Funding for ECRs

The AHA’s Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It is available to all early career historians (within five years of the award of their PhD degree), whether academic, professional, or public historians working in museums, war memorials and other institutions. Funding of up Read more …

2017 AHA prizes

The two annual AHA prizes were announced at the conference dinner on Thursday 6 July 2017. Congratulations to James Findlay, who won the 2017 Jill Roe Prize for an unpublished history essay by a postgraduate student with his ‘Cinematic Landscapes, Dark Tourism and the Ghosts of Port Arthur’ (full citation here) and to Benjamin Mountford whose Read more …

Ann McGrath, AM, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow

The AHA is thrilled to offer its warm congratulations to Professor Ann McGrath (Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at ANU) who received two well-deserved acknowledgements of her significant contribution to the history profession in Australia and influential scholarly work. On 5 June 2017  she was awarded the prestigious Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship for her Read more …

Jill Roe Prize

The AHA’s Jill Roe Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work  of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. The next Jill Roe Prize will be awarded in July 2017. Applications are now open and close Friday 31 March 2017. Further information.

Allan Martin Award: extension of deadline

To encourage a greater number of applicants, the deadline for the Allan Martin Award has been extended until Tuesday 31 January 2017. The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular Read more …

2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlist

Congratulations to AHA members shortlisted in the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Sheila Fitzpatrick’s On Stalin’s Team: the Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics is on the shortlist for the Non-fiction Prize and Peter Monteath and Valerie Munt’s Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose is on the shortlist for the Australian Read more …

2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Warm congratulations to AHA members Stuart Macintyre, Ann McGrath and Tanya Evans, who won the following categories at the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, announced at the State Library of New South Wales on 2 September: Australian History Prize: Stuart Macintyre, Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (NewSouth Publishing). General History Prize: Ann Read more …

2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards shortlists

Congratulations to AHA members shortlisted for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, in the following categories: Australian History Prize: Frank Bongiorno, The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia Alison Holland, Just Relations: The Story of Mary Bennett’s Crusade for Aboriginal Rights Stuart Macintyre, Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s General History Prize: Read more …