History Council of NSW Speaker Connect program

The Speaker Connect program takes place throughout the year. The History Council of NSW aims to organise one talk each month to connect emerging and established history professionals with community and local government organisations across New South Wales. Applications to host or speak at such an event close Friday 30 June 2017. Further information.

Australian War Memorial: Historian positions

There are two positions available at the AWM, one for a Historian and one for a Senior Historian. The Historian will be responsible for a range of higher-level research and writing tasks in support of Australian military historical projects relating to Australian War Memorial publications, conferences, multi-media products, exhibitions, research and dissemination of military history Read more …

PhD scholarship in History at La Trobe

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship attached to the Australian Research Council Discovery Project, ‘Breaking down tradition: women in male-dominated work, 1840-2000’ (DP 160102764). Through examining the origins and circulation of ideas about women’s and men’s paid work in both Britain and Australia, the research will enhance current understandings of the enduring nature of Read more …

‘Creative Histories’

CFP deadline: 31 January 2017 19–21 July 2017, Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts, Bristol, UK This conference explores the ways that educators, researchers, writers, artists, students, practitioners, and curators have brought the past to life, made history compelling, and had fun. Proposals are invited for contributions including performances, recitals, demonstrations, research Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Bursaries

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) in association with the Copyright Agency offers travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference for postgraduate students and independent historians. The bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The 2017 round of bursaries to assist historians Read more …

Honest History update

The website of AHA affiliates Honest History has been updated with new material. Look for reviews of the Holocaust permanent exhibition at the Australian War Memorial, The Popular Pet Show at the National Portrait Gallery and The Sell at the National Library, Scates and Oppenheimer’s book on soldier settlers, Avan Judd Stallard’s book on Terra Read more …