Submissions are invited for the ‘Green stream’ at the Australian Historical Association Conference ‘The Scale of History’, to be held Monday 2 – Friday 6 July 2018 at the Australian National University, Canberra.

Convenors: Professor Tom Griffiths (ANU) and Dr Julie McIntyre (Newcastle)

The Green Stream is running for the third time this AHA after successful ventures at Ballarat (2016) and Newcastle (2017). It features environmental history – the sort of history which includes nature as an agent, not just background to the historical story, and ranges widely across urban and regional histories, disasters, the inland and the sea, and political and environmental activism. The conference theme of ‘The Scale of History’ lends itself to special scrutiny by environmental historians who have to work across different dimensions of time and space. In Canberra, in addition to normal papers, we are hoping to generate a series of joint forums that will cross streams (for example, Scales of History: from the Local to the Planetary; Australian History in the Great Acceleration; Museums and the Anthropocene).

Click here for the full call for papers and to make an online submission. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Image: AG Lake Burley Griffin from Black Mountain