

Love Child: Single Motherhood in Late Twentieth Century New Zealand

Current

Francois Du Toit

Lindsay Diggelmann

Medieval Creatures, Imagined and Real: Attitudes and Practices Concerning Animals c.ll00 - c.1400 CE

Current

Anna Gilderdale

Felicity Barnes

Social print: young folk’ literary networks in New Zealand, 1880-1920’ 

Current

Terry Grant

Felicity Barnes

The emergence of regional identity in New Zealand, 1840-1876

Current

James Halcrow

Maartje Abbenhuis

The demon poison? British representations of opium c.1830-1850

Current

Annalise Higgins

Maartje Abbenhuis

British public groups and the idea of the Hague peace conference’ 

Current

Kaitlin McLeod

Melissa Williams

Integration or inspiration? Maori involvement in New Zealand theatre, 1955 -1975

Current

Bevan Morgan

Jennifer Frost

Annie Goldson as historian: Documentary film and historical understanding in a globalised world

Current

Benjamin O'Callaghan  

Lindsay Diggelmann

The Afterlife of Edward the Confessor

Current

Sasha Rasmussen

Joe Zizek

Le Ballet Sur Scene: Sexuality, Visibility, and the Female Dancer in Belle Epoque Paris

Current

Ian Russell

Felicity Barnes

Exceptional Auckland? Revisiting Auckland’s mercantile history during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

Current

Hal Thomas

Jonathan Scott

The revival of Republicanism during the political crisis of 1678-83: a reassessment of its nature and extent

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