Research Officer – History, Native Title Services Victoria

NTSV are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced historian to join their multidisciplinary research team. The position involves conducting historical research across Victoria for the provision of professional reports and advice related to the settlement of native title claims and associated projects. Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 17 August 2016. Full details.

PhD Scholarship, Architectural History and Cultural Heritage in Asia

The Australian Collaboratory for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH)  in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne has a fully funded PhD Scholarship open to those with backgrounds in cognate fields, including history. Applications close Friday 30 September. Full details.

Research Fellowships, State Library of New South Wales

Applications for the following fellowships will open 22 August and close 19 September 2016: CH Currey Memorial Fellowship ($20,000) for the writing of Australian history from original sources Australian Religious History Fellowship ($20,000) for the study and research of any aspect of Australian religious history of any faith Nancy Keesing Fellowship ($12,000) for research into Read more …

Ranking History Journals

On 4 July 2016, the Executive Committee agreed to proceed with the ranking of academic journals publishing history research. Members of the EC have drawn up a document outlining the proposed scope, criteria, categories and process for this undertaking. The AHA invites comments on this document, especially on the criteria for ranking. Please send comments Read more …

Big Game Hunter: The Life of Frederick Courteney Selous

Norman Etherington’s Big Game Hunter: The Life of Frederick Courteney Selous is a portrait of Selous – adventurer, hunter and naturalist – a tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous’ extraordinary adventures, from elephant-hunting, and Read more …

Ranking History Journals

Members of the EC have drawn up a document that outlines the proposed scope, criteria, categories and process for the ranking of academic journals publishing history research. The AHA invites comments on this document, especially on the criteria for ranking. Please send comments to AHA Executive Officer by 12 August 2016. In line with the practice adopted by the Read more …

Ranking History Journals

Members of the EC have drawn up a document that outlines the proposed scope, criteria, categories and process for the ranking of academic journals publishing history research. The AHA invites comments on this document, especially on the criteria for ranking. Please send comments to AHA Executive Officer by 12 August 2016. In line with the practice adopted Read more …

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal 2017

Lilith is interested in receiving submissions of academic research articles on all areas of women’s, feminist and gender history, and also short historiographical and methodological pieces to consider for publication in its 2017 issue. Editors would also like to hear from potential book reviewers. Submissions deadline: Friday 30 September 2016 Full details.

Assistant Professor of International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut

The International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs at Trinity College announce a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level for an innovative scholar of transnationalism whose work focuses on gender and sexuality, is informed by feminist and queer theory, and is rigorously interdisciplinary in its approach to the world. The successful candidate Read more …

Teaching Fellow in Global and Colonial/Post-Colonial History, University of Leicester – School of History

Candidates are sought for a full time fixed term contract from 1 October 2016 to 30 June 2017. The successful teaching fellow will undertake undergraduate teaching in modules on historiography, Australian history, race and ethnicity, and areas of your own choosing. Applications close on Monday 8 August 2016. Further information.