Congratulations to Lauren Samuelsson for winning the 2018 Ken Inglis Prize

Congratulations to Lauren Samuelsson who has been awarded the 2018 Ken Inglis Prize for pest paper presented by a postgraduate student at the AHA conference. The paper, ‘The Imitation Game: Mock Foods in the Australian Women’s Weekly, 1933–1982’, ‘was considered by the judges to be ‘a valuable and original contribution to the historiography of Australian food.’ 

Congratulations to Dorothy Kass and Craig Campbell for the publication of ‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations: educational historians and museums at work’

Congratulations to Dorothy Kass and Craig Campbell for the publication of ‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations: educational historians and museums at work’, a special issue of the journal History of Educational History Vol. 47, no. 2 (2018).  Further information.

Congratulations to Davina Jackson for the publication of ‘Data Cities: How Satellites are Transforming Architecture and Design’

Congratulations to Davina Jackson for the publication of Data Cities: How Satellites are Transforming Architecture and Design (Lund Humphries 2018). The book examines how rocket science and electromagnetic technologies have disrupted traditional processes in architecture and are expanding potentials for environmental design in the third millennium. Further information.

Congratulations to co-editors Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott for the publication of ‘How the Personal became Political’

Congratulations to co-editors Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott for the publication of How the Personal became Political, a Special Issue of Australian Feminist Studies Vol. 33 No. 95 (2018). Article authors for this special issue on Australia’s revolutions in gender and sexuality in the 1970s include Elizabeth Reid, Susan Magarey, Evan Smith, Isobelle Barrett Meyering, Clare Read more …

Congratulations to Mia Spizzica for her new edited anthology ‘Hidden Lives: War, Internment and Australia’s Italians’

Congratulations to Mia Spizzica for the publication of her new edited anthology Hidden Lives: War, Internment and Australia’s Italians (Glass House Books [Interactive Publications], 2018). The collection includes academic essays on internment history, and 15 eyewitness testimonies written by families of internees on the detention of Italian civilians in Australia during WW2. Further information.

Congratulations to Lynette Russell for her recognition on the Monash University Honour Roll ‘Recognising Academic Leadership.’

Congratulations to Lynette Russell who has been recognised on the Monash University Honour Roll ‘Recognising Academic Leadership.’ The Honour Roll was established in 2012 and Lynette is the first member of the Arts Faculty to have been honoured in this way. Lynette has been an outstanding leader across the Faculty and University over a long period, in addition to her Read more …

Congratulations to Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby for their new book ‘Academic Ambassadors, Pacific Allies: Australia America and the Fulbright Program’

Congratulations to Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby for their book Academic Ambassadors, Pacific Allies: Australia America and the Fulbright Program (Manchester University Press, Key Studies in Diplomacy series, 2018). Drawing on previously unexplored archives and oral history, the authors investigate the educational, political and diplomatic dimensions of a complex bi-national program as experienced by Australian Read more …

Congratulations to guest editor Mark Finnane and contributors to the special issue of ‘law&history’ on the criminal trial in Australia

Congratulations to guest editor Mark Finnane as well as contributors including Lisa Featherstone, Andy Kaladelfos, and Alana Piper for the publication of a special issue of law&history (vol.5:2 2018) on the criminal trial in Australia: offenders and victims. Further information.

Congratulations to editors Warwick Anderson, Miranda Johnson and Barbara Brookes for their new book ‘Pacific Futures: Past and Present’

Congratulations to Warwick Anderson, Miranda Johnson and Barbara Brookes, editors of the recently published Pacific Futures: Past and Present (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018). Congratulations to all contributors to this work, which brings together a diverse set of approaches to, and examples of, how futures are being conceived in the Pacific region and have been Read more …