Support for early career historians in 2016 ARC DECRAs

The ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards for 2016 have provided support for historians. Congratulations to Kate Bagnall (University of Wollongong), Peter Hobbins (University of Sydney), Ruth Morgan (Monash University), Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen (University of Newcastle) and Agnieszka Sobocinska (Monash University). The AHA congratulates our members! We also congratulate the other successful historians in this latest Read more …

Congratulations to AHA member recipients of State Library of NSW fellowships!

Russell McGregor has been awarded the 2016 David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship for a project entitled ‘Bush Naturalist: A Life of Alec Chisholm’, which will culminate in a book-length biography of this pioneer conservationist and popular natural-history writer. Cath Bishop has been awarded the 2016 Australian Religious History Fellowship for a project entitled ‘“She Has Read more …

Keynote speakers confirmed for Red Cross Movement conference

Keynote speakers for the conference Histories of the Red Cross Movement: Continuity and Change  for this conference in Adelaide in September 2016 have been confirmed : Michael Barnett, University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs Professor Davide Rodogno, head of the International History Department Read more …

Japan as the Occupier and the Occupied

Christine de Matos (with Mark E. Caprio of Rikkyo University, Tokyo) have just edited the collection Japan as the Occupier and the Occupied (Palgrave Macmillan) which examines transwar transitions in Japan and the various territories that it controlled, including Korea, Borneo, Singapore, Manchuria and China. The book contributes to scholarship on the power dynamics of Read more …