Congratulations to Jan McLeod for the publication of ‘Shadows on the Track: Australia’s Medical War in Papua 1942 – 1943’

Congratulations to Jan McLeod for the publication of Shadows on the Track: Australia’s Medical War in Papua 1942 – 1943 (Big Sky Publishing, 2019). The book considers a wide range of issues that impacted on the health of Australian soldiers before, during, and after the Papuan Campaign, with a focus on the field ambulance units. Read more …

2019 History Teachers Association of NSW State Conference CFP

HTANSW State Conference, 26-27 July 2019, University of Sydney The HTANSW welcomes proposals on all aspects of the new NSW senior syllabuses, particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts & skills and approaches to programming. Convenors also hope to offer presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to: teaching history in the Read more …

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 …