2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Australasian Association for European History, which has held biennial conferences of scholars working in European History from Australia, New Zealand, and further afield internationally since 1969. Recent themes have included Europe’s entanglements with a wider world, and violence in European history. The theme for the next conference is “The Revenge of Europe’s Past?”. 
After decades of peaceful integration and the spread of liberal democracy, firstly in Southern, then in Eastern Europe, we are now witnessing a resurgence of nationalisms and right-wing populist movements, as well as a widespread rejection of neo-liberal economic policies. The conference theme invites reflections on the relationship between Europe’s past and present developments, as well as on the state of European history as a field, but contributions on all facets of modern European history are welcome.



Information on programme, and advice on accommodation and transport, to follow.


University of Queensland, St. Lucia (Brisbane)