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The Australia Historical Association‘s 2019 Conference, will be held 8-12 July 2019, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba and they are calling for papers on their theme ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’ 

How have the local and the global intersected, inspired and transformed experiences within and from Australia’s history? How do the histories of Indigenous, imperial, migrant and the myriad of other communities and networks inform, contest and shape knowledge about Australia today? The conference theme speaks to the centrality of History for engaging with community and family networks. Constructing livelihoods within an empire and a nation that have had a global reach, local communities have responded in diverse ways. The varieties of historical enquiry into this past enrich our understanding of Australian and world history.


The AHA welcomes paper and panel proposals on any geographical area, time period, or field of history, on the conference theme ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’.


Abstracts due 28 February 2019 and can be submitted here.


For further information see here or email: