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Jasanoff wins US$75,000 Cundill Prize in History

19 November 2018

US author and academic Maya Jasanoff has won Canada's 2018 Cundill Prize in History—the largest international prize for a work of history, worth US$75,000 (A$102,500)—for her book The Dawn Watch: Joseph...

‘Larrikins’ wins 2013 Ernest Scott Prize

15 July 2013

Larrikins: A History by Melissa Bellanta (UQP) has won the 2013 Ernest Scott Prize for history, presented by the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts. Judges Mark Finnane from Griffith...

Ernest Scott Prize 2013 shortlist announced

7 June 2013

The shortlist for the 2013 Ernest Scott Prize for history, presented by the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts, has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Webs of Empire: Locating...

Platt wins US$75,000 Cundill Prize in History 

4 December 2012

US author Stephen Platt has won the 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill University in Canada for his book Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the...

Victorian Community History Awards announced 

30 October 2012

The Art of Being Melbourne by Maree Coote (Melbournestyle Books) has won the $5000 Victorian Community History Award, presented on 23 October at the National Gallery of Victoria. The History Publication...

Hill of Content: A brief history

24 October 2012

Melbourne’s Hill of Content Bookshop recently celebrated its 90th birthday. Manager Andrew Robertson shares the store’s history: Hill of Content Bookshop’s founder, A H Spencer was born in1886 at Balmain,...

Dad’s the word: Upcoming father’s day titles

13 June 2012

Spare dads the socks and ties this year with a selection of well-chosen Father’s Day titles. Kate Blackwood rounds up some of the best. Sports and music For sports-mad dads...

NSW Premier’s History Awards announced 

28 October 2008

The winners of the 2008 NSW Premier's History Awards and History Fellowships have been announced. The awards were presented by the NSW Premier and Minister for the Arts, Nathan Rees...

Victorian community history awards announced 

29 January 2008

Jillian Durance has won the main prize at the 2007 Victorian Community History Awards for Still Going Strong: The Story of the Moyarra Honor Roll (Moyarra Community Group). Judges described her...

In brief 

15 January 2008

Woolies named world-class retailerWoolworths has made it into the top 25 of a list of 250 ‘world-class' retailers. The Deloitte 2008 Global Powers of Retailing report, which identifies the 250...