Contesting Australian History: Festschrift in honour of Professor Marilyn Lake

This festschrift event is in celebration of Marilyn Lake’s scholarship and teaching and her contributions to different university communities and the Australian Historical Association, and her much valued friendship and collegiality over many years. The themes of the two day event will include: international history from an Australian perspective; histories of feminism; engaging America: US Read more …

Beyond the Culture Wars: LGBTIQ History Now

This conference brings together academics, students, community historians and activists to reflect on the experiences of LGBTIQ people living in and beyond the polarising dynamic of culture wars. Confirmed keynote speakers include Russian/American journalist and LGBTIQ activist Masha Gessen,feminist and queer theorist Professor Annamarie Jagose (Sydney), and sociologist and historian ProfessorMelissa Wilcox (Whitman College, USA), Read more …

Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences

This conference aims to compare the status of gender analysis and feminist research in different social science disciplines and to build persuasive arguments about how and why gender matters in them. To this end, we are seeking case studies from different disciplines, or from across disciplines, of how our understanding of fundamental questions has been Read more …

Writing Histories of Gender in Australia and the World

Australia in the World Seminar With speakers Kat Ellinghaus (Monash University), Jacinthe Flore (University of Melbourne), Catherine Kevin (Flinders University), and Mary Tomsic (University of Melbourne) Each speaker will reflect on their own practices of writing histories of gender in local, transnational, and global contexts, exploring the key ideas, texts, and archives that they have engaged with. Bringing in Read more …