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New book – Endurance: Australian Stories of Drought

Deb Anderson, Monash University CSIRO Publishing Endurance presents stories of ordinary Australians grappling with extraordinary circumstances, providing insight into their lives, their experiences with drought and their perceptions of climate change. The book opens...

History Honours Workshop @ANU

Writing an honours thesis in the field of History? Want to meet honours students from other universities and discuss how to research and write your thesis? The School of History of the Australian National University invites you to an intensive History Honours Workshop...

New Book – Running Out? Water in Western Australia

Ruth A. Morgan UWAP, 320 pp, PB, February 2015. For nearly 200 years the visions and aspirations of the people of Australia’s west have been characterised by an unquenchable thirst. Ruth Morgan uncovers the fear of running out of water — a fear that has long gripped...

ESEH 2015 registration open, call for posters

ESEH2015 meeting registration open Registration for the ESEH meeting in Versailles, France, 30 June to 4 July 2015, is now available! Register at http://www.eseh2015.eu/register/. Discounted registration is only available through March 31st, so register now. Note that...

EOI: Australian Forest History Society conference

Call for Expressions of Interest 9th Conference—Mount Gambier, South Australia, 21-24 October 2015 The 9th Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc. will be held in Mount Gambier, South Australia, from 21-23 October 2015. This will be followed by a one...

KTH, Sweden: Associate professor in environmental history

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden is advertising the position of Associate Professor in Environmental History. It is a permanent, full-time position. Further details on the KTH website.   Feature image: Boating into the Stockholm sunrise....