Hannah Forsyth is Lecturer in History and ARC DECRA Fellow at ACU in Sydney. Find out what book changed her life here.
The History Council of Victoria, an AHA affiliate, is launching a Friends program. For the first time, this gives everyone the chance to support their work to advocate for history and to educate Victorians about the value of history. The official launch of the Friends of the History Council of Victoria will be in Melbourne Read more …
AHA affiliate Honest History has just posted new material on a 1967 Vietnam War protest on a surfboard, the marriage equality debate and Australian progressivism, the stodgy and unimaginative program of Armistice Centenary grants, Carmen Lawrence’s 2006 book Fear and Politics and its continuing relevance, and the FBI’s harassment of Australian historian Les Jauncey. There are reviews Read more …
The Australian Women’s History Network blog is running a fascinating and timely series on marriage equality. Read about Marriage in Homosexual Histories, LGBTI Military Service Members and their Partners and Legalising History in the Marriage Equality Debate.
Dr Lyndon Megarrity is a historian currently based in Townsville who has taught history and political science at tertiary level over a number of years. He offers some great advice for those trying to navigate the world of history… read it here.
Gemmia completed her PhD at the University of Queensland in 2010 earlier this year and is currently working two jobs, full time as a cultural heritage consultant at Australian Heritage Specialists, and as a casual research assistant at UQ. Read about her experiences as an emerging historian here.
In the latest in the AHA ERC blog A&A series, Deakin University’s David Lowe discusses his continuing love of history, why history matters and the intellectual mentors who have inspired him … read it here.
André Brett is a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Wollongong, who completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne in August 2014. Read his thoughts on the trials and triumphs of emerging as a historian here.
Jordy Silverstein is an ARC Postdoctoral Associate with the ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Child Refugees and Australian Internationalism: 1920 to the Present’, led by Professor Joy Damousi. As part of this project, she is investigating the history of Australian Government policy directed towards child refugees from 1970 to the present. In this week’s AHA ECR blog Read more …
The ECR representatives have lined up a two part special on how to land your dream job. In Part 2, Martin Crotty talks about job interviews, explaining what interviewers are looking for (and what will turn them off) and giving tips on how to make sure you shine in any interview. Read it here.