Notice of AGM

Dear Members Notice of AGM The Australian Historical Association, Annual General Meeting will take place Thursday 5 July 2018, Copland Theatre, Australian National University, ACT, 5.00pm-6.00pm Please find attached:     Agenda AHA History Journal List (Vice President’s report) Minutes of AHA AGM 2017   All members welcome

AHA Executive Committee: Call for Nominations 2018

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 2018 to that of the Annual General Meeting in 2020. A thoughtful, hard Read more …

Editorial Assistant, ‘History Australia’

From January 2019, the new editors of History Australia will be Michelle Arrow, Leigh Boucher, and Kate Fullagar—all based at Macquarie University. History Australia is the official journal of the Australian Historical Association, published quarterly by Taylor & Francis. We seek expressions of interest for the part-time editorial assistant position. The position will commence on Read more …

Vale Tracey Banivanua-Mar

The AHA is deeply saddened by the death of Dr Tracey Banivanua-Mar, a brilliant scholar, teacher, colleague and friend. She will be greatly missed, but her inspiration will live on. Our heartfelt condolences to her children, her husband and all her family. Tracey’s funeral will be held at 11:30 am, Friday 25 August in the Read more …

Funding for ECRs

The AHA’s 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 Read more …

Petition to restore the independence of the State Records Office of Western Australia

The Western Australian Government has merged the State Records Office (SRO) into the State Library of Western Australia from 1 July 2017, effectively ending the existence of the SRO as an independent agency. The Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) has protested against this change to the machinery of government, which was made without any proper process of Read more …