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 …

Congratulations to Lynette Russell for receiving an ARC 2019 Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Lynette Russell for receiving an ARC 2019 Laureate Fellowship. This fellowship aims to examine one thousand years of dynamic encounters between Australia’s Indigenous peoples and voyagers from the sea. The project expects to use an interdisciplinary, multilingual team to generate new understandings by synthesising historical, archaeological, anthropological and linguistic sources from Australian and European collections. Expected outcomes Read more …

AHA Early Career Researcher Blog: Call for contributors

André Brett, the early career researcher representative on the AHA executive, invites contributions for the AHA’s early career researcher blog. Any proposal from or of interest to ECRs is welcome. André is particularly interested in submissions on the following three themes: – historians at any career stage who would like to contribute to a proposed Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship Round 1 2019 Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the Round One 2019 NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships, which provide assistance with digitisation of material held by the National Archives. We congratulate the two recipients: Madeleine Regan for their project ‘‘Establishing Family Market Gardens and Transplanting Veneto Identity to the Western Suburbs of Adelaide 1920s-1970s’; and Beth Marsden for their project “’Education for what?” Assimilation, Read more …