Congratulations to Lynette Russell for receiving an ARC 2019 Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Lynette Russell for receiving an ARC 2019 Laureate Fellowship. This fellowship aims to examine one thousand years of dynamic encounters between Australia’s Indigenous peoples and voyagers from the sea. The project expects to use an interdisciplinary, multilingual team to generate new understandings by synthesising historical, archaeological, anthropological and linguistic sources from Australian and European collections. Expected outcomes Read more …

Allan Martin Award Applications Open

The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It is available to all early career historians (within five years of the award of their PhD degree), whether academic, professional, or public historians working in museums, war memorials and other institutions. Funding of up to Read more …

AHA Early Career Researcher Blog: Call for contributors

André Brett, the early career researcher representative on the AHA executive, invites contributions for the AHA’s early career researcher blog. Any proposal from or of interest to ECRs is welcome. André is particularly interested in submissions on the following three themes: – historians at any career stage who would like to contribute to a proposed Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship Round 1 2019 Recipients

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the Round One 2019 NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships, which provide assistance with digitisation of material held by the National Archives. We congratulate the two recipients: Madeleine Regan for their project ‘‘Establishing Family Market Gardens and Transplanting Veneto Identity to the Western Suburbs of Adelaide 1920s-1970s’; and Beth Marsden for their project “’Education for what?” Assimilation, Read more …

Introduction to Repatriation: Principles, Policies and Practice Intensive

2-6 September 2019, National Centre for Indigenous Studies, ANU The repatriation of Ancestral Remains is a highly significant Indigenous achievement and inter-cultural development of the past 40 years. Participants in this 5-day intensive course will join with Indigenous and non-Indigenous experts and learn on Country in order to learn the practice, history, meaning and significant Read more …

2019 Allan Martin Award Announcement

The AHA would like to thank all who applied for the 2019 Allan Martin Award, a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. The Award commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular his interest in and encouragement of students and younger colleagues over Read more …

Marian Quartly Prize Announcement

The current editors are pleased to announce the inaugural Marian Quartly Prize (previous the Taylor and Francis prize) for the best article published in History Australia in a calendar year.  The editors approached Taylor and Francis, who fund the prize, with the proposed change of name to honour the first editor of History Australia and Read more …