AHA Conference Newcastle 2017 – social events

A number of social events have been organised for the post-conference evenings, including ECR and postgrad drinks, a Drinking Newcastle Walking Tour, the launch of a Radical Newcastle Museum exhibit by the Newcastle People’s Chorus choir and an evening in conversation with Lyndall Ryan and Rebe Taylor. On the afternoon of Friday 7 July there is a guided history Hunter Read more …

AHA Conference Newcastle 2017 – still time to present – late call for abstracts

The almost-final program has eight panels with only two speakers each. In order to fill those panels, the organisers would be happy to consider late abstracts that coincide with one of those themes. Please let your colleagues know that there is still an opportunity to present at Newcastle 2017 and contact the organisers as soon Read more …

AHA Conference Newcastle 2017 – Final Program

The final program is now available on the conference website. The organisers have attempted to accommodate all the requests that have been made over the last couple of weeks. As a result, changes have been made, including some movement between panels within conference days, and a few changes between days. We would greatly appreciate it if you Read more …

AHA ECR blog – Q&A with Ann McGrath

Ann McGrath, Professor of History and Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at the Australian National University, is the lates subject of the ECR blog’s Q&A series. In this inspiring interview, she discusses why she writes history and who she writes it for, reflects on the changes she has observed in Australian History over her Read more …

AHA Annual General Meeting 2017

The AHA AGM will take place, as it usually does, during the annual conference. The meeting is open to all financial members of the AHA and we encourage you to attend. The Agenda will be circulated in early June, but please make note of the time and date. Your presence is welcome and needed! Time: Read more …

History Australia: ‘Coming Home’ issue

CFP deadline: 15 August 2017 Guest editors Bart Ziino (Deakin University) and Romain Fathi (Flinders University) seek proposals for contributions to a special issue of ‘History Australia’. Demobilising from total war was as much a psychological as a military and economic process. The extraordinary mobilisation of people, finance, images, emotions and sentiments that occurred between Read more …