Digital History Workshop
Associate Professor Michelle Moravec of Rosemont College, Philadelphia, will hold a workshop on the use of computational linguistics in historical research on the first day of the Newcastle conference: 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday 3 July 2017, University House. A few places remain; register through the conference website.

Welcome reception
Immediately after the conference opening and first keynote on Monday 3 July, participants are invited to walk across Civic Park to Newcastle Art Gallery for the conference welcome reception from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Look for Brett Whiteley’s Black Totem II at the front, and for the pop culture enthusiasts, make sure you make time to see the current exhibition, the Phantom Show.

Conference dinner prize-giving ceremony
As at every conference, the 2017 Conference Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel will provide the forum for the AHA’s annual prize giving ceremony. This year, the prizes to be awarded are the 2017 Jill Roe Prize ($150 for the best unpublished article-length work  of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student) and the Allan Martin Award (up to $4000 to assist an ECR undertake a research trip in support of an Australian history project). We look forward to learning who the winners are.