Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 28/04/23

Dear All,

Please find below the latest news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies ūüôā


ACNZSN is very pleased to share that a member of the editorial board of its Journal of Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies (JACANZS), Professor Ann McGrath has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. We are also pleased to see Professor Lynette Russell be bestowed this honour as well. It is an extremely well-deserved honour and distinction by both of these amazing scholars and warmest congratulations to them both ūüôā

Trove, Australia’s world-leading digital resource for freely accessible historical newspapers amongst other great resources had its funding secured by the Australian government! ūüôā

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies invites you to their seminar series: ‘Wai Aotearoa: What‚Äôs the news about our water?’ The series runs¬†every Wednesday until 31 May 2023 at the¬†Kelburn Campus of Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand

Book Launch: Carla Pascoe Leahy, Becoming a Mother: An Australian History, Ivanhoe Library, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 13 May 2023 at 2.00 to 3.30pm (AEST)

‘Connections, Culture and Community: In Conversation with the Winners of the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2022,’ Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 23 May 2023 at 2.00 to 3.30pm (AEST)



Northern Territory Literary Awards

Deadline: 15 May 2023

Jane Hansen Prize for History Advocacy, History Council of Victoria

Deadline: 31 July 2023

Call for Papers

Lilith 2023 Symposium: ‚ÄėGender and Joy in History,‚Äô¬†Australian Catholic University, Melbourne campus, 27-28 September 2023

Deadline: 15 May 2023

Biennial Conference of the German Association for Australian Studies on ‘Australian Mobilities,’¬†University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany,¬†19-22 October 2023

Deadline: 15 May 2023

‘(Re)Sources: Historical Inquiry and Labour History Archives,’ Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH) 2023 Conference,¬†RSSS Building, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 23-25 November 2023

Deadline: 31 May 2023

2023 Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Annual Conference, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba campus and online, 30 November-2 December 2023

Deadline: 15 August 2023


Fulbright Canada Distinguished Chair in Arts and Social Sciences at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (ON), Canada

Deadline: 5 May 2023

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Politics at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Deadline: 5 May 2023

Fulbright Canada Distinguished Chair in Public Affairs at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Deadline: 5 May 2023

Merilees Chair and Professor in Political Science (Study of Democracy) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: 30 June 2023

Assistant Professor in Indigenous Sociology at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Deadline: 10 August 2023


2023 National Library of Australia Community Heritage Grants

Deadline: 8 May 2023


Michelle Arrow (Editor), Whitlam and Women: Revisiting the Revolution (Sydney: NewSouth, 2023)

Kate Darian-Smith and David Lowe (Editors), The Australian Embassy in Tokyo and Australia-Japan Relations (Canberra: ANU Press, 2023)

Sarah Kirby and John Gabriel (Editors), Australasian Music, at Home and Abroad (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2023)

Carla Pascoe Leahy, Becoming a Mother: An Australian History (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2023)

Angela McCarthy (Editor), Narratives of Migrant and Refugee Discrimination in New Zealand (Routledge, 2023)

Please let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email at, which I can then include in the monthly newsletter. For ACNZSN to work as well as it can, it will be great to receive contributions from its supporters ūüôā I would also encourage you to subscribe to its blog (so you are able to receive this newsletter directly into your inbox) and follow/or like its social media platforms on Facebook and Twitter.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Jatinder Mann

Creator and Manager of ACNZSN

Editor-in-chief, JACANZS

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