Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, ANU Research School of Social Sciences

Three Level B postdoctoral fellowships are being offered at the Australian National University that will strengthen teaching and research activities within the Research School of Social Sciences and its links to the broader ANU community. One of these is an ‘open fellowship’ in any of the disciplines or schools in RSSS, including history. Applications close Read more …

Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

The History Department at Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a tenured Associate Professor or a tenure-track Assistant Professor of the History of Modern Britain or Modern Britain and Empire. Sub-fields are open, but preference may be given to scholars who work on women, gender, and sexuality; political, material, or visual culture; race and ethnicity; Read more …

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 …

NCPH Call for Posters

Submission deadline: 1 October 2015 Call for Posters 2016 NCPH/SHFG ANNUAL MEETING Challenging the Exclusive Past 16-19 March 2016 Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland The National Council on Public History Poster Session is a format for public history presentations about projects that use visual evidence. It offers an alternative for presenters eager to share Read more …

Australian & New Zealand Studies Association of North America 2016 Annual Conference

ANZSANA is a multidisciplinary organisation that supports and promotes the study of Australia and New Zealand in North America. It welcomes papers on any aspect of Australian or New Zealand studies as well as comparative studies involving Australia, New Zealand, and North America. The program committee invites proposals for individual papers, full panels, presentations, performances, Read more …