Vale Professor Ken Inglis

Prominent Australian historian Emeritus Professor Ken Inglis AO FASSA passed away on 1 December 2017, aged 88.
Known to many PHA Qld members through his lifelong work in the field of war history, biography, and corporate history, Emeritus Professor Inglis was educated at the University of Melbourne and attained a Doctorate from the University of Oxford for his thesis Churches and the Working Classes in Victorian England. Professor Inglis led generations of history students through his academic positions, including roles at the University of Adelaide, Monash University, and the Australian National University. Inglis was at one time the W. K. Hancock Professor of History and held the Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University; he was awarded the FAW Literature Award in 1998 and won the Ernest Scott History Prize, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards History Price, and Centre for Australian Cultural Studies Award in 1999.
PHA Qld extends condolences to Emeritus Professor Inglis’s family and close colleagues.