Publication: New Textbook: Thomas Cauvin, Public History, a Textbook of Practice (Routledge, May 2016)


Dear all, I know Public History has been quite popular in Australia and New Zealand. I wish to share with you the publication of my book: Public History: A Textbook of Practice with Routledge next month. The textbook serves as a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. You can already see the contents and teh reviews here https://www.routledge.com/products/9780765645913

CFP: Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions

Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions
University of Wollongong, 24–25 November 2016

Keynote speakers
Professor Clare Anderson, University of Leicester
Professor Jane Lydon, University of Western Australia
Dr Alice Te Punga Somerville, Macquarie University
Dr Virginia Marshall, University of Wollongong

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

We are soliciting abstracts on a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives. While outlawry has its formal origins in the Middle Ages, the outlaw is a figure and trope present in many modern, post-1700 texts, especially American, Native American, African American, and Australian outlaw narratives.

CONF: Voyages and Visions: A Symposium in Honour of John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell

Join us at the University of New South Wales and the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney for a landmark three-day event to celebrate the careers of Scientia Professors John Gascoigne and Ian Tyrrell. This program brings together leading historians from all over Australia and the world to share ground-breaking new work on empires and exploration, cross-cultural encounters, the history of science, American exceptionalism, and social and environmental visionaries.

ANN: 2016 Margaret Medcalf Award for excellence in archival research and referencing

The annual Margaret Medcalf Award recognizes excellence in referencing and research in the use of State Archives held by the State Records Office of Western Australia. It honours Ms Margaret Medcalf OAM, WA's second State Archivist, and the the winner of the award wins a cash prize of $1,000.


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