CFP deadline: Friday 3 March 2017. Conference: 5–7 July 2017, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart. Papers are invited from a broad range of disciplines – including history, literary and cultural studies, creative arts, sociology, politics, geography and law – that engage with the Antarctic, sub-Antarctic and Southern Ocean. Contributions from scientists interested Read more …
Applications are now open for the 2017 Australian War Memorial Summer Vacation Scholarship Scheme. Three scholarships will be awarded to history students who are undertaking postgraduate studies or are in the third or fourth year of an undergraduate course. The scholarships are also open to students enrolled in museum or public history courses. Applications must Read more …
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Global centre in Cardiff, UK, is seeking a Chief Examiner for their History course. The position is part-time, involves no relocation and is usually undertaken in addition to existing work commitments. Applications close: Tuesday 1 November 2016. Further information.
Applications are invited for the NCW NSW Australian History Award. The Award of $1,000 is made to a female honours or research higher degree Australian History student enrolled in a New South Wales University in 2017, for a research project dealing with an Australian woman, or an Australian women’s organisation, or with a significant aspect Read more …
A PhD scholarship is available in Deakin University’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The PhD student, under the guidance of the Chief Investigator, will initiate and conduct research on the topic of ‘Australia, India and the postwar world’ led by Professor David Lowe. Applications close Monday 31 October 2016. Further information.
In conjunction with her family, La Trobe University will be holding a memorial for Inga Clendinnen. All are welcome. Date: Saturday 8 October Time: 2:00 pm Place: Michael J. Osborne Centre, Institute of Advanced Studies, Garden View Drive, La Trobe University. NR8 building. Car park 8. Further information: Stephen Clendinnen firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to AHA’s Frank Bongiorno, whose book The Eighties: The Decade that Transformed Australia has been shortlisted for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences’ 2016 book prize. Also shortlisted are historians Klaus Neumann, for Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees, and Brenda Niall for Mannix. Further information.
Entries are now open from students for the PHA NSW & ACT 2016 Public History Prize. The winner will receive a certificate and a prize of $500. Submissions close 15 January 2017. Further information.
AHA member Jatinder Mann co-convened an International Symposium on ‘Citizenship in a Transnational Perspective’, from 6–7 July 2016 at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Recordings of sessions can be accessed here.
Melanie Nolan, Fiona Paisley and Christina Twomey will be installed as new Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia at the Academy’s Annual Symposium and General Meeting 7–9 November 2016. We congratulate these scholars on this prestigious recognition of their distinguished research careers.