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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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MHJ Amphora update

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

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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.

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Greg Dening Memorial Prize 2015

The MHJ can announce that the Greg Dening Memorial Prize for 2015 has been awarded to Rula Paterson for her article History in Stone: the Work of The Victorian Historical Memorials Committee. This article appeared in the Melbourne Historical Journal Volume 43 Issue 1 (2015).