Applications Open – Australian Historical Association Prizes 2020

Ann Curthoys Prize

The Australian Historical Association and the editors of History Australia are pleased to announce that applications are open for the Ann Curthoys Prize. The Prize is awarded for the best unpublished article-length work by an Early Career Researcher (within 5 years of PhD graduation) in any one or combination of the following fields in which Ann has published:

  • Australian history; 
  • feminist history; 
  • Indigenous history; 
  • transnational/comparative/colonial history; 
  • history and theory.

The winner will be awarded $750 in prize money and a citation, presented annually at the AHA national conference. In addition to the Prize the winning entry will be considered for publication in History Australia – the journal of the Australian Historical Association. The prize will be announced at the AHA conference.

Applications due 1 May 2020


Jill Roe Prize

The Jill Roe Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student.

The Prize honours the career of Professor Emerita Jill Roe (1940–2017), an eminent and much-loved Australian historian who made a very significant contribution to the writing, teaching and public communication of history in Australia and abroad.

The Award will consist of a cash payment of $150 and a citation, presented annually at the AHA national conference. In addition to the Prize the winning entry will be considered for publication in History Australia.

Applications due 31 March 2020

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