Friday, February 12, 2016

History Council of NSW call for nominations

Each year, the History Council of NSW presents a range of awards and prizes, and nominations are closing soon. Take some time to review our awards and share them with others in your network.
  • The inaugural Aboriginal History Prize$1,000 cash prize for students and other beginning historians (up to post-doctoral career) in the writing of Australian Aboriginal history, including Torres Strait Islander history, from original sources. Nominations close 31 March 2016.
  • The Deen De Bortoli Award for Applied HistoryFirst awarded in 2015, the Deen De Bortoli award encourages historians to approach their subjects in ways that use the past to inform contemporary concerns and issues. For 2016 the subject for the Deen De Bortoli Award will be for works in applied and public history that have the potential to inform good public policy. The winner will receive a citation and a prize of $5,000 at the Annual History Lecture during History Week. Nominations close 31 March 2016.
  • The Max Kelly Medal plus a prize of $500 is awarded annually to a ‘beginning’ historian for a work of excellence in any aspect of Australian history. Nominations close 31 March 2016.
All submissions should be sent to:
The History Council of NSW
PO Box R1737
Royal Exchange NSW 1225