CFP: ‘Beyond Combat: History and the Military’s Other Tasks’

This conference, to be held at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, 13–14 July 2017, will explore military tasks beyond the battlefield. Histories of the ‘frontline’ overshadow the study of ‘other’ vital military tasks, such as ‘aid to the civil power’, oceanographic research, aerial surveillance, which, along with tasks like training foreign militaries and combating transnational crime, have Read more …

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 …

Research Associate, University of Leicester

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, School of History, University of Leicester is seeking an outstanding Research Associate to provide research and research administration support to Professor Clare Anderson.This is a 14-month fixed term contract to carry out original research and publish on one thematic area of the project ‘The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Read more …

International Symposium on Citizenship in a Transnational Perspective

The symposium brings together leading scholars from Australia, Canada and New Zealand to explore citizenship in a transnational perspective through the two overarching themes of ethnicity and indigeneity. It will adopt a multidisciplinary approach to these themes, specifically historical, political, legal and sociological perspectives. Convenors: Dr Janine Brodie, Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair Read more …

Voyages and Visions – A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

Celebrate the inspirational careers of two of Australia’s most eminent historians: UNSW Scientia Professors John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell. This landmark three-day event brings together historians from all over Australia and internationally to share ground-breaking new work on empires and exploration, cross-cultural encounters, the history of science, American exceptionalism, and social and environmental visionaries.

Voyages and Visions Postgraduate Day

This postgraduate workshop is part of a three day celebration of the careers of Scientia Professors John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell (emeritus). Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their work and their field with John Gascoigne, Ian Tyrrell, Lisa Ford, Grace Karskens (all UNSW), Tony Ballantyne (Dunedin), Tom Griffiths (ANU) and Richard White (Stanford). Read more …

Voyages and Visions: A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

This celebration of the inspirational careers of two of Australia’s most eminent historians will be held 30 June to 2 July. There are a number of ways you can be involved: Cocktail Party and Keynote Address by Tom Griffiths, ‘Global Dreaming: Australia and the World’, $30 or Conference (2-day) and Cocktail Party/Tom Griffiths address: $150. Read more …

Voyages and Visions: A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

Registrations are now open for a three day celebration of two inspirational careers. This event brings together historians from all over Australia and internationally to share ground-breaking new work on empires and exploration, cross-cultural encounters, the history of science, American exceptionalism, and social and environmental visionaries. Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July 2016, University Read more …