Scholarly Teaching Fellow (Ancient History)

The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint one Scholarly Teaching Fellow (Ancient History) under the University’s Scholarly Teaching Fellowship scheme. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and/or tutorials to undergraduate and postgraduate students; contribute to the development of teaching materials, assessment materials, individual Read more …

Further tours announced for AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust

Two more terrific tours have been announced for our conference in Ballarat in July: Urban Exploration Tour, Tuesday 5 July 2.30–3.30pm, presented by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia, History Heritage Place and timecapsuleballarat.com. This is a semi-self-directed online/offline exploration around one of Federation University’s city campuses located at Read more …

Richard Brooks: From Convict Ship Captain to Pillar of Early Colonial Australia

Christine Maher’s biography of an early colonial magnate, Richard Brooks: From Convict Ship Captain to Pillar of Early Colonial Australia (Rosenberg Publishing), provides a glimpse into the social, political and domestic life of that famed group of landowning settlers of the first 20 years of the colony. The book will be launched by Peter Stanley Read more …

Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme 2017

The Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme is soon to open for formal expressions of interest. Macquarie University (Sydney) will offer up to 10 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2017. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be fixed-term for three years. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD on or Read more …

Religious History Association Research Workshop Grants 2016

The Religious History Association invites applications for grants to support the study and publication of religious history. The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 June 2016. The aim of the grants is to facilitate the holding of workshops/conferences with a view to publication of research. Two forms of grant will be considered consistent with Read more …

(Re) Examining Historical Childhoods: Literary, Cultural, Social

Submission deadline: Sunday 15 May 2016 Inaugural Australasian Society for the History of Children and Youth Symposium 12–13 December 2016 in Melbourne, Deakin University This sympoisum will bring together scholars of the history of children and childhood to consider new perspectives, new methodologies, and new cross- disciplinary frameworks that will enrich the field. Proposals for Read more …

2016 National Industry Scholarship Grant Initiative

The application deadline for funding for women in all industry sectors to participate in leadership development programs has been extended to Friday 29 April 2016. Senior Management and Executive level Women Leaders can apply for $12,000 Individual Grants to undertake the Advanced Leadership Program. Women Managers can apply for $5,000 Individual Grants to undertake the Read more …

The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Registrations are now open for this international conference at University of Melbourne, 7-8 April 2016, with keynote speakers Dr Roisín Higgins (Teesside University), Dr Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University Belfast), and Dr Guy Beiner (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev). Visit the conference website for program and registration information.

Female ECR mentoring scheme

Applications for the 2016 ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship Mentoring Scheme are now open. The intensive mentoring program is for early-career women researchers in the humanities and social sciences, and will run from 28 November to 2 December 2016. It is aimed at outstanding early career female researchers who have completed their PhDs within the Read more …