Minoru Hokari Scholarship 2016

Applications for the 2016 Minoru Hokari Scholarship are now open. This scholarship will assist a postgraduate student to conduct fieldwork or related research in Australian Indigenous history. The Minoru Hokari Memorial Scholarship has been established in honour of the pathbreaking scholar and inspiring colleague, Minoru Hokari (1971-2004) who made outstanding contributions towards ‘cross-culturalising’ historical practice Read more …

Alternative Business Histories

Submission deadline: Friday 15 July 2016 Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS) 8th Annual Conference 3–4 November 2016, Macquarie University Historical papers in the fields ofaccounting, business, economics, labour and employment relations, management, marketing, tourism, transport and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools are Read more …

2016 CHASS Australia Prizes

The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) sectors, including academics, practitioners, philanthropists, policy makers, and students. In 2016, there will be four prizes for: a non-fiction book that enriches Australian cultural and intellectual life an exceptional artistic performance, exhibition, film, television show, Read more …

Rachel Carson Center Doctoral Program 2016-17

The doctoral program ‘Environment and Society’ at the Rachel Carson Center, Munich, invites applications from graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society in an interdisciplinary setting. Applications for winter semester 2016–17 must be submitted by Sunday 15 May 2016 via the online Read more …

Involved in student politics at ANU? Know anyone who was?

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ANU Students’ Association in 2015, ANUSA has commissioned a small history project to investigate and preserve a history of the Association and of student politics at the ANU. The undergraduate student leaders of the project are looking for people who have either undertaken research on the history of Read more …

Honest History update

New material on Honest History’s website includes a 36 page ‘Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial’ (aimed at senior secondary students and teachers); a piece on the impact of the Irish Easter Rising in 1916 on Australia (using the work of Stephanie James and Jeff Kildea); two pieces on Ataturk and Australia (including how Read more …

Position vacant: AHA Executive Officer

The Australian Historical Association needs a new Executive Officer to take over from Karen Downing in July. This is a very busy and varied position that supports the President and Executive Committee and takes care of our members. The successful applicant will be highly organised, able to work independently with minimal supervision, have excellent written Read more …

‘Intersections & Disconnections’ / MHJ Vol. 44.1

EXTENDED Submission deadline: Friday 15 July 2016 ‘Intersections & Disconnections’ / MHJ Vol. 44.1 Melbourne Historical Journal 2016 issue Contributions are invited for publication in volume 44.1, 2016 of the Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ). Published since 1961, the MHJ is a refereed journal for the publication of postgraduate research in all aspects of history. It is open to new Read more …

Screening Australia: Australian Culture and Screen Media in Context

Submission deadline: Monday 9 May 2016 2016–17 Menzies Seminar Series Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College London The Menzies Seminar Series provides a platform for ‘Australianists’ to connect and share ideas, cementing intellectual links between Europe and Australia. The Centre invites a wide range of submissions from academics, screen media professionals, postgraduates and other Read more …