A further strand of my work involves history, memory and nationhood. My research in the field of transitional justice highlights the contested nature of how we remember— and forget— in settler-colonial nations where past violence against indigenous populations remains unresolved. This page is under development. I will add to it soon.
Kidman, J. (2018). Remembering and forgetting the colonial past at New Zealand’s national museum. In C. Peck & T. Epstein, (Eds.). Research on teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts: A sociocultural approach. (pp. 95-108). New York & London: Routledge.
Kidman, J. & O’Malley, V. (2018). Questioning the canon: Colonial history, counter-memories and youth activism. Memory Studies. DOI: 10.1177/1750698017749980
Kidman, J., Ormond, A. & MacDonald, L. (2018). Everyday hope: Indigenous aims of education in settler-colonial societies. In J. Petrovic & R. Mitchell, (Eds.). Indigenous philosophies of education around the world. (pp. 228-246). London & New York: Routledge.
O’Malley, V. & Kidman, J. (2017). Settler colonial history, commemoration and white backlash: Remembering the New Zealand Wars. Settler Colonial Studies. DOI: 10.1080/2201473X.2017.1279831
PDF 1. Settler colonial history
Kidman, J. (2016). Māori young people, nationhood and land. In T. Skelton (Ed.). Geographies of children and young people: Space, place and environment (Vol. 3). (pp.28-45). Singapore: Springer.
PDF 2. Maori young people, nationhood and land
Kidman, J. (2015). Indigenous youth, nationhood, and the politics of belonging. In H. Cahill & J. Wyn, (Eds.). Handbook of children and youth studies. (pp.637-651). Singapore: Springer.
PDF 3. Indigenous Youth, Nationhood, Belonging Kidman 2015
Celermajer, D. & Kidman, J. (2012). Embedding the apology in the nation’s identity. Journal of the Polynesian Society. 121(3), 219-242.
PDF 4. Embedding the apology
Kidman, J. (2012). The land remains: Māori youth and the politics of belonging. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. 8(2), 189-202.
PDF 5. The land remains
Kidman, J. (2011). Māori education and neoliberal citizenship: Beach crossings in the 21st century. In P. Whitinui. (Ed). Kia tangi te tītī – Permission to speak: Successful schooling for Māori students in the 21st century – Issues, challenges and alternatives. (pp.18-29). Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER Press.
Kidman, J. (2009). Shifting margins, shifting centres: Development paradigms in Māori education. International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning. 2(1), 5-18.
Kidman, J. (2015). Remembering and forgetting the colonial past at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories Conference, CUNY and University of Alberta, 24-26 June, New York.