Historians at ACU receive multiple grants

Published: Wednesday 20th May 2015

Historians at ACU have been recognised with multiple grants as part of the most recent Australian Academy of the Humanities awards round.

Dr Noah Riseman and Dr Catherine Bishop of the Historical Studies Research Concentration at ACU have each been awarded an Australian Academy of Humanities Publishing Award for their respective publications:

  • Noah Riseman and Richard Trembath,Defending Australia, Defending Indigenous Rights: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service since 1945, University of Queensland Press, 2016.
  • Catherine Bishop, Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney. NewSouth Publishing, 2015

Dr Catherine Bishop has also received an Australian Academy of Humanities Travelling Fellowship for her two current research projects,'World-Minded Women: The International Federation of Business and Professional Women', which is linked with the University of Sydney ARC Laureate Program in International History, and 'World Youth Forums: Internationalist Youth Initiatives in the Cold War, 1947-55'.

In addition, Dr Fiona Davis has also been granted the biennial David Philips Traveling Fellowship for her project "Local History and Healing: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its Lessons for Australia."