‘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 …