Allan Martin Award Applications Open – *ECRs take note*

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 …

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 …

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 …

NAA-AHA scholarships application due date extended!

In recognition of the widespread disruptions caused by Covid-19, the AHA and NAA are extending the due date for the NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarship. Applications are now due Friday 17th April 2020. National Archives of Australia-Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in Read more …

Ann Curthoys Prize 2020 Applications Open

The Australian Historical Association and the editors of History Australia are pleased to announce that applications are open for the Ann Curthoys Prize. The Prize is awarded for the best unpublished article-length work by an Early Career Researcher (within 5 years of PhD graduation) in any one or combination of the following fields in which Ann has published: Australian history; feminist Read more …

Patrick Wolfe Early Career Researcher Conference Bursary

The Australian Historical Association is delighted to announce a new early career researcher bursary for attendance of the annual AHA Conference. The Patrick Wolfe Bursary will be awarded annually until 2028 to assist an early career researcher to participate in the AHA annual conference and attend the conference dinner. The prize honours the career of Dr Patrick Wolfe (1949-2016), Read more …