We will be taking a break for the Easter/non-teaching period next week so the next newsletter will be published on 16 April 2021.
If you’d like your publication, podcast, news or seminar to feature in the CHRG newsletter, please send it to Anna by COB on Wednesday 14th April for publication in the Friday newsletter.
We will take a break on Wednesday 7th April for the mid-trimester break. The next formal seminar will be on the 21st April with Anna Kent presenting.
On 12th May we will have the first in a series of seminars around the theme of Multiple pasts and conflicted presents: History in conversation. The first in the series will be a conversation with Dr. Samantha Cutrara and her new book ‘Transforming the Canadian History Classroom: Imagining a new we’.
Jeff Hole has just had book review published on APH today – reviewing The Carbon Club by Marian Wilkinson.
Klaus Neumann has a new publication in Inside Story – Waiting for “that big lout” to rise up.
Womandla! Seminar: Sex Work and Sexual Health in Women’s History
Friday 9th April at 13:00 (SAST) 21:00 (AEST)
The first Womandla! seminar will have opening remarks from Simamkele Dlakavu (UCT), this panel will feature presentations from Kundai Manamere (UFS), Kate Law (Nottingham), Dudu Dlamini (SWEAT/Mothers for the Future) and Marion Stevens (Stellenbosch) and will be chaired by Ana Stevenson (James Cook/UFS). You can register for this event here or find information about the seminar series here.
Nuclear Weapons After the Ban: Remembering Nagasaki
9th April 2021
UNE is running an atom-bomb sufferer testimony online on April 9th, Nuclear Weapons After the Ban: Remembering Nagasaki. You can register for the event here.
PhD candidates Deb Lee-Talbot and Anna Kent will both be presenting at the Australian Association for Pacific Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers’ Symposium next week (8-9 April). A conference program and registration details are available here.
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund Grants
Do you have ideas for projects to create opportunities for Australian writers, visual artists, journalists, editors, and picture book illustrators? Grants are available for organisations and industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors. Applications are now open.
PhD Scholarship Available
The successful candidate to work with CHRG members David Lowe and Carolyn Holbrook and Professor Eckart Conze from Philipps University Marburg in Germany as part of a project that examines the history of national security in Australia. The project aims to determine what the concept of national security has meant to Australians since 1901, and how its meanings have changed over time. More information is available here or you can contact Carolyn.
History Council of Victoria Book Group
7pm Tuesday 13 April
Author of The Biscuit, Lizzie Collingham, in conversation with David Lowe in April, then further events in May and June.
AHA History Graduates Survey
Do you have an undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in history or related field? Then the AHA wants you to take their survey! They are hoping to capture the diverse experiences of as many history graduates as possible so please circulate the link below to your networks. The survey is open from 1 March to 30 June 2021.
Call for Paper Reminders
MHJ Call for Abstracts
“(Dis)junctures” Volume 48 (2021)
The MHJ is extending its Call for Abstracts for its 2021 volume “(Dis)junctures”.
Published since 1961, Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ) is a refereed journal for the publication of Australian, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Pacific graduate and early career researcher work in history. It is open to new approaches and aims to present original graduate work to a wide and responsive readership.
Abstracts of 250-500 words are due Friday 9 April, 2021. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions are now open for the November 2021 issue of the Provenance journal.
Provenance invites contributions on any subject. To be eligible for publication, articles must have been researched using original records held by Public Record Office Victoria or contain research that promotes a better understanding of the collection. You can submit an article to be peer-reviewed by experts in the field, or a general paper based on your research findings or research journey. Submissions are encouraged from students, emerging scholars, community-based and family researchers, academics, and professional historians. If you’re interested in submitting to Provenance, or have any questions, please contact the editor at email@example.com. The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2021.
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.
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.