History Australia 2016 Taylor and Francis Prize

Laura Rademaker has won the inaugural Taylor and Francis Prize, awarded for the best article published in History Australia each year. Her winning article, ‘Only Cuppa Tea Christians’: Colonisation, Authentic Indigeneity and the Missionary Linguist’ appeared in History Australia, 13:2, pp. 228–42. As the judges wrote, the article ‘provides a nuanced understanding of the changing Read more …

Ernest Scott Prize winner

Congratulations to AHA member Tom Griffiths, whose book The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft (Black Inc., 2016) has won the 2017 Ernest Scott Prize for History. This prestigious prize, offered through the History Program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, is awarded for the finest work of history Read more …

‘Minding Her Own Business’ shortlisted

Congratulations to Catherine Bishop, whose book Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney has been shortlisted for the 2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize, an award established to encourage and recognise the highest standards of literary commentary on Australian business and financial affairs. Further information.

Honour Jill Roe

We would like to offer AHA members the opportunity to honour Professor Jill Roe’s memory through a donation to the AHA’s Jill Roe Prize fund. The Jill Roe Prize is offered annually for the best unpublished article-length work of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student (full details can be found here). If Read more …

The Jo-Anne Duggan Essay Prize

Jo-Anne Duggan (1962–2011) was a great artist and a great friend of the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS). Her artistic practice left what is arguably the richest and most compelling recent collection of photographs by an Australian artist to engage with Italian culture, history and art. To honour her memory, ACIS, with the generous Read more …