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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

  • 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. 

  • Book Launch: A World Enchanted

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

  • A World Enchanted: Magic and the Margins (MHJ Research Series)

    The second volume in the Melbourne Historical Journal Research Series… A World Enchanted: Magic and the Margins edited by Julie Davies and Michael Pickering Essays in Honour of Charles Zika

  • CFP / ‘Territories & Transitions’ / MHJ Vol. 43

    Contributions are invited from postgraduate students in history for publication in volume 43, 2015 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.    

  • Call for Papers 2015 coming soon

    The theme for the 2015 edition of MHJ will be announced in April, and we’ll open our web site for submissions shortly after.