NAA/AHA postgraduate scholarship, Round 1 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Francis (PhD candidate, La Trobe University) and her project ‘Why did Mrs ‘Smith’ send a submission to the Royal Commission on Human Relationships? Family life in 1970s Australia’ and Holly Taylor (PhD candidate, University of Washington) with her project ‘Preserving Places That Matter: The Origins of Social Value in Australian Heritage Conservation’, Read more …

2017 AHA prizes

The two annual AHA prizes were announced at the conference dinner on Thursday 6 July 2017. Congratulations to James Findlay, who won the 2017 Jill Roe Prize for an unpublished history essay by a postgraduate student with his ‘Cinematic Landscapes, Dark Tourism and the Ghosts of Port Arthur’ (full citation here) and to Benjamin Mountford whose Read more …

AHA 2017: Newcastle

A big vote of appreciation to the conference organising committee from Newcastle: Philip Dwyer, Nancy Cushing, Victoria Haskins, Lyndall Ryan, Julie McIntyre, James Bennett, Kate Ariotti and Kit Candlin. Not only did they turn on magnificent weather, they put together a wide-ranging, stimulating and inclusive program – of both academic papers and social events – in beautiful venues. Thank Read more …

NEWCASTLE 2017: AHA CONFERENCE NEWS

Digital History Workshop Associate Professor Michelle Moravec of Rosemont College, Philadelphia, will hold a workshop on the use of computational linguistics in historical research on the first day of the Newcastle conference: 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday 3 July 2017, University House. A few places remain; register through the conference website. Welcome reception Immediately after Read more …

AHA Conference Newcastle 2017 – still time to present – late call for abstracts

The almost-final program has eight panels with only two speakers each. In order to fill those panels, the organisers would be happy to consider late abstracts that coincide with one of those themes. Please let your colleagues know that there is still an opportunity to present at Newcastle 2017 and contact the organisers as soon Read more …