Australian Criminal Justice History Dataverse – A new resource for Australian social history

The Australian Data Archive (https://ada.edu.au/) provides a national service for collecting, preserving, publishing and accessing digital research data. It deploys an international standard repository software (on the Dataverse platform)  to enable researchers to archive their data in a format suitable for sharing with other researchers. In 2019 the Prosecution Project led a successful bid to the Read more …

AHA Executive Committee: Call for Nominations 2020

In accordance with the Constitution of the Australian Historical Association, elections are held every two years for membership of the Association’s Executive Committee. The term of office for the incoming Executive will be from the date of the Annual General Meeting in 2020 to that of the Annual General Meeting in 2022. A thoughtful, hard Read more …

‘One Empire, Many Colonies, Similar or Different Histories?’: Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Annual Conference CFP

9-12 December 2020, Auckland Abstracts are invited from scholars bringing historical perspective on law who wish to gather at The University of Auckland and AUT University – there to listen to and discuss papers and panels on aspects of law in history. The 2020 theme invites a comparative lens on British imperial and colonial histories. Other papers Read more …

NAA-AHA scholarships application due date extended!

In recognition of the widespread disruptions caused by Covid-19, the AHA and NAA are extending the due date for the NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship. Applications are now due Friday 17th April 2020. National Archives of Australia-Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in Read more …

COVID-19: An important message for AHA Members

As a result of COVID-19, there are three urgent matters arising relating to the Australian Historical Association.   AHA Annual Conference 2020 It is with great regret that, given the latest developments with COVID-19, the AHA conference will not go ahead from 29 June-3rd July 2020 at Deakin University. With recent government directives on health and safety and the restrictions Read more …

‘Diversity – Dig into Mining History’, Australasian Mining History Association Inc., 26th Annual Conference CFP

9-14 November 2020, Bathurst, NSW The theme of the 26th annual AMHA conference is ‘Diversity: Dig into Mining History and Heritage.’ The Bathurst region is the cradle of early copper mining in NSW and the birthplace of the first Australian gold rushes. There will be field trips to some of the iconic and historic sites in this scenic area. The Read more …

‘The Historical Dimension’: Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools Conference CFP

9-10 November 2020, University of Sydney AAHANZBS invite papers addressing the conference theme, including papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools. Convenors also invite papers / panel suggestions around teaching and Read more …