Unfinished Business: AHA 2021 UNSW Conference Call for Papers

29 November-2 December 2021, State Library of New South Wales & UNSW Sydney   The Australian Historical Association is delighted to launch the call for proposals for the 39th AHA Conference. Co-organised with UNSW Sydney, the AHA 2021 Conference will bring together scholars from across the disciplines with a shared interest in history. The conference is Read more …

Call for contributions: Trove’s impact on historical research

Since its creation in 2009, the National Library of Australia’s Trove has reshaped the methods and possibilities of historical research for historians and citizens alike. Trove collects, formats and manages metadata from many sources, offering a single point of access and discovery for this material. It has allowed researchers to accumulate significant datasets and to 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 …

‘Diversity – Dig into Mining History’, Australasian Mining History Association Inc., 26th Annual Conference CFP

9-14 November 2020, Bathurst, NSW The theme of the 26th annual AMHA conference is ‘Diversity: Dig into Mining History and Heritage.’ The Bathurst region is the cradle of early copper mining in NSW and the birthplace of the first Australian gold rushes. There will be field trips to some of the iconic and historic sites in this scenic area. The Read more …

‘The Historical Dimension’: Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools Conference CFP

9-10 November 2020, University of Sydney AAHANZBS invite papers addressing the conference theme, including papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools. Convenors also invite papers / panel suggestions around teaching and Read more …

‘Generations and Generational Change’: Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Conference CFP

19-20 November 2020, University of Melbourne For historians of education, the notion of generations has been a powerful organising concept, sometimes engaged explicitly, often implicitly. Schools, for example, have been written about as part of the formation of new generations, and as mediating generational disruptions and continuities of educational ideas, professional norms, family expectations, new Read more …

AHA2020 Call for Panellists – CFP ‘Sexpertise: Sex, Knowledge, Science and Medicine in Australia and New Zealand’

Panel at Australian Historical Association Conference, Deakin University Waterfront Campus, 29 June – 3 July, 2020 Convenor/initiator: Kate Davison, University of Melbourne Historical research on Australasian sexology, sexual science, queer and gender diverse experiences of psychological and general medicine, and the production of expert knowledges around sexuality remains disjointed. Important early contributions have been made Read more …

Labour History Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History invites its members to submit papers for the Australian Historical Association’s 2020 conference. The convenors welcome proposals for papers and panels on any geographical area, time-period, or field of history, especially those relating to the theme of urgent Read more …

Children’s History Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  The inaugural “Children’s History” stream will be launched at the 2020 Australian Historical Association conference. Despite some groundbreaking work being done by Australian scholars in the histories of children and youth, for a long time we have lacked our own organisation. In the United States the Society for the History Read more …

Economic History Stream, ‘Urgent Histories’ Australian Historical Association Conference CFP

29 June-3 July 2020, Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus  Economic History has become a vibrant interdisciplinary area of inquiry in recent years, with renewed interest from partners in history and economics, policymakers, and the public. This strand will bring together scholars from business, economic and social history to discuss the latest sources, techniques, interpretations, questions Read more …