Welcome to H-ANZAU, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-ANZAU encourages scholarly discussion of the history and culture of Aotearoa / New Zealand and Australia. H-ANZAU's online editor and editorial board serve a broad intellectual community.

Below you will find a constantly updated list of newly published books in Australian and New Zealand Studies. The list includes books streaming from the H-Net Book Channel and new book announcements posted to H-ANZAU by subscribers. Next to books are all the announcements and discussions we encourage here. You can find CFPs in the link on the right side of this page, under H-ANZAU Resources.

H-ANZAU is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

New Books in ANZAU Studies

New Book - By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783

Author: Michael J. Green
Title: By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 3/7/2017
ISBN: 9780231180429 Hardcover  (English)

New Book - The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian Art, History and Cultural Politics

Author: Jaynie Anderson, Christopher R. Marshall, Andrew Yip, eds.
Title: The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian Art, History and Cultural Politics
Publisher: Power Publications
Publication Date: 2/1/2017
ISBN: 9780994306432 Trade Paperback  (English)


Recent Content

CFP: Experiencing Pacific Environments – 11th ESfO Conference (European Society of Oceanists)

11th ESfO Conference (European Society of Oceanists) to be held at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany, 29 June 2017 – 02 July 2017

Call for Papers – Deadline: 28 February 2017

Conference Theme -- Experiencing Pacific Environments

ANN: Harry Gentle PhD Scholarship - Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University

The scholarship: We seek applications from innovative scholars in any discipline relevant to digital history to join the research team of the newly established Harry Gentle Resource Centre at Griffith University. The Centre is developing a portal of research dedicated to the study of Australian history to the 1850s, with an initial focus on the territory that became Queensland. We are exploring innovative approaches in digital humanities to documenting, representing and interpreting that history. This historical period represents an era of intercultural encounters.

Katie Pickles, Catharine Coleborne, eds.
Jennifer Kain

Kain on Pickles and Coleborne, 'New Zealand's Empire'

Katie Pickles, Catharine Coleborne, eds. New Zealand's Empire. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9153-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Kain (University of London)
Published on H-ANZAU (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Toby Harper

ANN: PhD Scholarship Opportunity - The Invisible Farmer ARC Funded Project.

Expressions of Interest are being sought for suitably qualified students to work on the  ARC  Funded Linkage Project: The Invisible Farmer

The Invisible Farmer funded as an ARC Linkage project, is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. It will combine personal narratives and academic research to map the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in Australian agriculture. The project is based on a creative partnership between rural communities, academics, government and cultural organisations, and aims to:

Re: CFP: "Southern Outlaws" The 11th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

Apologies, but the above "smart" link that re-directs to the proper link is not working. Please use this link for conference information:


Best wishes,
Alex Kaufman