‘Victorian Margins’: AVSA at AHA 2016

‘Victorian Margins’ is the theme of the Australasian Victorian Studies Association (AVSA) affiliated conference stream at AHA 2016. The keynote speaker will be Professor Joseph Bristow (UCLA) on ‘Homosexual Blackmail in the 1890s’, drawing on research for his new study of Oscar Wilde’s two criminal trials. This event is a welcome opportunity for AVSA members Read more …

History of the Australian far left in the postwar era

Submission deadline: Monday 4 April 2016 Chapter proposals sought for an edited volume. Evan Smith (Flinders University), Matthew Worley (University of Reading) and Jon Piccini (University of Queensland) are calling for chapter proposals for an edited volume on the Australian far left in the post-war era (1945 to the present). Expanding on their work looking Read more …

Nature and Environment in Australia

Submission deadline: Monday 29 February 2016 15th Biennial Conference of the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) 28 September to 1 October 2016 at the University of Cologne, Germany Founded in 1989, the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) is a politically independent, interdisciplinary organisation devoted to furthering scholarship concerned in the broadest way with Australia and Read more …

CENDARI launched

The four-year, €6.5 million CENDARI collaborative research project was launched in Berlin on 14 January 2016. Led by historians, computer scientists and digital humanities experts at Trinity College Dublin, this collaboration by 14 partners from eight European countries integrates digital archives and resources for medieval and First World War history through a virtual research environment. Read more …

Annual History Citation

The History Council of NSW is calling for nominations for its signature award. Each year the History Council of NSW awards the Annual History Citation to an eminent historian to honour a lifetime of service to history. The Citation recognises individuals for outstanding research and scholarship and acknowledges their broader contribution through teaching, leadership, mentoring Read more …

Cultural history essay prize

To support cultural historical research and encourage scholars in their early career, the International Society for Cultural History (ISCH) offers an annual essay prize. The ISCH Prize in 2016 is €350 and the winning article will be published in the society’s journal Cultural History. The submission deadline is Sunday 15 May 2016. The winner will Read more …