2020 AHA-Copyright Agency Conference Bursary Recipients

The AHA is pleased to announce the award of the 2020 AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the 2021 AHA conference at UNSW. Funding for this Scheme is generously provided by the Copyright Agency, an Australian copyright management company that provides a bridge between creators and users of copyright material. The AHA provides support by waiving Read more …

History Council of New South Wales Awards and Prizes

Applications are now open for the HCNSW awards and prizes, which foster excellence in Australian historical writing, showcase and reward best practice and advance public understanding and appreciation of history.  Aboriginal History Award: to encourage students and other beginning historians (up to post-doctoral career) in the writing of Australian Aboriginal history, including Torres Strait Islander history, from Read more …

Congratulations to Mark Dunn for the publication of ‘The Convict Valley’

Congratulations to Mark Dunn for the publication of The Convict Valley (Allen & Unwin, 2020). The book examines the impact of the British invasion and use of the valley as a penal station between 1804 and 1821, the environmental impact of the convict coal mines and timber getting and then the opening of the valley to emigrant farmers in the Read more …

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 …