Congratulations to Jatinder Mann for the publication of ‘Redefining Citizenship in Australia, Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand’

Congratulations to Jatinder Mann for the publication of Redefining Citizenship in Australia, Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand (Peter Lang Publishing, 2019). Adopting a political and legal perspective, this book undertakes a transnational study that examines the demise of Britishness as a defining feature of the conceptualisation of citizenship in Australia, Canada, and Aotearoa New Zealand and the impact that this Read more …

Congratulations to Cheryl Ware for the publication of ‘HIV Survivors in Sydney: Memories of the Epidemic’

Congratulations to Cheryl Ware for the publication of HIV Survivors in Sydney: Memories of the Epidemic (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). This book excavates the intimate lives and memories of HIV-positive gay men in Sydney, focusing on the critical years between 1982 and 1996, when HIV went from being a terrifying unidentified disease to a chronic condition that could be managed with Read more …

2019 Allan Martin Award Announcement

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the 2019 Allan Martin Award, a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. The Award commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular his interest in and encouragement of students and younger colleagues over Read more …

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 Lyndon Megarrity for being awarded the Northern Territory Chief Minister’s History Book Award 2019

Congratulations to Lyndon Megarrity who has been awarded the Northern Territory Chief Minister’s History Book Award 2019 for Northern Dreams: The Politics of Northern Development in Australia. The book traces the political history of northern development in Australia, with a focus on the Northern Territory, North-Western Australia and Northern Queensland. Further information

Congratulations to Samuel Furphy and Amanda Nettlebeck for their new edited collection ‘Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies’

Congratulations to Samuel Furphy and Amanda Nettlebeck for the publication of their edited collection Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies (Routledge, 2019). This book explores how the concept of ‘protection’ was applied to Indigenous peoples of Britain’s antipodean colonies. Tracing evolutions in protection from the 1830s until the end of the nineteenth century, the contributors map the changes and continuities Read more …

Congratulations to the History Lab Podcast for winning the Silver Radio Prize

Congratulations to the History Lab Podcast at the Australian Centre for Public History, UTS, who have won the prestigious Silver Radio Prize at the New York Festivals Radio Awards. History Lab is Australia’s first investigative history podcast and is produced in collaboration with radio station 2SER 107.3FM. You can listen to the two hit seasons of the Read more …

AHA Journal Rankings Consultation

Because increasingly universities, job applications and the Australian Research Council (ARC) have been requiring academics to justify the quality of their work, the AHA Executive has made the decision to develop a rankings system to assist in the process. This is a pragmatic response to developments within the tertiary sector. Increasingly, universities have been designing Read more …