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Women's Studies Association (NZ)/Pae Akoranga Wāhine


Our conferences are a key part of what we do. From 1978 WSA(NZ) held conferences every year, but we have found that it is more sustainable to hold a conference every two years.

Conference 2016

2-3 September, University of Auckland.

Abstracts of presentations at our very successful 2016 conference are to be found in the Women's Studies Journal, 2017, 31:1.

2013 Conference Proceedings Now Available

Our 2013 conference, Feminist Futures: Transforming the 21st Century, was held in Wellington in May 2013. The conference proceedings are now available. Please indicate your order for hard-copy ($35) or CD ($10) versions to
Payment can be made to the Association's bank account: Kiwibank 38 9015 0682519 00, with your name and 2013ConfProc in the reference field.

A Photo Album from the 2013 conference is available to view: see the Conference photographs by Eva Kaprinay, Photographer and Hungarian journalist. E-mail:

Past conference proceedings

CDs of Conference Papers from the 2010 (Hamilton) , 2008 (Invercargill) and 2005 (Auckland) conferences are still available at $10 each and some print copies may be available. E-mail as above, to inquire. The published papers from past WSA(NZ) Conferences are held by most university libraries. A future project for WSA(NZ) is to get past conference proceedings up on the website.