NAA-AHA scholarships application due date extended!

In recognition of the widespread disruptions caused by Covid-19, the AHA and NAA are extending the due date for the NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship. Applications are now due Friday 17th April 2020. National Archives of Australia-Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in Read more …

COVID-19: An important message for AHA Members

As a result of COVID-19, there are three urgent matters arising relating to the Australian Historical Association.   AHA Annual Conference 2020 It is with great regret that, given the latest developments with COVID-19, the AHA conference will not go ahead from 29 June-3rd July 2020 at Deakin University. With recent government directives on health and safety and the restrictions Read more …

‘Diversity – Dig into Mining History’, Australasian Mining History Association Inc., 26th Annual Conference CFP

9-14 November 2020, Bathurst, NSW The theme of the 26th annual AMHA conference is ‘Diversity: Dig into Mining History and Heritage.’ The Bathurst region is the cradle of early copper mining in NSW and the birthplace of the first Australian gold rushes. There will be field trips to some of the iconic and historic sites in this scenic area. The Read more …

‘The Historical Dimension’: Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools Conference CFP

9-10 November 2020, University of Sydney AAHANZBS invite papers addressing the conference theme, including papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools. Convenors also invite papers / panel suggestions around teaching and Read more …

‘Generations and Generational Change’: Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Conference CFP

19-20 November 2020, University of Melbourne For historians of education, the notion of generations has been a powerful organising concept, sometimes engaged explicitly, often implicitly. Schools, for example, have been written about as part of the formation of new generations, and as mediating generational disruptions and continuities of educational ideas, professional norms, family expectations, new Read more …

AHA2020 Call for Panellists – CFP ‘Sexpertise: Sex, Knowledge, Science and Medicine in Australia and New Zealand’

Panel at Australian Historical Association Conference, Deakin University Waterfront Campus, 29 June – 3 July, 2020 Convenor/initiator: Kate Davison, University of Melbourne Historical research on Australasian sexology, sexual science, queer and gender diverse experiences of psychological and general medicine, and the production of expert knowledges around sexuality remains disjointed. Important early contributions have been made Read more …

Labour History Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History invites its members to submit papers for the Australian Historical Association’s 2020 conference. The convenors welcome proposals for papers and panels on any geographical area, time-period, or field of history, especially those relating to the theme of urgent Read more …

Children’s History Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  The inaugural “Children’s History” stream will be launched at the 2020 Australian Historical Association conference. Despite some groundbreaking work being done by Australian scholars in the histories of children and youth, for a long time we have lacked our own organisation. In the United States the Society for the History Read more …