Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme Applications Open

The AHA is thrilled to announce a new conference prize, the Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship.  Funding for this scheme is made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Emerita Jill Roe (1940–2017), an eminent and much-loved Australian historian who made a very significant contribution to the writing, teaching and public communication of history Read more …

‘History Australia’ Editorial Team

On behalf of the AHA executive and the entire AHA membership, AHA President Joy Damousi would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the outgoing History Australia team of Melanie Oppenheimer, Cath Kevin and Matt Fitzpatrick for their outstanding editorship of History Australia over the past 3 years. Under their stewardship the journal has thrived and flourished. We are especially grateful to them Read more …

AHA-Copyright Agency Early Career Mentorships

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the AHA-Copyright Agency Early Career Mentorship. It was a very competitive field and the judges were most impressed with the high quality of the topics and the enthusiastic support of proposed mentors and institutions.  We are delighted to announce the successful applicants and look forward to seeing their work published over the Read more …

AHA Guest Twitter Initiative: Call for Expressions of Interest

During select weeks of the year, the AHA will invite members as guest tweeters for the association’s social media account. We will focus these account takeovers around significant events, anniversaries or milestones addressing a breadth of historical and contemporary themes from around the world. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from those members who Read more …

2019 AHA/Copyright Agency Postgraduate Conference Bursaries Applications Open

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) in association with the Copyright Agency offers travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference.  Applications close 11 March 2019. Further information. 

ANZEHN: ‘Global Grassroots: Human Connections in Environmental History’ AHA Conference Green Stream CFP

8-12 July 2019, University ofSouthern Queensland, Toowoomba Human communities have long worked together to care for and conserve the living systems around them. In the midst of a flourishing planetary consciousness, the rise of the new environment movements in Australia and beyond in the 1970s saw an intensification of local activity with a global orientation, Read more …

EHSANZ: ‘Local Communities, Global Networks: New Research in Economic, Business and Social History’ AHA Conference Economic Stream CFP

8-12 July 2019, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba  The Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand encourages those working in the field of economic, business, and social history to put forward papers for the AHA Economics stream of the 2019 AHA Conference. Economic history has become a vibrant interdisciplinary area of inquiry in recent Read more …

Religious History Association: ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’ AHA Conference Stream CFP

The conveners of the Religious History Association stream invite submissions for papers that explore the theme of ‘Local Communities,Global Networks’ as it relates to the history of religion. Very few aspects of human life have shaped local communities and global networks – and especially the relationship between the two – as consistently as religious belief,practice Read more …

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and co-editor for ‘Offshoot’, shortlisted for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades for the shortlisting of their edited book Offshoot: Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice (UWA Publishing 2018) for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards. Further information.