AHA Fiftieth Anniversary History – Opportunity 

The Australian Historical Association turns fifty in 2023. As part of its marking of this anniversary, the Association will be producing a brief history (of 25,000-30,000 words) examining its first fifty years. It is offering a fellowship worth $5000 to an emerging historian to work with Emeritus Professor David Carment AM in co-authoring such a publication which will be ready to launch at the AHA’s conference in July 2023 in Melbourne. Please note that the main body of the AHA’s records are located in the Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the Australian National University. The AHA is willing to contribute up to $500 towards the costs of a short research visit to Canberra for a successful applicant located interstate. 

The successful applicant will have: 

·    An Honours degree or postgraduate qualification in History involving the production of a thesis 

·    A demonstrated record of excellent historical research and writing 

·    Strong historical research skills, including the capacity to undertake a small number of oral histories 

·    Demonstrated ability to foster inclusive, respectful and productive working relationships with staff, students and colleagues. 

·    A demonstrated high level of understanding of equal opportunity principles. 

Applicants should send a statement addressing the selection criteria as well as a curriculum vitae (each of a maximum length of 2 pages) to executive@theaha.org.au . Enquiries to Professor Frank Bongiorno: frank.bongiorno@anu.edu.au 

Applications due 11 July 2022