Honest History update

AHA affiliate Honest History has just posted new material on a 1967 Vietnam War protest on a surfboard, the marriage equality debate and Australian progressivism, the stodgy and unimaginative program of Armistice Centenary grants, Carmen Lawrence’s 2006 book Fear and Politics and its continuing relevance, and the FBI’s harassment of Australian historian Les Jauncey. There are reviews Read more …

‘”Me Write Myself”: The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen’s Land at Wybalenna, 1832–47’

Congratulations to Leonie Stevens on the publication this book, which allows the men, women and children exiled to Wybalenna settlement on Flinders Island in the 1830s and 1840s speak for themselves, through words found in items in the Flinders Island Chronicle, sermons, letters and petitions. In doing so, it reveals a politically astute community engaged in a Read more …

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association postgraduate scholarships, Round 2, 2017

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of making digital copies of records held in the Archives available for viewing on the Archives’ website. For example, scholars may be based in one city and want to see records located in an Archives repository in another city. Assistance with digital Read more …

AHA Diversity Statement

The AHA Executive has formulated a statement of the organisation’s commitment to diversity: The AHA is committed to inclusivity with regard to race, class, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender expression and identity, sexual orientation, and physical abilities in terms of participation and topics discussed at our conferences, and all other AHA activities. The AHA Executive expects all members and Read more …