2020-2022 AHA Executive Committee Members

At the AHA AGM, held online on Thursday 2 July at 5.00pm, the following office bearers and ordinary members were elected to the Executive Committee: President: Melanie Oppenheimer  Vice President:  Frank Bongiorno  Secretary: Noah Riseman  Treasurer: Romain Fathi  Ordinary Members: Nancy Cushing, Benjamin Jones, Amanda Nettelbeck, Emily O’Gorman and Laura Rademaker Postgraduate rep: Joshua Black  ECR rep: Chelsea Barnett, Joel Barnes and Anna Temby  Immediate Past President: Joy Damousi  Read more …

AHA Submission to the Inquiry into the NSW State Records Act and the Policy Paper on its Review

The NSW Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Issues is conducting an inquiry into proposed changes to the current administrative arrangements of State Archives and Sydney Living Museums. The proposed changes involve the creation of a new agency designated to fulfil the current legislative responsibilities of both organisations. The AHA has lodged a submission to the enquiry, which can Read more …

You Matter: The Australian Historical Association’s Casualisation Survey Report

On behalf of the AHA Executive, Dr Romain Fathi and Dr Lyndon Megarrity conducted a survey on the experiences of casual academics in the History discipline regarding the nature of their employment, and its impact upon their career path and personal life. The initiative was designed to facilitate discussion about casualisation in the History discipline in the tertiary education sector, Read more …

AHA Submissions to NAA Tune Review, ARC ANZSRC Review, Future Humanities Workforce Consultation

The AHA Executive has made submissions to three reviews relevant to the history discipline in Australia: the NAA Tune Review on the purpose, role and functions of the NAA; the ARC Review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification; and the AAH Future Humanities Workforce Consultation on the challenges and opportunities facing Australia’s humanities-trained workforce. Read more …

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