AHA journal evaluation list 2020

After full and extensive consultation with the AHA membership, a list describing where various measurements have been applied to journals has been created. The AHA Executive decided that the AHA would not rank journals itself but rather provide members with a compilation of existing journal metrics (eg Scimago, H-index, impact factors). The idea behind the Read more …

AHA Executive Committee: Call for Nominations 2020

In accordance with the Constitution of the Australian Historical Association, elections are held every two years for membership of the Association’s Executive Committee. The term of office for the incoming Executive will be from the date of the Annual General Meeting in 2020 to that of the Annual General Meeting in 2022. A thoughtful, hard Read more …

COVID-19: An important message for AHA Members

As a result of COVID-19, there are three urgent matters arising relating to the Australian Historical Association.   AHA Annual Conference 2020 It is with great regret that, given the latest developments with COVID-19, the AHA conference will not go ahead from 29 June-3rd July 2020 at Deakin University. With recent government directives on health and safety and the restrictions Read more …

AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference 2020 Teacher Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the AHA/Honest History Teacher Scholarship. The scheme supports a secondary school History teacher to attend the annual Australian Historical Association Conference to promote engagement between History teachers and the broader historical community. Funding for this scheme is made possible by a generous donation from Honest History which Read more …

Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme. The scheme provides financial assistance to facilitate participation in the AHA annual conference and was made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Emerita Jill Roe (1940–2017), an historian who made a very significant contribution to the Read more …

Patrick Wolfe Early Career Researcher Conference Bursary Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the inaugural Patrick Wolfe Early Career Researcher Conference Bursary. The scheme, set up in honour of Dr Patrick Wolfe, assists an early career researcher participate in the AHA annual conference and attend the conference dinner. There was a competitive field and we are delighted to announce the successful joint recipients. We Read more …

AHA Submission to the Inquiry into the NSW State Records Act and the Policy Paper on its Review

The NSW Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Issues is conducting an inquiry into proposed changes to the current administrative arrangements of State Archives and Sydney Living Museums. The proposed changes involve the creation of a new agency designated to fulfil the current legislative responsibilities of both organisations. The AHA has lodged a submission to the enquiry, Read more …

AHA Submission to the Inquiry into the NSW State Records Act and the Policy Paper on its Review

The NSW Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Issues is conducting an inquiry into proposed changes to the current administrative arrangements of State Archives and Sydney Living Museums. The proposed changes involve the creation of a new agency designated to fulfil the current legislative responsibilities of both organisations. The AHA has lodged a submission to the enquiry, which can Read more …