AHA2018: submit your abstract now

The conference organising committee is pleased to announce that online abstract submissions are now open. We are also pleased to confirm that three AHA affiliated associations – the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM), the Australian Society for Sports History (ASSH), and the Religious History Association (RHA) – will convene streams during the conference. Additionally, there will be formally curated streams Read more …

AHA2018 ‘The Scale of History’: keynote speakers confirmed

The AHA2018 keynote speakers have all been confirmed and it is an exciting line-up: Professor Clare Anderson (University of Leicester, UK), who works on colonialism and colonial societies across the British Empire and is currently directing the European Research Council funded project ‘The Carceral Archipelago’ (2013-2018); Professor Mark McKenna (University of Sydney), author of several prize-winning books, including his most Read more …

AHA 2017: Newcastle

A big vote of appreciation to the conference organising committee from Newcastle: Philip Dwyer, Nancy Cushing, Victoria Haskins, Lyndall Ryan, Julie McIntyre, James Bennett, Kate Ariotti and Kit Candlin. Not only did they turn on magnificent weather, they put together a wide-ranging, stimulating and inclusive program – of both academic papers and social events – in beautiful venues. Thank Read more …

NEWCASTLE 2017: AHA CONFERENCE NEWS

Digital History Workshop Associate Professor Michelle Moravec of Rosemont College, Philadelphia, will hold a workshop on the use of computational linguistics in historical research on the first day of the Newcastle conference: 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday 3 July 2017, University House. A few places remain; register through the conference website. Welcome reception Immediately after Read more …

Newcastle 2017 – conference news

A highlight of the conference program is the keynote presentation by Professor Christina Twomey, Head of History, Monash University, on the timely topic ‘When the War is Over: Australian Entanglement with Asia’ . Don’t miss it: 9:00 – 10:30am,  Wednesday 5 July 2017 in the Harold Lobb Concert Hall. Find out more about Christina’s research journey on her AHA Read more …

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 …