Open Letter from Australian historians: Climate-Linked Fires Summer 2020

The recent catastrophic and tragic bushfires have demonstrated the urgent and desperate need for action on climate change policy. Australia can no longer lag behind other countries in its poor record on climate change policy and action. The AHA urges all its members to sign this Open Letter identifying the need for immediate action. If Read more …

Green Stream, Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

In 2019 Australia grappled with floods, bushfires, drought and a decline in the water quality in the Murray-Darling Basin. Divisive debates on water usage and fossil fuels raged during the lead up to the Federal election. Climate change has seen tens of thousands of citizens protesting on the streets. Environmental issues abound in our own Read more …

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 State Library of New South Wales Fellowships

Carol Thomas Fellowship: Sally Young for project ‘Sworn to No Masters’  Ross Steele AM Fellowship: David Hansen for the project ‘Pictures in the Collections of the State Library of NSW’  Dr AM Hertzberg AO Fellowship: Ben Huf for the project ‘Colonial Liquidity’  CH Currey Fellowship: Rebecca Jones for the project ‘Drought, Flood, Heat and Dust’  Nancy Keesing Fellowship AM: Sophie Robinson for the project ‘Lesbian Sydney in the 1990s’  Australian Religious Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Early Career Researcher Mentorship Scheme 2019 Applications Open 

The AHA is delighted to open applications for 2019’s AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme. This award supports Early Career Researcher historians to develop their professional skills. Specifically, it will link Early Career Researchers with senior historians who will mentor them in the development of new and innovative works of historical scholarship, in the form of articles that will Read more …

Assistant or Associate Environment and Sustainability Professor

Three Assistant or Associate Environment and Sustainability Professor Positions, 2020-2021, University of Buffalo   The positions are for scholars with expertise in the economic, social, political, cultural, historical, psychological, and ecological aspects of environmental and sustainability issues. The Department is especially interested in scholars who study the macro structures that affect the sustainability of societies; the Read more …