Newcastle 2018 Conference

Preparations for ‘Entangled Histories’, the AHA 2018 conference are coming along apace. Keynote speakers include Professor Dane Kennedy, Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University; Professor Christina Twomey, Head of History, Monash University; and Associate Professor Michelle Moravec, a digital historian who works primarily in computational linguistics. Early bird registration closes Monday 1 Read more …

Another keynote speaker confirmed for AHA 2016

Adam Wilkinson will deliver the address ‘The death of the moral prerogative – why bother with urban conservation’ in July in Ballarat at AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust. Adam is Director of Edinburgh World Heritage. With an MA in Medieval History and Russian Language, an MSc in Historic Conservation and a broad knowledge of Read more …

AHA 2016: From Boom To Bust – update

The AHA 2016 conference website now includes registration costs (though registrations are not yet open) and information about accommodation (July is a peak tourist period for Ballarat and conference delegates are advised to book accommodation early). If you are on the home page for the conference you will see ‘Accommodation’ and ‘Registration’ links in the Read more …

The Making of a Reformer: Don Dunstan before the Dunstan Decade

Angela Woollacott’s AHA 2016 presidential address, ‘The Making of a Reformer: Don Dunstan before the Dunstan Decade’, will be presented at the 2016 AHA annual conference in Ballarat on the evening of 4 July in the National Heritage Listed Trades Hall. It was built in 1877 as a meeting place for Ballarat’s trade unions and Read more …

2015 AHA Conference: ‘Foundational Histories’

History abounds with metaphors of foundation: the foundations of knowledge or the discipline, as well as the foundational narratives of nations. These metaphorical foundations do not stand on solid rock, but can be unsettled, shifted and shaken. The AHA Conference will do some gentle shaking in 2015, a year when many Australians will celebrate the Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries

This funding opportunity for postgraduate students and independent historians encourages and supports emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the annual AHA conference. Ten bursaries, of $700 each, will be used for travel and accommodation by participants at the AHA conference at the University of Sydney, 6–10 July 2015; the conference registration fee Read more …