‘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 …

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

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  Economic History has become a vibrant interdisciplinary area of inquiry in recent years, with renewed interest from partners in history and economics, policymakers, and the public. This strand will bring together scholars from business, economic and social history to discuss the latest sources, techniques, interpretations, questions Read more …

Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  The relationship between France and Australia has had enduring political, cultural and social impacts on both countries, their respective regions and the world. The complex geo-political shifts currently taking place in the Pacific and the recent strategic rapprochement between the two middle powers are rooted in 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 …

‘Before Mardi Gras: Gay+ in the 1970s’, 2019 ALGA History Conference CFP

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 2019, Australian National University, Canberra The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives is pleased to announce that our next history conference will be held in Canberra in November 2019, supported by the ACT Government Office for LGBTIQ Affairs and the ANU School of History. This year’s conference takes place shortly Read more …