2019 AHA-Copyright Agency Conference Bursary Recipients

The AHA is pleased to announce the award of the AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the 2019 AHA conference at the University of Southern Queensland.  Funding for this Scheme is generously provided by the Copyright Agency, an Australian copyright management company that provides a bridge between creators and users of copyright material. The Read more …

2019 Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the inaugural Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme. The scheme provides financial assistance to facilitate participation in the AHA annual conference and was made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Emerita Jill Roe (1940–2017), an historian who made a very significant contribution Read more …

New AHA ECR Blogs:

The third part of the AHA’s ECR Blog series, ‘A Conversation about Casualisation,’ is now available! In response to a recent controversial article about casualisation on The Conversation, the third part of this series is a compilation of short responses by early career academics in History who are, or recently were, employed casually in Australian universities.  Further Read more …

New AHA ECR Blogs: ‘A Conversation about Casualisation’

The AHA’s ECR Representative André Brett has commenced a series, ‘A Conversation about Casualisation,’ in response to a recent controversial article about casualisation on The Conversation. Parts One and Two are now live! In Part One, André responds to the article with some of his own reflections. In Part Two, Dr Joel Barnes tackles how casual jobs are Read more …

Inquiry into Canberra’s National Institutions Report

On Wednesday the 3rd of April, the Federal Government tabled the Inquiry into Canberra’s National Institutions Report, titled ‘Telling Australia’s Story – and Why it’s Important’. The inquiry focused on Canberra’s Museum of Australian Democracy, National Film and Sound Archive, National Gallery, National Library, National Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Australian War Memorial and National Archives Read more …

Casualisation Survey

To better understand how historians are affected by casualisation in the tertiary education sector, the AHA is undertaking a survey among members and non-members of the association. The survey runs from 1 to 31 March 2019. Purpose of the survey: •  To gain more direct understanding of the experiences of casual academics regarding the nature Read more …

‘Local Communities, Global Networks’: Australian Historical Association 2019 Conference: CFP Extended

8-12 July 2019, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba How have the local and the global intersected, inspired and transformed experiences within and from Australia’s history? How do the histories of Indigenous, imperial, migrant and the myriad of other communities and networks inform, contest and shape knowledge about Australia today? The conference theme speaks to the Read more …

‘Local Communities, Global Networks’ AHA Annual Conference abstracts due soon

A reminder that abstracts for the 2019 AHA conference are due on the 28 February 2019.  The call for papers for affiliated conference streams at the 2019 AHA Conference in Toowoomba are also due on the 28 February 2019. See below for the CFPs for the Religious History Association, Australian and New Zealand Environment History Network, Australian Migrant History Network, Institute Read more …