CFP: ‘Beyond Combat: History and the Military’s Other Tasks’

This conference, to be held at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, 13–14 July 2017, will explore military tasks beyond the battlefield. Histories of the ‘frontline’ overshadow the study of ‘other’ vital military tasks, such as ‘aid to the civil power’, oceanographic research, aerial surveillance, which, along with tasks like training foreign militaries and combating transnational crime, have Read more …

Jill Roe Prize

The AHA’s Jill Roe Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work  of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. The next Jill Roe Prize will be awarded in July 2017. Applications are now open and close Friday 31 March 2017. Further information.

Allan Martin Award: extension of deadline

To encourage a greater number of applicants, the deadline for the Allan Martin Award has been extended until Tuesday 31 January 2017. The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular Read more …