AHA History Postgraduate Database

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) is currently developing a new nation-wide Postgraduate Database, which is intended to make Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates in Australian history more discoverable and accessible. This database is being developed for the benefit of HDR candidates and AHA members alike, and will be housed on the AHA’s website. The AHA Read more …

Unfinished Business: AHA 2021 UNSW Conference Call for Papers

29 November-2 December 2021, State Library of New South Wales & UNSW Sydney   The Australian Historical Association is delighted to launch the call for proposals for the 39th AHA Conference. Co-organised with UNSW Sydney, the AHA 2021 Conference will bring together scholars from across the disciplines with a shared interest in history. The conference is Read more …

‘Skills for New Historians’ Seminar Series 2021

The AHA is delighted to announce a new ECR initiative, the new monthly ‘Skills for New Historians’ Seminar Series. This series will offer advice and guidance on academic life, and the various things emerging historians need to think about as they move into new phases of their careers. Seminars will focus on developing skills in relation to grants, publishing, and book proposals, to name just Read more …

2021 AHA-Copyright Agency Early Career Mentorships  

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the AHA-Copyright Agency Early Career Mentorships. The judges were most impressed with the high quality of the topics and the enthusiastic support of proposed mentors and institutions. We are delighted to announce the successful applicants and look forward to seeing their work published over the next year. Warm congratulations to Simon Graham, Niro 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 …

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 …

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 …