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Draft Program Released: AHHC 2017

A draft program for the 2017 Australia's Homosexual Histories Conference is now available for perusal, and registrations have been opened. The conference will be hosted at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November. Australia's Homosexual Histories Conference brings together members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer+ communities, academics,…
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Professional Historians Australia supports LGBTIQ+ community

In September, Professional Historians Australia issued a statement of support for Australia's LGBTIQ+ community during the ongoing marriage equality discussion. The statement acknowledges the role contributions that LGBTIQ+ Australians make in the history profession, and encourages support of all PHA members in the workplace and professional arena. The statement, cited below, can be found on the Professional…
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PHA Qld Professional Development Day

On Saturday 14 October 2017, PHA Qld welcomes you to a professional development day at the Queensland Art Gallery. Themed History: practice and experience, the day will include a number of talks by leading practitioners in the field, and highlight resources available to professional historians as well as insights into industry experience. Guest Speaker Jill Barnard (President, Professional Historians Australia) will…
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Professional Historians Australia AGM

On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August, PHA Qld Delegate Carmel Black and Alternate Delegate Tim Roberts attended the Professional Historians Australia Annual General Meeting and General Meeting. The meeting was held in Adelaide’s historic Migration Museum, and was attended by Delegates from all PHAs across Australia, as well as Alternate Delegates from New South Wales, Queensland,…
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History of the Horseshoe

On Saturday 9 September, the Friends of Peel Island will host a morning revealing the unique history of this historic place. PHA Qld memberPeter Ludlow will present ‘The History Behind the Horseshoe’, highlighting Peel's history including pre-European occupation, its use by Europeans and, in 2007, the 2007 gazetting of the Island as a National Park and Conservation Park…
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Special Event: Qld Peacewomen Awards

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom invites PHA Qld members to the annual WILPF QLD Peacewomen Awards, Sunday 8 October 2017. This year, the Awards will celebrate the long forgotten women peace makers in Brisbane from WW1 to the 1930s. Dr Deborah Jordan will share her research on these amazing women, who will gain the…
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Harry Gentle Resource Centre launches new website

The Harry Gentle Resource Centre is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Harry Gentle Resource Centre (HGRC) website. The redeveloped site features news and updates, research resources, biographies, rare books and documents as well as some of the exciting projects undertaken by our Visiting Fellows. Dr Ray Kerkhove's 'Mapping Frontier Conflict in South-East Queensland'…
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Call for Papers: Recording, Narrating and Archiving the First World War

Following the success of the Oxford conference in November 2016, The International Society for First World War Studies is delighted to announce that their 10th conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia – the first to be held in the southern hemisphere. Professor Joan Beaumont of the Australian National University and Professor Michael Roper of the University of Essex…
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Mapping: History’s Newest Tool

Cartography has long been a valuable resource for historians, however in the current digital age historians are increasingly turning to mapping as a way of publishing research findings in an interactive and transformative way. Successful ways that mapping has been integrated with history is evidenced in the Queensland Government's recently developed program QImagery and the University's of…
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‘Stories of Stephens’ launched

[caption id="attachment_983" align="alignnone" width="782"] Image: contributing authors and researchers at the launch of Stories of Stephens, Monday 10 July 2017.[/caption] On Monday 10 July, the Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc celebrated the launch of Stories of Stephens - A history of Annerley and the surrounding suburbs. This publication, compiled by Stephen Sheaffe, features a selection of…
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