Congratulations to the inaugural winners of the Oral History Australia Awards

Oral History Australia is delighted to announce the following winners of the inaugural Oral History Australia Awards. ORAL HISTORY AUSTRALIA BOOK AWARD 2019: Peg Fraser, Black Saturday: not the end of the story (Monash University Publishing, 2018)The Victorian bushfires of February 2009 captured the attention of all Australians and made headlines around the world. One Read more …

Congratulations to Marion Stell and Heather Reid for the publication of ‘Women in Boots: Football and Feminism in the 1970s’

Congratulations to Marion Stell and Heather Reid for the publication of Women in Boots: Football and Feminism in the 1970s (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2020). The work adds the football field to sites of protest and empowerment for individual women in the 1970s. It follows the Australian and New Zealand national players – schoolgirls, factory workers, university graduates and professionals – Read more …

Congratulations to those shortlisted for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Prizes.

Congratulations to those, including AHA members, shortlisted for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Prizes. CHASS Australia Prize for a Book: Meredith Lake, The Bible in Australia: A Cultural History Bri Lee, Eggshell Skul Michelle Scott Tucker, Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World  CHASS Australia Prize for a Distinctive Work: Beatrice Bijon and Martin Read more …

Congratulations to shortlisted authors for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019

Congratulations to the shortlisted authors for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019, including AHA members: Australian History Prize: Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell, Taking Liberty: Indigenous Rights and Settler-Self-Government in Colonial Australia, 1830-1890 Meredith Lake, The Bible in Australia: A Cultural History Laura Rademaker, Found in Translation: Many Meanings on a North Australian Mission General Read more …