Lecturer in the History of Britain and the World (19th century to the present), University of York, UK

The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the History of Britain and the World (19th century to present). The Department’s preference is for candidates working on Britain’s relationship with Europe, Empire or other geographies; on areas such as gender and transnational networks; and with the potential for public policy engagement. The position Read more …

Voyages and Visions – A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

Celebrate the inspirational careers of two of Australia’s most eminent historians: UNSW Scientia Professors John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell. This landmark three-day event brings together historians from all over Australia and internationally to share ground-breaking new work on empires and exploration, cross-cultural encounters, the history of science, American exceptionalism, and social and environmental visionaries.

Voyages and Visions Postgraduate Day

This postgraduate workshop is part of a three day celebration of the careers of Scientia Professors John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell (emeritus). Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their work and their field with John Gascoigne, Ian Tyrrell, Lisa Ford, Grace Karskens (all UNSW), Tony Ballantyne (Dunedin), Tom Griffiths (ANU) and Richard White (Stanford). Read more …

Masters and Servants: Cultures of Empire in the Tropics

Claire Lowrie’s Masters and Servants: Cultures of Empire in the Tropics (Studies in Imperialism Series, Manchester University Press) will be launched by Ann Curthoys. Professor Curthoys will deliver a lecture ‘Looking for gender? Writing Aboriginal-settler relations into Australian political history‘, prior to the launch. RSVP Alice Knaggs by 10 June 2016.

Voyages and Visions: A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

This celebration of the inspirational careers of two of Australia’s most eminent historians will be held 30 June to 2 July. There are a number of ways you can be involved: Cocktail Party and Keynote Address by Tom Griffiths, ‘Global Dreaming: Australia and the World’, $30 or Conference (2-day) and Cocktail Party/Tom Griffiths address: $150. Read more …

Voyages and Visions: A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

Registrations are now open for a three day celebration of two inspirational careers. This event brings together historians from all over Australia and internationally to share ground-breaking new work on empires and exploration, cross-cultural encounters, the history of science, American exceptionalism, and social and environmental visionaries. Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July 2016, University Read more …