Volume 46 Call for Papers

The MHJ is calling for papers for its latest edition: “Boundaries & Bodies” Volume 46 (2018) History has often been organised around notions of fixed boundaries and borders. Conflict, community, ideology and memory have been defined in these terms. Historians have increasingly worked to interrogate our assumptions and break down these categories that were once… Read more »

MHJ vol. 45 Contested Spaces Release

Melbourne Historical Journal is pleased to announce:    Volume 45 (2017) Contested Spaces The world around us is shaped by historical conflict and change. Contests over identity, memory and material relations play out not only in time but also across multiple scales of space. ‘Space’ in this context can encompass geographical, social, cultural, economic, political, and religious environments; from the global to the local scale. Present-day controversies over the… Read more »

MHJ vol. 44 Intersections & Disconnections

Melbourne Historical Journal  44 (2016) Intersections & Disconnections   History has long been understood as more than a series of linear events and might be represented as intersections and disconnections of time and space. The writings of anthropologist Clifford Geertz and historian Greg Dening, in particular, have influenced scholars to consider history as a complex web… Read more »

MHJ Open Access LIVE

MHJ has launched its open access programme. To celebrate past Australian graduate historical work and to make our back issues available to a greater number of people, MHJ issues older than two years are now available online for free at the MHJ Journal System.

  • Greg Dening Memorial Prize 2016

    Congratulations to Toby Nash, winner of the 2016 Greg Dening Memorial Prize! Established in 2009, the prize is offered to honour the work and ideas of Professor Greg Dening. The Greg Dening Memorial Prize is awarded to the graduate article submitted to the Melbourne Historical Journal which best engages with the broad themes and methodologies… Read more »

  • CFP / ‘Contested Space’ / Melbourne History Journal Vol. 45

    [CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 14!] The Melbourne Historical Journal Collective is excited to invite contributions to volume 45 (2017) of the Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ). Published since 1961, the MHJ is a refereed journal for the publication of postgraduate research in all aspects of history. The world around us is shaped by historical conflict and change. Contests over… Read more »

  • MHJ Amphora update

    From 2017, the Melbourne Historical Journal will be published once per year, as it has for most of its history.

  • CFP / ‘Intersections & Disconnections’ / MHJ Vol. 44.1

    [CFP EXTENDED TO 15 JULY 2016.]  Contributions are invited for publication in volume 44.1, 2016 of the Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ). Published since 1961, the MHJ is a refereed journal for the publication of postgraduate research in all aspects of history. It is open to new approaches and aims to present original postgraduate work to a wide readership.

  • Melbourne Historical Journal, No. 43.1, 2015

    We have released the 2015 volume of the Melbourne Historical Journal. 

  • Launch: MHJ Volume 43.1

    The Melbourne Historical Journal Collective invites our contributors, subscribers and readers to this year’s journal launch.