Religious History Association: ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’ AHA Conference Stream CFP

The conveners of the Religious History Association stream invite submissions for papers that explore the theme of ‘Local Communities,Global Networks’ as it relates to the history of religion. Very few aspects of human life have shaped local communities and global networks – and especially the relationship between the two – as consistently as religious belief,practice Read more …

Congratulations to Penny Edmonds who has won the inaugural Theory Race and Colonialism Essay (TRACE) Award of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society

Congratulations to Penny Edmonds who has won the inaugural Theory Race and Colonialism Essay (TRACE) Award of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society for her article’Emancipation Acts on the Oceanic Frontier?  Intimacy, Diplomacy, Colonial Invasion and the Legal Traces of “Protection” in the Bass Strait World, 1832,’law&history, vol.4:2 (2017) 20-45.   Congratulations also to Read more …

Congratulations to Jeannine Baker and Kate Murphy for the launch of their website ‘100 Voices that Made the BBC: Pioneering Women.’

Congratulations to Jeannine Baker and Kate Murphy for the launch of their co-curated website ‘100 Voices that Made the BBC: Pioneering Women.’ Published to coincide with the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, it explores the contribution that women have made to shaping close to 100 years of British broadcasting, including Australasian women. Further Read more …

Congratulations to Jo Bunce for the publication of ‘Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman: James Macandrew of Otago.’

Congratulations to Jo Bunce for the publication of Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman: James Macandrew of Otago (Otago University Press, 2018). This biography is a re-examination of James Macandrew’s life and political work, revealing a man who both inspired and infuriated the citizens of Otago, and New Zealand, for almost four decades. Further information.

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and co-editor for ‘Offshoot’, shortlisted for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades for the shortlisting of their edited book Offshoot: Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice (UWA Publishing 2018) for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards. Further information.