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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 »

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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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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 »