HCSA Historian Awards
Historian Awards 2021
The HCSA Historian Awards seek to recognise the outstanding achievements of an individual or group who have made a major contribution in the field of history in South Australia. These achievements can encompass, but are not limited to, history teaching, historical research and scholarship, teaching, raising community awareness of our history and heritage (for example through presentations, exhibitions, traditional and digital publications), and strengthening the profile of history.
The awards may be awarded in the following categories: Historian of the Year; Emerging Historian; Life Long Historian; Digital Technologies Award; and Contribution to Regional or Community History (Individual or Group).
The Nominations for the 2021 Historian Awards will open from 1 January 2021. Closing date for submissions, 5 pm, Friday 30 April 2021. (2021 submissions are now closed)
How to nominate a Historian
Please complete the nomination form and attach a citation (one-page maximum) setting out the case for the nominee in terms of how their achievements align with the award’s criteria.
A suggested citation could follow the following outline:
- Relevant background and relevant employment/volunteering/experience in history related fields
- Achievements/outputs (for example: publications, exhibitions and positions held)
- Community involvement and contribution
- Innovation/further details of interest
This year's winners (2021)
2021's winners were Dr Anne Black, Dr Kristy Kokegei, Jeffrey Noble, Will Sergeant, and Don Loffler. Read more about the winners and their work here.
2020's winners were Rachel Bleeze, Eric Fuss, Barbara J. Lodge, and Paddy O' Toole. Read more about the winners and their work here.