Congratulations to Julia Miller for the publication of ‘La Niña and the Making of Climate Optimism: Remembering Rain’

Congratulations to Julia Miller for the publication of La Niña and the Making of Climate Optimism: Remembering Rain (Palgrave, 2019). This book examines the deep connection Australians have with their climate to understand contemporary views on human-induced climate change. It is the first study of the Australian relationship with La Niña and it explains how Read more …

Congratulations to contributors of ‘Remembering Migration: Oral Histories and Heritage in Australia’

Congratulations to contributors to the new collection edited by Kate Darian-Smith and Paula Hamilton Remembering Migration: Oral Histories and Heritage in Australia (Palgrave Macmillan 2019). This book provides the first comprehensive study of diverse migrant memories and what they mean for Australia in the twenty-first century.  Drawing on rich case studies, it captures the changing political and cultural Read more …

Allan Martin Award Applications Open

The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It is available to all early career historians (within five years of the award of their PhD degree), whether academic, professional, or public historians working in museums, war memorials and other institutions. Funding of up to Read more …