Hundreds of historians have gathered in Canberra for the 2018 Australian conference. During this week over 350 papers will be delivered. I am in Canberra attending the conference and will be tweeting and blogging from here all week. The welcome to country for this conference was delivered by Matilda House, an elder from the Ngambri-Ngunnawal people of the Canberra region. “You … [Read more...] about The 2018 Australian Historical Association Conference Begins!
Twitter is a great medium to use during a conference. Participants can share news from the conference to people who are unable to attend. It is another way of publicising great work by the presenters and showing the world that your professional community is contributing valuable work to society. At its best Twitter conference streams can put you in touch with the latest and … [Read more...] about @perkinsy’s Top 10 Conference Tweeting Tips
Some great online history resources were shared by historians tweeting the recent Australian Historical Association conference (#OzHA2017). I have trawled through a lot of links to bring to you some of the useful and interesting history resources that caught my eye. Conference Papers Several presenters have very generously shared their conference papers online: Bruce … [Read more...] about Papers and Great History Websites Shared at #OzHA2017
The annual gathering of historians in Australia is big. This year there were nearly 300 papers delivered in concurrent sessions. Yesterday I blogged about the keynotes and plenary panels. Today I will have a look at the masses of papers delivered by over three hundred historians. Before you recoil in horror at the prospect of a very lengthy post, I assure you that I will be … [Read more...] about Topics that Interest Historians in Australia
If you want to know what history excites historians living in Australia and the latest historical research, you should follow the annual Australian Historical Association conference held each July. This year's record conference Twitter stream together with the conference program and abstracts gives us a peek into the vibrant conference held recently at the University of … [Read more...] about The Big Sessions at the 2017 Australian Historical Association Conference