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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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Greg Dening Prize 2018

The MHJ is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Greg Dening Prize is Nathaniel Cutter. Nat won the prize for his paper entitled ‘Turks, Moors, Deys and Kingdoms: North African Diversity in the Stuart Periodical Press’, which will be published in the 2019 issue of the Melbourne Historical Journal. His PhD project… Read more »

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

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 and interpret narratives in competing ways which… 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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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 »