Congratulations to contributors of ‘Remembering Migration: Oral Histories and Heritage in Australia’

Congratulations to contributors to the new collection edited by Kate Darian-Smith and Paula Hamilton Remembering Migration: Oral Histories and Heritage in Australia (Palgrave Macmillan 2019). This book provides the first comprehensive study of diverse migrant memories and what they mean for Australia in the twenty-first century.  Drawing on rich case studies, it captures the changing political and cultural Read more …

Allan Martin Award Applications Open

The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It is available to all early career historians (within five years of the award of their PhD degree), whether academic, professional, or public historians working in museums, war memorials and other institutions. Funding of up to Read more …

New AHA ECR Blog 

This blog post is cross-posted with the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand’s blog. It features ECR Henry Reese, recipient of two awards associated with the AHA’s recent conference at USQ: an AHA-CAL travel bursary supported his attendance, and he won the EHSANZ Postgraduate and ECR Development Prize for the paper he delivered. He describes his research and the challenges and Read more …

Congratulations to shortlisted authors for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019

Congratulations to the shortlisted authors for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019, including AHA members: Australian History Prize: Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell, Taking Liberty: Indigenous Rights and Settler-Self-Government in Colonial Australia, 1830-1890 Meredith Lake, The Bible in Australia: A Cultural History Laura Rademaker, Found in Translation: Many Meanings on a North Australian Mission General Read more …

AHA Early Career Researcher Blog: Call for contributors

André Brett, the early career researcher representative on the AHA executive, invites contributions for the AHA’s early career researcher blog. Any proposal from or of interest to ECRs is welcome. André is particularly interested in submissions on the following three themes: – historians at any career stage who would like to contribute to a proposed Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship Round 1 2019 Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the Round One 2019 NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships, which provide assistance with digitisation of material held by the National Archives. We congratulate the two recipients: Madeleine Regan for their project ‘‘Establishing Family Market Gardens and Transplanting Veneto Identity to the Western Suburbs of Adelaide 1920s-1970s’; and Beth Marsden for their project “’Education for what?” Assimilation, Read more …