NEWCASTLE 2017: AHA CONFERENCE NEWS

Digital History Workshop Associate Professor Michelle Moravec of Rosemont College, Philadelphia, will hold a workshop on the use of computational linguistics in historical research on the first day of the Newcastle conference: 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday 3 July 2017, University House. A few places remain; register through the conference website. Welcome reception Immediately after Read more …

AHA Conference Newcastle 2017 – still time to present – late call for abstracts

The almost-final program has eight panels with only two speakers each. In order to fill those panels, the organisers would be happy to consider late abstracts that coincide with one of those themes. Please let your colleagues know that there is still an opportunity to present at Newcastle 2017 and contact the organisers as soon Read more …

History Australia: ‘Coming Home’ issue

CFP deadline: 15 August 2017 Guest editors Bart Ziino (Deakin University) and Romain Fathi (Flinders University) seek proposals for contributions to a special issue of ‘History Australia’. Demobilising from total war was as much a psychological as a military and economic process. The extraordinary mobilisation of people, finance, images, emotions and sentiments that occurred between Read more …

ACT Government’s Territory Records Office – Council vacancies

The ACT Government’s Territory Records Office is seeking expressions of interest from members of the community interested in being recommended for appointment to the Territory Records Council. There are currently five vacancies on the Council, the role of which is to advise the Director of Territory Records about the development and review of standards and Read more …

2017 AHA survey

The AHA Executive Committee would like to know more about historians working in or on Australia. We have opened an anonymous and voluntary survey designed to fulfil two purposes: to give the AHA a profile of the historical community it serves and to learn what historians value about the AHA to help in planning for Read more …

AHA-Copyright Agency Bursaries

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) in association with the Copyright Agency offers travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The 2017 round of bursaries is now open. Applications close Tuesday 14 March 2017. Read more …