Applications open for AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme

The AHA is pleased to open applications for the AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme. This award supports Early Career Researcher historians to develop their professional skills. Specifically, it will link Early Career Researchers with senior historians who will mentor them in the development of new and innovative works of historical scholarship, in the form of Read more …

ECR/HDR Mentoring Scheme

Responses to our ECR survey indicated that ECRs are looking to develop their mentoring skills to, amongst other things, start preparing for future supervision responsibilities, and to forge stronger links with the HDR community. With that in mind, the ECR representatives, Chelsea Barnett, Joel Barnes and Anna Temby, have been working with the HDR representative, Joshua Black, Read more …

AHA Newsletter 10 December 2020

AHA Newsletter 10 December 2020   Contents  AHA News | Congratulations | Announcements | Opportunities | Call for Papers | Reminders   AHA NEWS  Many members did not receive the AHA’s 3 December 2020 newsletter as it was labelled as spam by some email servers. The AHA would like to apologise and is working to find a Read more …

Allan Martin Award Applications Open – *ECRs take note*

The 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 to Read more …

2020 Marian Quartly Prize

Winner: Jeremy Martens, ‘The Mrs Freer case revisited: marriage, morality and the state in interwar Australia,’ History Australia 16.3 (2019)  Jeremy Martens’ article is a masterclass in how the examination of a particular ‘case’ can open up significant questions about the entanglement of race, gender, sexuality and class in the management of settler national borders. Read more …

2020 Ann Curthoys Prize

Six entries were submitted in consideration for this year’s Ann Curthoys prize, which is awarded for the best unpublished article-length work by an Early Career Researcher (within 5 years of PhD graduation) in any one or combination of the fields in which Ann has published. It is worth $750. The editors of History Australia gratefully acknowledge Read more …

2020-2022 AHA Executive Committee Members

At the AHA AGM, held online on Thursday 2 July at 5.00pm, the following office bearers and ordinary members were elected to the Executive Committee: President: Melanie Oppenheimer  Vice President:  Frank Bongiorno  Secretary: Noah Riseman  Treasurer: Romain Fathi  Ordinary Members: Nancy Cushing, Benjamin Jones, Amanda Nettelbeck, Emily O’Gorman and Laura Rademaker Postgraduate rep: Joshua Black  ECR rep: Chelsea Barnett, Joel Barnes and Anna Temby  Immediate Past President: Joy Damousi  Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship 2020 Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the 2020 NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships, which provide assistance with digitisation of material held by the National Archives. The judges noted the successful applicants had ‘exciting, diverse and challenging research projects,’ and we congratulate the four recipients:  Yianni Cartledge for the project ‘Aegean Islander Migration to the United Kingdom, United States and Australia, Read more …