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 …

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 …