Ann McGrath, AM, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow

The AHA is thrilled to offer its warm congratulations to Professor Ann McGrath (Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at ANU) who received two well-deserved acknowledgements of her significant contribution to the history profession in Australia and influential scholarly work. On 5 June 2017  she was awarded the prestigious Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship for her Read more …

Jill Roe Prize

The AHA’s Jill Roe Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work  of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. The next Jill Roe Prize will be awarded in July 2017. Applications are now open and close Friday 31 March 2017. Further information.

Allan Martin Award: extension of deadline

To encourage a greater number of applicants, the deadline for the Allan Martin Award has been extended until Tuesday 31 January 2017. The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular Read more …

2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlist

Congratulations to AHA members shortlisted in the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Sheila Fitzpatrick’s On Stalin’s Team: the Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics is on the shortlist for the Non-fiction Prize and Peter Monteath and Valerie Munt’s Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose is on the shortlist for the Australian Read more …

2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Warm congratulations to AHA members Stuart Macintyre, Ann McGrath and Tanya Evans, who won the following categories at the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, announced at the State Library of New South Wales on 2 September: Australian History Prize: Stuart Macintyre, Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (NewSouth Publishing). General History Prize: Ann Read more …

2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards shortlists

Congratulations to AHA members shortlisted for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, in the following categories: Australian History Prize: Frank Bongiorno, The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia Alison Holland, Just Relations: The Story of Mary Bennett’s Crusade for Aboriginal Rights Stuart Macintyre, Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s General History Prize: Read more …

AHA member nominated for Alice Literary Awards

Clare Wright has been nominated by the Victorian branch of the Society of Women Writers as its representative in the Alice Literary Awards, presented biennially by the SWW. The Alice Literary Award is a presented to an Australian woman who has made a distinguished, long-term contribution to Australian Literature. Previous winners include Eleanor Dark, Judith Read more …

Shortlists for AHA 2016 prizes and awards announced

The Australian Historical Association is delighted to announce the shortlists for its 2016 prizes and awards. Winners will be announced on Thursday 7 July 2016. The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship to assist early career historians further their research in Australian history. The biennial award of up to $4,000 will assist with the Read more …

AHA member shortlisted for 2016 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award

Deborah Wilson’s Different White People: Radical Activism For Aboriginal Rights 1946–1972 (UWA Publishing, 2015) has been shortlisted for the 2016 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 28 June at Northern Territory Library in Parliament House.