AHA/Copyright Agency Postgraduate Conference Bursaries 2018

Congratulations to the following postgraduate students who have been awarded the full bursary, valued at $800 per applicant, plus mentoring opportunities: Honae Cuffe, Nicole Davis, Jack Fahey, Jaclyn Hopkins, Anna McKay, Beth Marsden, Lilian Pearce, Ben Sacks, Patrick White and Elmari Whyte. Congratulations also to the three postgraduates awarded mentoring only: Toni Church, Rebecca Holland Read more …

AHA Executive Committee: Call for Nominations 2018

In accordance with the Constitution of the Australian Historical Association, elections are held every two years for membership of the Association’s Executive Committee. The term of office for the incoming Executive will be from the date of the Annual General Meeting in 2018 to that of the Annual General Meeting in 2020. A thoughtful, hard Read more …

Editorial Assistant, ‘History Australia’

From January 2019, the new editors of History Australia will be Michelle Arrow, Leigh Boucher, and Kate Fullagar—all based at Macquarie University. History Australia is the official journal of the Australian Historical Association, published quarterly by Taylor & Francis. We seek expressions of interest for the part-time editorial assistant position. The position will commence on Read more …

Jill Roe Prize

For history postgraduate students and supervisors. A reminder that entries for the 2018 Jill Roe Prize close on Sunday 31 March 2018. This prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. Further information.

‘The Scots in Australia, 1788–1938’

Congratulations to Benjamin Wilkie on the publication of The Scots in Australia, 1788–1938, which illuminates the many experiences of Scots in Australia from the first colonists in the late-eighteenth century until the hopeful arrivals of the interwar years. It looks at reasons for migration, their new lives and roles, and their encounters with – and Read more …

Honest History update

The Honest History website has had new material added: review by Ben Wilkie of Bain Attwood’s The Good Country; appreciation by John Shield of Don Charlwood’s 1965 classic, All the Green Year; Phil Cashen on the second conscription referendum, 1917, in Gippsland; the new Australian Journeyproject at the National Museum of Australia (hosted by Bruce Scates and Susan Read more …