‘Australians and the First World War: Local-Global Connections and Contexts’

Congratulations to James Bennett and Kate Ariotti for the publication of this edited collection, which was launched at the Newcastle conference by Professor Stuart Macintyre. This book contributes to the global turn in First World War studies by exploring Australians’ engagements with the conflict across varied boundaries and by situating Australian voices and perspectives within Read more …

2017 History Council of New South Wales Awards

Warm congratulations to the winners of the 2017 History Council of New South Wales Awards. The 2017 Annual History Citation was awarded to AHA member Emeritus Professor David Carment, AM, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to historical scholarship, and his generosity and unwavering commitment to supporting the history community, including mentoring its emerging professionals. The 2017 Read more …

Statues and monuments

The AHA would like to share this post from the Organization of American Historiansl: The Organization of American Historians (OAH) Endorses AHA Statement on Confederate Monuments The OAH Executive Committee has endorsed the [American Historical Association] AHA Statement on Confederate Monuments. We would especially like to emphasize that: “To remove a monument, or to change the Read more …

Serle Award for the best postgraduate thesis in Australian history

The Serle Award is a biennial prize to commemorate the contribution to Australian History of Dr Geoffrey Serle (1922–1998). Geoffrey Serle was Lecturer in History at the University of Melbourne (1951–60), Senior Lecturer and Reader in History at Monash University (1961–63), and General Editor of the Australian Dictionary of Biography (1975–88). The Award has been Read more …