Local Communities, Global Networks: AHA Conference Registration Open

A reminder that conference registrations are still open. Please note that there is an invoice option of 30-day payments for those who need it. The draft conference program is also available on the conference website.   Presenter Registrations close 1 June 2019   Attendance Registrations close 7 July 2019  Full details  

AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference 2019 Teacher Scholarship:

Funding Opportunity for Secondary School History Teachers  The AHA/Honest History: AHA Conference Teacher Scholarship 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 supports Read more …

‘Before Mardi Gras: Gay+ in the 1970s’, 2019 ALGA History Conference CFP

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 2019, Australian National University, Canberra The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives is pleased to announce that our next history conference will be held in Canberra in November 2019, supported by the ACT Government Office for LGBTIQ Affairs and the ANU School of History. This year’s conference takes place shortly Read more …

Congratulations to Timothy Calabria who has been awarded the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History prize for 2018

Congratulations to Timothy Calabria whose paper “The Bungalow and the Transformation of the ‘Half-Caste’ Category in Central Australia” has won the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History prize for 2018.  This prize is awarded for the best paper presented by a higher degree student or early career researcher at the annual law and history conference and subsequently submitted Read more …

Congratulations to Billy Griffiths, winner of both Book of the Year and the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction (joint winner) at the 2019 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards

Congratulations to Billy Griffiths who has been awarded both Book of the Year and the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction (joint winner with Sarah Krasnostein) at the 2019 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards for his book Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia (Black Inc, 2018).  Further information 

2019 AHA-Copyright Agency Conference Bursary Recipients

The AHA is pleased to announce the award of the AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the 2019 AHA conference at the University of Southern Queensland.  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 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 …

2019 Jill Roe Early Career Researcher AHA Conference Scholarship Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the inaugural 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 Read more …

Oral History Interviewing: Old and New Challenges, Oral History Victoria Symposium 2019 CFP

16 June 2019, 10am-4pm, Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday St Carlton, Melbourne. Interviewing is at the core of oral history, and much has been written and debated about the challenges that oral historians face when interviewing their informants. In a rapidly changing and globalising world dominated by new media and technologies, these challenges become even more Read more …