Ann Curthoys Prize Applications Open

The Australian Historical Association and the editors of History Australia are pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2021 Ann Curthoys Prize. The Prize is awarded for the best unpublished article-length work by an Early Career Researcher (within 5 years of PhD conferral) in any one or combination of the following fields in which Ann has published: Australian history; feminist history; Indigenous Read more …

ECR/HDR Mentoring Scheme

Responses to our ECR survey indicated that ECRs are looking to develop their mentoring skills to, amongst other things, start preparing for future supervision responsibilities, and to forge stronger links with the HDR community. With that in mind, the ECR representatives, Chelsea Barnett, Joel Barnes and Anna Temby, have been working with the HDR representative, Joshua Black, Read more …

Applications open for AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme

The AHA is pleased to open applications for the AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme. This award supports Early Career Researcher historians to develop their professional skills. Specifically, it will link Early Career Researchers with senior historians who will mentor them in the development of new and innovative works of historical scholarship, in the form of Read more …

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 …