Australian Society for Sports History Awards Applications Open

The ASSH Book Awards for monographs and edited works recognise outstanding scholarship in sports history. Books for both Awards must have been published in the previous two calendar years prior to the year of the award. Works must be sent to the judges by the due date to be eligible. Articles submitted for the ASSH Student Read more …

Congratulations to Roy Hay for publishing ‘Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere’

Congratulations to Roy Hay for the publication of Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere, Cambridge Scholarly Publishing, 2019). The book tells the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football in the second half of the nineteenth century. Further information.

‘Local Communities, Global Networks’ AHA Annual Conference abstracts due soon

A reminder that abstracts for the 2019 AHA conference are due on the 28 February 2019.  The call for papers for affiliated conference streams at the 2019 AHA Conference in Toowoomba are also due on the 28 February 2019. See below for the CFPs for the Religious History Association, Australian and New Zealand Environment History Network, Australian Migrant History Network, Institute Read more …

Congratulations to Joy Damousi and Judith Smart for the publication of their edited book ‘Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake’

Congratulations to Joy Damousi and Judith Smart for the publication of their new edited book Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake (Monash University Publishing, 2019). The chapters span the breadth of Marilyn Lake’s scholarly influence on the directions historical research is taking today, and are based on papers presented at a Festschrift Read more …