In order to help historians throughout Australia plan attendance at conferences and workshops the AHA wishes to advise that the annual AHA conference will be held each year in July of the AVCC common week.


2015 AHA Conference: ‘Foundational Histories’

6–10 July, University of Sydney

University of Queensland, 7-11 July 2014

Please note: presenters at AHA Conferences must be members of
the Australian Historical Association.

Migration in Global History: Peoples, Plants, Plagues, and Ports

Asian Association of World Historians Third Congress

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

29–31 May 2015


Royals on Tour: The Politics and Pageantry of Royal Visits

University of Sydney, Australia

11-12 June 2015


Memory in Poland of the Rescuers and the Rescued from the Holocaust (International Conference)

Warsaw, Poland

11-12 June 2015

Contact in Australia is Aleksandra Hadzelek, University of Technology Sydney.


Interrogating the In-between

UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

University of New South Wales, Sydney

12 June 2015


Ireland’s Others: Diversity in History and Culture

21st Australasian Irish Studies Conference

National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

18–20 June 2015


Australasian Mining History Association 21st Conference

Darwin, NT

21–25 June 2015

In Relation: Children, Youth and Belonging

SHCY 8th Biennial Conference

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

24-26 June 2015


Brothers and Sisters in Arms: Historicising Indigenous Military Service’

Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia

25-26 June 2015

This conference is part of the ARC-funded project ‘Serving our Country: A History of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in the Defence of Australia.


DH2015 – Global Digital Humanities

Annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)

University of Western Sydney

29 June – 3 July 2015


Savage Worlds: German Understandings of Non-European Peoples 1815–1918

City Campus, Flinders University, Australia

29 June – 1 July 2015


Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine – 14th Biennial Conference

Australian Catholic University campus, North Sydney

30 June – 3 July 2015


Australia New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA) Conference

Caulfield Campus, Monash University, Australia

30 June – 3 July 2015


Missions, Methods and Management

The Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine 14th Biennial Conference

Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, Australia

30 June – 4 July 2015


European Society for Environmental History 2015

Versailles, France

30 June – Saturday 4 July 2015


Sporting Traditions XX: Old Stories – New Histories

Australian Society for Sports History

Darwin, Australia

1–3 July 2015


XVIIth Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (FHAANZ) Conference

Queensland University of Technology

1–3 July 2015


Dragon Tails 2015: 4th Australasian Conference on Overseas Chinese History & Heritage

Hotel Sheridan, Cairns, Qld

2–5 July 2015


Foundational Religious Histories: Local and Global, Past and Present

Religious History Association Annual Conference 2015

Part of the 2015 AHA conference, University of Sydney

7 July 2015


Good and Mad Women: Histories of Gender, Then and Now

Australian Women’s History Network Symposium 2015

Part of the 2015 AHA conference, University of Sydney

8 July 2015


The Asia-Pacific War, 1931-1945

Australian National University, Canberra Australia

9–11 July 2015


War, Violence, Aftermaths: Europe and the Wider World

Australasian Association for European History (AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference

University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

14–17 July 2015


ANZAMEMS 10th Biennial International Conference

Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

14–18 July 2015


NewMac Humanities Postgraduate Symposium: Breaching Boundaries

Macquarie University, Sydney

17 July 2015


REHAB 2015 – 2nd International Conference on Preservation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings and Structures

Porto, Portugal

22–24 July 2015


Re-Reading Romanticism: Imagination, Emotion, Nature, and Things

3rd Biennial Conference of the Romantic Studies Association of Australia

University of Melbourne

23-25 July 2015


Rotterdam, The Netherlands

26-31 July 2015


Christianity and Crisis: 2015 Evangelical History Association Conference

The Scott's College, Bellevue Hill, Sydney

8 August 2015


Jinan, China

27-28 August 2015


Fast Forward: Oral History in a Time of Change

Oral History Australia Biennial Conference 2015

State Library of Western Australia, Perth

9–12 September 2015


Global Deserts: Environmental History in Arid Lands

University of Arizona, Tucson

14–15 September 2015


Constitutional Patriotism: Founding Documents and the Emotions from Magna Carta to the Declaration of Human Rights

A Collaboratory at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

University of Adelaide

17–18 September 2015


Thinking Labour Rights through the Coolie Question

Symposium to be held as part of the Laureate Research Program in International History

University of Sydney, Australia

17–18 September 2015


SHARING CULTURES 2015 –4th International Conference on Intangible Heritage

Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

21–23 September 2015


Racing into History

History Teachers’ Association of Australia National Conference

Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne

29 September – 1 October 2015


9th Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc.

Mount Gambier, South Australia

21–23 October 2015


Race, Mobility and Imperial Networks: Charting the Transnational Asia-Pacific World, 1800-2015

RMIT and La Trobe Universities, Melbourne

9–11 November 2015


From Outlaws to In-Laws: 2015 Australian Homosexual Histories Conference


13–14 November 2015


9th Australian Media Traditions Conference: Soundings and Sightings

National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra

3–4 December 2015


Intersecting and Contested Histories of Education

Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Annual Conference

Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

4–6 December 2015


League of Nations: Histories, Legacies and Impact

University of Melbourne, Australia

10–11 December 2015


Legal Reform and Innovation

Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference 2015

University of Adelaide

10–12 December 2015


After Empire: The League of Nations and the former Habsburg Lands

University of Vienna, Austria

11–12 December 2015


13th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference (UHPH)

Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland

31–3 February 2016


Histories of the Red Cross Movement: Continuities and Change

Flinders University, Adelaide

9–11 September 2016