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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …