Gender in Crisis: A SFHG Symposium for HDR and ECR Historians 

Global efforts to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have prompted the recognition that women have borne the brunt of its impacts. Whether through working on the frontlines of the industries most affected, job losses or a reduction of work hours, increased childcare duties, or a combination of these things, the economic, political and social Read more …

AHA Newsletter 10 December 2020

AHA Newsletter 10 December 2020   Contents  AHA News | Congratulations | Announcements | Opportunities | Call for Papers | Reminders   AHA NEWS  Many members did not receive the AHA’s 3 December 2020 newsletter as it was labelled as spam by some email servers. The AHA would like to apologise and is working to find a Read more …

Assistant or Associate Environment and Sustainability Professor

Three Assistant or Associate Environment and Sustainability Professor Positions, 2020-2021, University of Buffalo   The positions are for scholars with expertise in the economic, social, political, cultural, historical, psychological, and ecological aspects of environmental and sustainability issues. The Department is especially interested in scholars who study the macro structures that affect the sustainability of societies; the Read more …

AHA Journal Rankings Consultation

Because increasingly universities, job applications and the Australian Research Council (ARC) have been requiring academics to justify the quality of their work, the AHA Executive has made the decision to develop a rankings system to assist in the process. This is a pragmatic response to developments within the tertiary sector. Increasingly, universities have been designing Read more …

History Now! Seminar: Media Histories Now!

Please join us at History Now! for two excellent papers from emerging media historians, Chelsea Barnett and James Findlay. Between them, we will hear about masculinity and sexuality in Australian cinema in the 1970s (yes, more on the 1970s!) and histories of colonisation and frontier violence on Australian television. Get ready for a multilayered discussion Read more …

New AHA ECR Blogs: ‘A Conversation about Casualisation’

The AHA’s ECR Representative André Brett has commenced a series, ‘A Conversation about Casualisation,’ in response to a recent controversial article about casualisation on The Conversation. Parts One and Two are now live! In Part One, André responds to the article with some of his own reflections. In Part Two, Dr Joel Barnes tackles how casual jobs are Read more …