The History Council of Australia has announced a call for nominations for the 2013 South Australian Historian of the Year Awards.
These annual awards honour the achievements of South Australian historians. Three awards and an essay prize recognise individuals for outstanding research and scholarship and acknowledge their broader contribution through teaching, leadership, mentoring and community involvement. The closing date for award nominations is 31 May 2013. The Governor of South Australia will present the awards on 29 July 2013.
The four awards are:
- South Australian Life-Long History Achievement Award
- South Australian Historian of the Year Award
- Emerging South Australian Historian of the Year
- Wakefield Companion to SA History Undergraduate Essay Prize
The History Council of SA introduced the awards in 2012. Dr Susan Marsden won the Life-Long History Achievement Award while Emeritus Professor Eric Richards was named SA Historian of the Year.