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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • CFP / ‘Technology’ / MHJ Amphora 2015

    The Amphora (Ancient World Studies) Issue of MHJ is now accepting articles and book reviews for its 2015 journal.