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Our Te Whāinga Aronui o Te Apārangi Humanities and Social Sciences Discipline-based Forum

This Forum provides advice to the Society on matters of concern to the humanities and social sciences community, and responds, on request, with advice on humanities and social sciences issues.

This Forum is chaired by the Vice-President (Social Sciences and Humanities) who serves on the Royal Society Te Apārangi Council. The Presidents (or their nominees) of all the Constituent Organisations that fall within this portfolio contribute to the Forum. 

Constituent Organisations in the Humanities and Social Sciences 

The following Member Organisations contribute to this Forum. They also vote for the Vice-President (Social Sciences and Humanities) in Royal Society Te Apārangi Council elections.


Australian and New Zealand Communications Association

Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand

New Zealand Historical Association

Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia

Social Sciences

Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa/New Zealand

Association of Social Science Research (ASSR)

New Zealand Archaeological Association

New Zealand Association for Research in Education

New Zealand Geographical Society

New Zealand Psychological Society

Population Association of New Zealand

Sociological Association of Aotearoa NZ (SAANZ)