Edited collection: ‘Proximity and Distance: Space, Time and the First World War’

CFP deadline: 30 April 2017 Emily Robertson and Romain Fathi seek proposals for chapters for a book they are editing. The collection will investigate the impact of proximity and distance in relation to the battlefront during and after World War I. The book will be International in scope and provide an important contribution towards engaging Read more …

Marilyn Lake Festschrift

A very successful festschrift to celebrate the inspiring career of Professor Marilyn Lake was held at the University of Melbourne in December 2016. Marilyn has been an active and influential member of the AHA for many years, and was President between 2010 and 2014. Her research and publications in women’s and gender history, race, democracy, Read more …

Jill Roe obituary – Stuart Macintyre

JILLIAN ISOBEL ROE, 10 NOVEMBER 1940 – 12 JANUARY 2017 Among the remarkable group of women who transformed the Australian historical profession Jill Roe was the principal enabler. Having made her own career as a fine teacher and scholar, she applied her formidable talents to assisting others. As president of the Australian Historical Association from Read more …