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 …

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 …

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 State Library of New South Wales Fellowships

Carol Thomas Fellowship: Sally Young for project ‘Sworn to No Masters’  Ross Steele AM Fellowship: David Hansen for the project ‘Pictures in the Collections of the State Library of NSW’  Dr AM Hertzberg AO Fellowship: Ben Huf for the project ‘Colonial Liquidity’  CH Currey Fellowship: Rebecca Jones for the project ‘Drought, Flood, Heat and Dust’  Nancy Keesing Fellowship AM: Sophie Robinson for the project ‘Lesbian Sydney in the 1990s’  Australian Religious Read more …

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 …