Victorian Community History Awards Applications Open

The Victorian Community History Awards are presented by the Public Record Office Victoria and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. The Awards recognise excellence and originality in historical storytelling. Award categories are: the Collaborative Community History Award; the History Publication Award; the Local History- small publication award; the Cultural Diversity Award; the Multimedia History Award; Read more …

Congratulations to Gemmia Burden who has been awarded the 2019 John Oxley Library Honorary Fellowship

Congratulations to Gemmia Burden who has been awarded the 2019 John Oxley Library Honorary Fellowship for her project Private lives, public knowledge: Gendered collecting and intimacies of place in Queensland c. 1842-1900. The Fellowship provides researchers the opportunity to uncover Queensland’s rich and diverse history utilising the resources of the John Oxley Library and State Library of Queensland.  Further information 

Congratulations to Alexia Moncrieff for winning the 2018 Bryan Gandevia Prize for Australian Military-Medical History

Congratulations to Alexia Moncrieff, who has been awarded the 2018 Bryan Gandevia Prize for Australian Military-Medical History for her thesis, titled ‘“We are entitled to some control”: the Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War.’ The prize rewards an outstanding honours, masters or doctoral thesis on a significant subject on military, social, or medical aspects of Australian wartime history.  Further information. 

‘Foregrounding Irish Women: The Antipodes and Beyond’, 24th ISAANZ Conference CFP

10-12 December, Adelaide The Antipodes: the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played their part in Irish history, literature and the Sciences, especially in Australia and New Zealand. The conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, Read more …

Local Communities, Global Networks: AHA Conference Registration Open

A reminder that conference registrations are still open. Please note that there is an invoice option of 30-day payments for those who need it. The draft conference program is also available on the conference website.   Presenter Registrations close 1 June 2019   Attendance Registrations close 7 July 2019  Full details  

AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference 2019 Teacher Scholarship:

Funding Opportunity for Secondary School History Teachers  The AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference Teacher Scholarship supports a secondary school History teacher to attend the annual Australian Historical Association Conference to promote engagement between History teachers and the broader historical community. Funding for this scheme is made possible by a generous donation from Honest History which supports Read more …

‘Before Mardi Gras: Gay+ in the 1970s’, 2019 ALGA History Conference CFP

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 2019, Australian National University, Canberra The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives is pleased to announce that our next history conference will be held in Canberra in November 2019, supported by the ACT Government Office for LGBTIQ Affairs and the ANU School of History. This year’s conference takes place shortly Read more …

Congratulations to Timothy Calabria who has been awarded the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History prize for 2018

Congratulations to Timothy Calabria whose paper “The Bungalow and the Transformation of the ‘Half-Caste’ Category in Central Australia” has won the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History prize for 2018.  This prize is awarded for the best paper presented by a higher degree student or early career researcher at the annual law and history conference and subsequently submitted Read more …