Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme Applications Open

The second round of the Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme is now open. The scheme will support 5 Early Career Research historians to attend and present at the AHA annual conference. The scholarship, valued at $1000 per applicant, provides financial assistance for ECR applicants with little or no institutional support. The Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Postgraduate Conference Bursaries Applications Open

The Australian Historical Association in association with the Copyright Agency offers travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference.   Applications close 13 March 2020.  Further information.  

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 …