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 …

AHA-CopyrightAgency Travel and Publication Bursaries 2017

We are pleased to announce the award of the AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the AHA conference at the University of Newcastle, 3–7 July 2017. Funding for this Scheme is generously provided by the Copyright Agency, an Australian copyright management company that provides a bridge between creators and users of Read more …

Newcastle 2018 Conference

Preparations for ‘Entangled Histories’, the AHA 2018 conference are coming along apace. Keynote speakers include Professor Dane Kennedy, Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University; Professor Christina Twomey, Head of History, Monash University; and Associate Professor Michelle Moravec, a digital historian who works primarily in computational linguistics. Early bird registration closes Monday 1 Read more …

Another keynote speaker confirmed for AHA 2016

Adam Wilkinson will deliver the address ‘The death of the moral prerogative – why bother with urban conservation’ in July in Ballarat at AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust. Adam is Director of Edinburgh World Heritage. With an MA in Medieval History and Russian Language, an MSc in Historic Conservation and a broad knowledge of Read more …