MAKING PUBLIC HISTORIES SEMINAR PROGRAM – Melbourne, March – June 2017

MAKING PUBLIC HISTORIES SEMINAR PROGRAM Old Treasury Building, March – June 2017 This seminar series, now in its tenth year and offered jointly by the Monash University History Program, History Council of Victoria and Old Treasury Building, explores issues and approaches in making public histories and is open to anyone interested in the creation and Read more …

National History Honours Workshop at ANU

Are you writing an honours thesis in the field of History and want to meet honours students from other universities and discuss how to research and write your thesis? The School of History of the Australian National University invites you to an intensive National History Honours Workshop in Canberra on Friday 19 May and Saturday Read more …

Editor(s), ‘Australian Historical Studies’

The Board of Australian Historical Studies is seeking expressions of interest to edit the journal for a 3-year term, 2018–2020. Owing to publishing schedules, which require substantial work on issues before they go to press, the volumes for which the new editors will be responsible will be dated 2019–2021. An individual, or editorial team, can Read more …

‘Journal of Management History’

Open Call for Papers JMH is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes high-quality research using diverse methodologies and theoretical approaches. The editors believe empirical, historical evidence is a precondition for disciplinary advancement and that management history research should also draw on relevant theoretical frameworks and provide conclusions that extend and develop these frameworks. The welcome submissions at Read more …

Australian Media Traditions Conference 2017: ‘Making Media History’

CFP deadline: 30 April 2017 The 10th biennial Australian Media Traditions Conference, to be held 21–22 September 2017 at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, will focus on questions and issues relating to the production of media history. Submissions are invited for papers and panels on all aspects of media history methodology, including journalism, public Read more …

‘Australians in Shanghai: Race, Rights and Nation in Treaty Port China’

Congratulations to Sophie Loy-Wilson on the publication of her book, which focuses on a diverse community of Australians who settled in Shanghai in the first half of the twentieth century and forged a ‘China trade’, circulating goods, people and ideas across the South China Sea, from Shanghai and Hong Kong to Sydney and Melbourne. In Read more …

News from ‘Honest History’

New on the Honest History website are Walter Phillips (Emeritus, La Trobe) on his pilgrimage to Gallipoli, Doug Munro (UQ) on Brian Matthews and Mark McKenna on Manning Clark, Marian Quartly (Monash) on Griffith Review 55 on South Australia, Tjanara Goreng Goreng (ANU) on Rebe Taylor on Tasmanian Aborigines, Mark Latham from 2002 on the Read more …

Health, Medicine and Society: Challenge and Change’

AHA affiliates the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine are holding their 15th Biennial Conference from 11 – 15 July 2017 at the Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy Campus, Melbourne. Following a welcome reception (11/7), this conference will offer: a full program of papers (12-14/7); plenary addresses by three leading scholars; a Read more …

AHA Writing Cluster – Melbourne

Expressions of interest are sought from PhD graduates keen to join the AHA’s Melbourne writing cluster. ECRs and others who have held a PhD for longer period but find themselves separated from their home departments or disciplines for any reason are also welcome. Members of the cluster read and discuss their work-in-progress at 2-hour bimonthly meetings Read more …