Marian Quartly Prize Announcement

The current editors are pleased to announce the inaugural Marian Quartly Prize (previous the Taylor and Francis prize) for the best article published in History Australia in a calendar year.  The editors approached Taylor and Francis, who fund the prize, with the proposed change of name to honour the first editor of History Australia and Read more …

Congratulations to Philip Deery and Anita Stelmach, joint winners of the Wakefield Press Essay Prize

The History Council of South Australia have announced joint winners of the Wakefield Press Essay Prize. First essay prize winner is Professor Philip Deery for his essay ‘Spying in South Australia: “Comrade Anne” and ASIO’s infiltration of the South Australian Communist Party’. Second essay winner is Flinders University PhD student, Anita Stelmach, who won the Read more …

Congratulations to Ana Stevenson who has been awarded the W. Turrentine Jackson (Article) Prize

Congratulations to Ana Stevenson who has been awarded the W. Turrentine Jackson (Article) Prize, awarded by the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, for her paper, ‘Imagining Women’s Suffrage Frontier Landscapes and the Transnational Print Culture of Australia, New Zealand, and the United States,’ in Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 87 No. 4 (Fall 2018): 638-666. This article was developed from an AHA/CAL bursary Read more …

‘History Australia’ 16, No. 1, 2019 Now Online

The AHA and History Australia editorial team are pleased to announce that the first 2019 issue, a special issue entitled ‘Coming Home’, is now available online! With special thanks to guest editors Bart Ziino and Romain Fathi, and to the outgoing Flinders editorial team. Article authors include Matthew Haultain-Gall, Martin Crotty, Julia Smart, Nicole Davis, George Vanags, William Scates Frances, Emily Gallagher and Bruce Read more …

Congratulations to Carla Pascoe Leahy and Alistair Thomson for co-editing the special issue on ‘Parenting’ in the journal ‘Oral History’.

Congratulations to Carla Pascoe Leahy and Alistair Thomson for the publication of their co-edited special issue on ‘Parenting’ in Oral History. The issue includes papers on parenting, mothering, fathering and grandparenting across Australia, Israel, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Contributors include AHA members Miranda Francis and Katie Holmes.  Further information. 

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 …