Get your publications, call for papers, announcements and events to me (Anna) by COB Wednesday for publication on Friday.
We have four seminars remaining in the 2021 series. Next week on 6th October we have Jeff Hole, Carolyn Holbrook and David Lowe. The following week (13th October) will be Jennifer Martin. Roy Hay will present on the 2oth October, and our final seminar of 2021 will be by Brad Underhill. Zoom links will be sent out over coming weeks.
Tiffany Shellam has been awarded a Taxonomic Access Facility grant by Synthesis+, part of the European Loans and Visits System and supported by the European Commission to work at the Natural History Museum in London.
Tiffany Shellam has co-authored a chapter for a new book on Aboriginal artefacts in the UK and Ireland: Tiffany Shellam and Shona Coyne, ‘Objects and Mobility: Swan River Colony’, in Gaye Sculthorpe, Maria Nugent and Howard Morphy (eds), Ancestors, artefacts, empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish museums, London, British Museum Press, 2021, pp.174-182.
Klaus Neumann has a new piece in Inside Story – Germany’s arithmetic.
Collecting the West Seminar
Another seminar scheduled for the Collecting the West series will be held on 7 October, 4pm AWST. Associate Professor Tiffany Shellam will present Indigenous collectors.
Registrations are currently open via Eventbrite.
Living Digital Heritage 2021 Conference
The Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment (CACHE) is currently inviting registrations for the upcoming conference Living Digital Heritage. The conference will be held online on Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November, with a keynote paper by Emeritus Professor Erik Champion from the ANU Centre for Digital Humanities Research.
Registration is free and open to all. The conference program will be released in mid-October.
Abstract submissions are also still open for individual papers or panels relating to themes of:
• Heritage Capture and Visualisation
• Archiving and Wider Data Issues
• Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality
• Use of Legacy Data
• Ancient Virtual Worlds, Archaeogaming, Role Play
We are asking for submissions by October 1, but please get in touch if you are unable to submit by this date – we would be happy to try to accommodate you! For more information, please visit the event website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Tasmania has current opportunities available in the College of Arts, Law and Education. See here for more details.
On the APH website this week we have a piece by Stephen Wilks about the Biographical Dictionary of the House of Representatives.
International Symposium on Public Health
9 November 2021
APH and CHRG are delighted to host a stellar group of academics and policy experts from across the world to discuss public health policy from historical, policy and international perspectives. Speakers will examine the place of public health care in the public imaginations of Australians, Canadians, Britons and Americans. Registrations will open soon, and more information is available here.
CHRG PhD Opportunity
Decolonisation and Photography in Southeast Asia: Histories and Legacies
Successful PhD candidates will be working closely with Susie Protschky on the ARC project ‘Decolonisation and Photography in Southeast Asia: Histories and Legacies’. They will have the opportunity to develop their own research program within the parameters of this project. Expressions of interest are due 1st October, and for more information please email Susie Protschky. There is also more information about eligibility here. Please feel free to share with your networks.
Freilich Project Early Career Research Small Grant Scheme
The Freilich Project offers up to three grants of $5000 each to emerging scholars as part of its Early Career Research Small Grants Scheme. The grants assist research into the causes, histories and effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity. They also support research that explores how such intolerance can be combatted, and co-existence promoted. Applications due 12 November 2021. More details here.
Allan Martin Award
The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. It is available to all early career historians (within five years of the award of their PhD degree), whether academic, professional, or public historians working in museums, war memorials and other institutions. Funding of up to $4500 is awarded every year to assist towards the expenses of a research trip – in Australia or overseas – undertaken in support of a project in Australian history. Intention to submit due 1 October 2021, applications close 1 December 2021. More info here.
Magarey Medal for Biography
This is awarded biennially to the female person who has published the work judged to be the best biographical writing on an Australian subject. The 2020 Medal will be awarded for a book published in 2020 or 2021. For the 2022 round, the Magarey Medal will be administered by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL). Applications close 31 January 2022. More information is here.
The W. K. Hancock Prize
This prize recognises and encourages an Australian scholar who has recently published a first scholarly book in any field of history. 2022 Prizes will be awarded for a work published in 2020 or 2021. Applications close 31 January 2022. Further details here.
Journal of Applied History Seeks Submissions
The Journal of Applied History, published by Brill, welcomes articles on a wide range of subjects using an Applied History approach. Information about the journal and how to submit an article is available here. The journal would be grateful if members of the Contemporary Histories Research Group at Deakin could share this information with other faculty, their networks, and advanced graduate students. Please direct any questions to CHRG affiliate Nathaniel Moir at email@example.com