Welcome to the newsletter for the week. Be sure to get your news to Anna by COB Wednesday for inclusion in the next newsletter. And good luck for all those returning to seminar rooms and classes next week!
Cassandra Atherton is In Conversation with Josephine Taylor about her book, Eye of a Rook at Better Read than Dead.
Cassandra is also appearing at Ten Days on the Island in conversation with Island Magazine’s Vern Field to discuss Gwen Harwood’s life and achievements.
The seminar series starts next week with Prof. Andrew Singleton.
The seminars for March are:
Wednesday March 10th | Professor Andrew Singleton: “Have the Dead Stopped Talking? The Fate of the Spiritualist Church Movement in Post War Australia”
Wednesday March 17th | Dr David Wetherell: Robert Banks Jenkinson and family
Wednesday March 24th | Professor Andrew Vandenberg: The Historical Construction of Bali’s Security Groups
Wednesday March 31st | Linda Wells: Pushing the boundaries of Australian history writing through a creative, post-colonial telling of the story of the Bungalow Alice Springs, 1914 – 1929.
Roy Hay has been part of a podcast conversation – Football Belongs: Clash of Cultures with John Didulica, David Davutovic and Paul Mavroudis. The conversation is focused on a soccer match between Slavia Port Melbourne and a group of top VFL players in 1964 to explore questions about the relationships between groups of migrants and evolving Australian society.
Applications for the 2022 NLA Fellowships program are now open. Apply now for the opportunity to undertake a 12-week residency at the National Library – applications close 26 April 2021.
NAA-AHA Scholarships Applications
National Archives of Australia-Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in a Masters or PhD degree in history are invited to apply. Four scholarships will be awarded. Applications close 5pm 31 March 2021.
Australian Academy of Humanities
Applications for the 2021 round of Humanities Travelling Fellowships, Publication Subsidy Scheme, the John Mulvaney Fellowship, and the Crawford Medal, are open. Application guidelines, eligibility requirements and FAQs are now available to view on the home page for each scheme.
Call for Papers
United Nations and Korean War (1950-1953): Politics, War and Peace
21-24 October 2021
The Institute for Korean Unification (IKU), Pusan National University is hosting an international conference on the United Nations and the Korean War. This conference is to explore the involvement of the United Nations for ‘the Forgotten War.’ The theme can be analysed in a multidisciplinary approach of history, politics, anthropology, sociology, war strategy, human movement, medicine, refugee, POWs, Busan studies, unification policy, education, and human rights. The conference will be an onsite conference even though the condition could be changed to a zoom conference. The proposal deadline is 21 May 2021.
Call For Paper Reminders
Unfinished Business: AHA 2021
29 November – 2 December
State Library of New South Wales & UNSW Sydney
The call for proposals for the 39th AHA Conference is open. Submissions due 31 May 2021.
Oral History in Troubled Times: Opportunities and Challenges, Oral History Australia Biennial Conference 2021 (CFP Extended)
14-16 October 2021, Launceston, Tasmania.
Proposals are due 1 April 2021.
Australasian Association for European History Biennial Conference 2021
5-7 July 2021 (Online)
The AAEH welcomes twenty-minute papers on any aspect of modern European history. Proposals due 15 March 2021.
Book Review Editor, Labour History
The journal Labour History: a journal of labour and social history is seeking two book review editors to replace Phillip Deery and Stuart Macintyre who are standing down after the November 2021 issue. Please forward your expression of interest to Carl Power firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 April 2021. Full support will be given by the current book review editors to assist with the transition.
Postdoctoral research fellowship
These support the full-time research of rising scholars who have recently earned a PhD of a Korea-related topic at a European university or research organisation. Two fellowships are available, providing stipend support for one year.
Closing date: 20 Apr 21 (Forecast)
Toi tipu Toi rea – emerging Māori artist grant
Creative New Zealand – Arts Council of New Zealand | Toi Aotearoa
This supports Māori artists or practitioners, at an early stage of their career, in undertaking an arts project.
Closing date: 23 Apr 21 (Forecast)