NAA/AHA postgraduate scholarship, Round 1 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Francis (PhD candidate, La Trobe University) and her project ‘Why did Mrs ‘Smith’ send a submission to the Royal Commission on Human Relationships? Family life in 1970s Australia’ and Holly Taylor (PhD candidate, University of Washington) with her project ‘Preserving Places That Matter: The Origins of Social Value in Australian Heritage Conservation’, Read more …

Further funding for AHA/Copyright Agency Bursary Scheme

We are pleased to announce that the AHA has secured funding to run the AHA-Copyright Agency Bursary Scheme for a further three years, 2017-2019. The Scheme has been running since 2009 and has attracted 315 applications from emerging historians, either currently enrolled in a PhD program at a university or working as an independent scholar. Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursary winners

We are pleased to announce the award of the AHA-Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the AHA conference at the Federation University Australia, Ballarat, 4–8 July, 2016. The decisions were made by judges Melanie Oppenheimer, Kate Darian-Smith and Melissa Harper. Funding for this Scheme is generously provided by the Copyright Agency, Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships April 2016

Students enrolled in a Masters or PhD degree in history are invited to apply for the first round of National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships in 2016. These scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. For example, scholars may be based in one city and want Read more …

NAA/AHA scholarship winners

The National Archives of Australia and the AHA have awarded two new scholarships to support postgraduate archival research into unexplored aspects of Australia’s history. The latest winners of the twice-yearly joint scholarships for 2015–16 are PhD candidates Catherine Horne from the Australian National University (ANU) and Fallon Mody from the University of Melbourne. Read the Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency bursary scheme open

The AHA in association with the Copyright Agency is pleased to announce the availability of travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The $700 bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The bursary is to be used to cover travel and Read more …

AHA member 2015 Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize winner

The 2015 Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize winner is James Keating (University of New South Wales) for his paper ‘“An Utter Absence of National Feeling”? Australian Women and the International Suffrage Movement, 1900–1914’. Judges Christina Twomey and Kate Hunter said: ‘The article makes a distinctive contribution to the historiography on the Australian suffrage movement, delivers new Read more …

Biography and Public Policy: A Masterclass with Dr Peter Edwards

Does your research project involve aspects of the intersection of biographical perspectives and the historical analysis of public policy formation, implementation and influence? In this masterclass, Dr Peter Edwards, a prize-winning historian and biographer, will reflect on the issues of research, interpretation and presentation arising from the fusion of biography and public policy as they Read more …