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.

  • 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.

  • Welcome to our new web site

    MHJ is proud to launch our new web site.

  • Melbourne Historical Journal, No. 42, 2014

    We have released the 2014 volume of the Melbourne Historical Journal.