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 …

‘Foregrounding Irish Women: The Antipodes and Beyond’, 24th ISAANZ Conference CFP

10-12 December, Adelaide The Antipodes: the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played their part in Irish history, literature and the Sciences, especially in Australia and New Zealand. The conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, Read more …

History Teachers Association of Australia National Conference CFP

Loreto College, Adelaide 1-3 October 2019 The HTAA welcomes proposals on all aspects of the teaching of F-12 History, particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts & skills and approaches to programming. We also encourage presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to: teaching history in the digital age, Indigenous history, innovative Read more …

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and co-editor for ‘Offshoot’, shortlisted for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades for the shortlisting of their edited book Offshoot: Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice (UWA Publishing 2018) for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards. Further information.