History Council of New South Wales Awards and Prizes

Applications are now open for the HCNSW awards and prizes, which foster excellence in Australian historical writing, showcase and reward best practice and advance public understanding and appreciation of history. 

Aboriginal History Award: to encourage students and other beginning historians (up to post-doctoral career) in the writing of Australian Aboriginal history, including Torres Strait Islander history, from original sources. 

Max Kelly Award: to a ‘beginning’ historian for a work of excellence in any aspect of Australian history. 

Addison Road Community Organisation Award for Multicultural History: to encourage new and emerging historians to discover, analyse and explore multicultural histories and the history of multiculturalism in Australia, helping to increase academic and public engagement in a topic that has ongoing relevance to Australian history and society today. 

Macquarie-PHA Applied History Award: to encourage historians to produce a creative work of applied history drawing on their research. 

Applications due 27 July 2020 

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