Publish with ‘History Australia’

History Australia is the official journal of the Australian Historical Association. It publishes high quality and innovative scholarship in any field of history. Its goal is to reflect the breadth and vibrancy of the historical community in Australia and further afield. We welcome original research in Australian, international or transnational history. History Australia is published Read more …

Visiting Research Fellowship Program, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney

Applications are now open for Visiting Research Fellow positions at The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. These fellowship aim to provide a supportive environment for researchers to undertake research related to the Museum’s collection, education, conservation and museum practice. The fellowships enable researchers to access the Museum’s resources to support their research for a Read more …

Temporary Exhibitions Research Officer, Anzac Memorial Building, Sydney

The role of Exhibitions Research Officer involves research, documentation and interpretation of the Centenary Project exhibitions and content at the Anzac Memorial. Applicants should have sound experience in museum exhibition research and the development of content for information communication technologies; a thorough knowledge of military and Australian history and its interpretation; and be able to Read more …

Professor and Head of School, School of Historical & Philosophical Inquiry, University of Queensland

The School of Historical & Philosophical Inquiry is a dynamic team with a reputation for innovative approaches to teaching and research excellence with disciplinary groupings of Classics & Ancient History, Studies of Religion, Philosophy and History. Research, teaching and engagement activities seek to further and disseminate knowledge about these aspects of humanity. The Head of Read more …

National Archives Preservation Facility

The NAA has announced there will be disruption to public access to their Canberra-based archive collection from 30 October 2016 to 1 July 2017, as records are relocated from multiple repositories and rehoused in the National Archives Preservation Facility (NAPF) in Canberra. The NAPF is a purpose-designed, environmentally sustainable building with storage for approximately 15 Read more …

2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlist

Congratulations to AHA members shortlisted in the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Sheila Fitzpatrick’s On Stalin’s Team: the Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics is on the shortlist for the Non-fiction Prize and Peter Monteath and Valerie Munt’s Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose is on the shortlist for the Australian Read more …

‘Across the Seas’ wins 2016 CHASS Australia Prize

Congratulations to AHA member Klaus Neumann, whose book Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History has won the 2016 CHASS Australia Prize for a Book. The prize, announced on 21 October, was awarded to the Australian writer whose non-fiction book published in 2015 contributed most to Australian cultural and intellectual life. Further details.   Read more …

Global and International History: Migration, Immigration and Diaspora

CFP deadline 1 December 2016. The organizing committee for the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH), taking place at Harvard University on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 March 2017, invites graduate students to submit proposals for its seventeenth annual conference. This year’s theme is migration in international and global history. Human migration, immigration and diasporas Read more …

CFP: ‘The First Wave: Exploring Early Coastal Contact History in Australia’

Gillian Dooley and Danielle Clode, the editors of this collection, invite contributions of original research and creative work on the dynamics of early encounters between the European maritime explorers who first visited the bays and beaches of Australia and the inhabitants of the country, from all perspectives. We are particularly interested in the ways these Read more …