Congratulations to our AHA members on the shortlists for the Queensland Literary Awards!

The AHA congratulates the following members who have been shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards in 2015: Libby Connors, Warrior (Allen & Unwin) – Queensland Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance Carolyn Holbrook, ANZAC, The Unauthorised Biography (NewSouth Publishing) – University of Southern Queensland History Book Award Angela Woollacott, Settler Society in the Read more …

Updates from The Prosecution Project, Griffith University

ARC Laureate Fellow Mark Finnane’s research team at ‘The Prosecution Project’, with AHA members Amanda Kaladelfos, Alana Piper, Lisa Durnian and Robyn Blewer, and Griffith University’s media team have created an educational video on researching criminal trials in Australia. You can find the video on their website. With the help of many volunteers, the project Read more …

AHA Vice-President delivers History Council of Victoria annual lecture

Our Vice-President Lynette Russell will deliver the History Council of Victoria’s annual lecture in which she will offer new insights into the 1914 conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science – held in Australia thanks to government sponsorship – and its legacy. Thursday 22 October 2015, 6.00–7.30 pm Old Treasury Building, Melbourne Read more …

AHA member receives 2015 Deen De Bortoli Award in Applied History

AHA member Meg Foster is the recipient of the 2015 Deen De Bortoli Award in Applied History for her essay ‘Online and Plugged In?: Public History and Historians in the Digital Age’. The judges said that this essay ‘provides important insights into how digital technologies are democratising not only access to research materials but also Read more …