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 Tanya Josev for winning the 2018 Law and Society Association of Australian and New Zealand’s Early Career Researcher Book Prize

Congratulations to Tanya Josev for winning the 2018 Law and Society Association of Australian and New Zealand’s Early Career Researcher Book Prize for The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate. The Prize is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to the field of law and society from an Australian or Read more …

Congratulations to Amanda Nettelbeck for publishing ‘Indigenous Rights and Colonial Subjecthood: Protection and Reform in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire’

Congratulations to Amanda Nettelbeck for the publication of Indigenous Rights and Colonial Subjecthood: Protection and Reform in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The book charts how the 19th century British imperial imperative to protect indigenous rights represented more than moral obligation; it carried an agenda of legal reform that arose from the Read more …

Congratulations to Stephanie James and co-authors on the publication of ‘Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights.’

Congratulations to Stephanie James and co-authors on the publication of Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights (Wakefield Press, 2019). The book charts Irish settlement from as far north as Pekina, to the state’s south-east and Mount Gambier. It follows the diverse fortunes of the Irish-born elite, as well as doctors, farmers, lawyers, orphans, parliamentarians, Read more …