‘The ACTU in the Making of Modern Australia’ PhD Scholarship, La Trobe

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship in modern Australian labour history to be undertaken within the Archaeology and History Program at La Trobe University‘s Melbourne campus. The scholarship is funded by La Trobe at the initial rate of $29,592 p.a. and is offered as part of the Australian Research Council Linkage Project, ‘The ACTU in the Making of Modern Australia’  held by Diane Kirkby and Stuart Macintyre. It is available on any aspect of  20th century labour. Proposals are particularly welcomed on topics of women’s or Indigenous labour history,  on workplace issues and conflicts, or exploring themes of  gender, leadership or activism in organisations or communities. The successful candidate will pursue their research under the supervision of Professor Diane Kirkby. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please email diane.kirkby@latrobe.edu.au, or contact the History Program Coordinator Dr. Emma Robertson, on emma.robertson@latrobe.edu.au

Applications close 30 June 2020.