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.

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