Australian Mining History Association Conference Student Travel Grants

The Association has available on a competitive basis, two travel grants to enable student presenters to participate in the 25th Annual Conference to be held this year at Atherton in the Cairns Hinterland, Queensland. The conference will be held from 8-12 July, 2019, with a pre-conference tour on 7 July and a post-conference tour on Read more …

Congratulations to Carolyn Rasmussen for publishing ‘The Blackburns: Private Lives, Public Ambitions’

Congratulations to Carolyn Rasmussen for the publication of The Blackburns: Private Lives, Public Ambitions (Melbourne University Press, 2019). This biography explores two major figures in the history of the Australian labour movement and feminist and indigenous activism in Australia. Further information.

Congratulations to Heather Goodall for publishing ‘Beyond Borders: Indians, Australians and the Indonesian Revolution 1939-1950

Congratulations to Heather Goodall for the recent publication of Beyond Borders: Indians, Australians and the Indonesian Revolution, 1939-1950 (Amsterdam University Press, 2018). The book is about how Australians were engaged far beyond our borders, connecting with working people, journalists and local residents across the South and South East Asian region. It rediscovers an intense internationalism Read more …

Congratulations to Lauren Pikó for her new book ‘Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England’

Congratulations to Lauren Pikó for the publication of her new book Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England (Routledge, 2019). The book traces the representations of Milton Keynes in British national media, political rhetoric and popular culture in detail from 1967 to 1992, demonstrating how the town’s founding principles came to be understood as symbolic Read more …

Congratulations to Romain Fathi for his new book ‘Our Corner of the Somme: Australia at Villers-Bretonneux’

Congratulations to Romain Fathi for the publication of his new book Our Corner of the Somme: Australia at Villers-Bretonneux (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The book explores how the French remember Anzac. Or, rather, how they don’t, and how their alleged remembrance is staged by Australian agents of memory for the fulfilment of different agendas. This booktells the century-long story of Read more …