AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference 2020 Teacher Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the AHA/Honest History Teacher Scholarship. The scheme supports a secondary school History teacher to attend the annual Australian Historical Association Conference to promote engagement between History teachers and the broader historical community. Funding for this scheme is made possible by a generous donation from Honest History which Read more …

Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Scheme. The scheme provides financial assistance to facilitate participation in the AHA annual conference and was made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Emerita Jill Roe (1940–2017), an historian who made a very significant contribution to the Read more …

Patrick Wolfe Early Career Researcher Conference Bursary Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the inaugural Patrick Wolfe Early Career Researcher Conference Bursary. The scheme, set up in honour of Dr Patrick Wolfe, assists an early career researcher participate in the AHA annual conference and attend the conference dinner. There was a competitive field and we are delighted to announce the successful joint recipients. We Read more …

Congratulations to Marian Sawer, Fiona Jenkins and Karen Downing for publishing ‘How Gender can Transform the Social Sciences: Innovation and Impact’

Congratulations to Marian Sawer, Fiona Jenkins and Karen Downing for the publication of edited collection How Gender can Transform the Social Sciences: Innovation and Impact (Springer, 2020). This book turns a spotlight on gender innovation in the social sciences. Scholars across five disciplines– economics, history, philosophy, political science and sociology – demonstrate how paying attention to gender can sharpen the focus of Read more …

Congratulations to Liam Byrne for publishing ‘Becoming John Curtin and James Scullin: Their early political careers and the making of the modern Labor Party’

Congratulations to Liam Byrne for the publication of Becoming John Curtin and James Scullin: Their early political careers and the making of the modern Labor Party (Melbourne University Press, 2020). Before becoming the prime ministers who led Australia in moments of extraordinary crisis and transformation, John Curtin and James Scullin were two young working-class men who dreamt of changing their country for the better. Read more …

Australian Criminal Justice History Dataverse – A new resource for Australian social history

The Australian Data Archive (https://ada.edu.au/) provides a national service for collecting, preserving, publishing and accessing digital research data. It deploys an international standard repository software (on the Dataverse platform)  to enable researchers to archive their data in a format suitable for sharing with other researchers. In 2019 the Prosecution Project led a successful bid to the Read more …

Congratulations to Margaret Hutchison and Steven Trout for the publication of ‘Portraits of Remembrance: Painting, Memory and the First World War’

Congratulations to Margaret Hutchison and Steven Trout for the publication of edited collection Portraits of Remembrance: Painting, Memory and the First World War (University of Alabama Press, 2020). The book examines the relationship between war painting and collective memory in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and the United States. Contribu­tors raise Read more …