Congratulations to James Keating who has been awarded the inaugural Donna Coates Book Prize

Congratulations to James Keating who has been awarded the inaugural Donna Coates Book Prize for Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914 (Manchester, 2020). Keating’s book was judged ‘a thoroughly researched monograph that makes a novel contribution to the field…The reorientation of the national histories of Australian and New Zealand suffragettes in their international context reveals Read more …

Congratulations to the new co-directors appointed for the Menzies Australia Institute at King’s College London

Congratulations to AHA member Martin Thomas and Béatrice Bijon, who have been appointed co-directors of the Menzies Australia Institute at King’s College London. The MAI is the leading centre in the United Kingdom for the study of Australian society and culture. The Menzies is an essential hub for visiting academics and expatriate Australians in London.  Further information 

Congratulations to Eva Bischoff for the publication of ‘Benevolent Colonizers in Nineteenth Century Australia. Quaker Lives and Ideals’

Congratulations to Eva Bischoff for the publication of Benevolent Colonizers in Nineteenth Century Australia. Quaker Lives and Ideals (Palgrave Macmillan 2020). The book focuses on the history of a group of British Quaker families and their involvement in settler colonialism in early nineteenth-century Australia.  Further information  

ECR/HDR Mentoring Scheme

Responses to our ECR survey indicated that ECRs are looking to develop their mentoring skills to, amongst other things, start preparing for future supervision responsibilities, and to forge stronger links with the HDR community. With that in mind, the ECR representatives, Chelsea Barnett, Joel Barnes and Anna Temby, have been working with the HDR representative, Joshua Black, Read more …