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MHJ Volume 46 (2018): Boundaries & Bodies

Melbourne Historical Journal is pleased to announce the release of its 46th volume: In Volume 46 of the Melbourne Historical Journal we asked authors to speak to the themes of ‘Boundaries and Bodies’. Recent global trends in historiography, as well as wider political shifts, have raised provoking questions surrounding subjectivity, the self and belonging across… Read more »

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MHJ Blog

Introducing the Melbourne Historical Journal Student Blog Welcome to the Melbourne Historical Journal Blog! This blog has been launched with the intention of discussing some of the issues facing postgraduate students and early career researchers today, as well as to provide a platform for our audience to get to know some members of the Collective… Read more »

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Melbourne Historical Journal Volume 47 (2019): ‘Narratives & Power’ Call for Papers

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29 JULY, 2019 As a discipline, history occupies the intersection between institutional knowledge production and everyday practices of storytelling and meaning-making. Across time and places, narrating the past has been central to processes of understanding selves, identities, and societies. As historians, we locate and interact with historical sources in various forms… Read more »

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MHJ vol. 45 Contested Spaces Available

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 »

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Launch: MHJ Volume 43.1

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

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Book Launch: A World Enchanted

MHJ is proud to announce the launch of an original collection of essays in honour of Professor Charles Zika.