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Fellows Honoured in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List

The Academy warmly congratulates two of its Fellows who have been awarded honours in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List. Distinguished Professor Stuart Cunningham FAHA was awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of The Order of Australia for significant service to higher education, particularly to the study of media and communications, as an academic and researcher. Professor Professor Brij Lal OF FAHA was awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of The Order of Australia for significant service to education, through the preservation and teaching of Pacific history, as a scholar, author and commentator.

Fellow James Adams Honoured with CBE

Warm congratulations to Dr James Adams CBE FBA FAHA upon being made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Latin Scholarship. Dr Adams is Emeritus Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, and an expert in Latin Philology and Linguistics.

Fellow Becomes Member of Royal Victorian Order

The Academy offers its warmest congratulations to Professor William Coaldrake FAHA, who has been made a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) for 'services to the Royal Collection'. Established by Queen Victoria in 1896, The Royal Victorian Order is a dynastic order of knighthood recognising distinguished personal service to the order's Sovereign. Professor Coaldrake is an expert in the History of Japanese Art and Architecture, currently based at the University of Tokyo.

Visiting Professor in Australian Studies 2016–17 or 2017–18 (two terms)

The Centre for Pacific and American Studies at The University of Tokyo invites applications for the position of Visiting Professor in Australian Studies from highly qualified Australians with a significant academic or public achievement in the fields of Australian studies, history, cultural studies, politics, literary studies, international relations and other relevant areas across the humanities and social sciences. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 11 September 2015. For further information visit

Curtin University calls for Research Fellowship applicants

The Faculty of Humanities at Curtin University is providing support for applicants from humanities-related disciplines for its current round of Research Fellowships. Applications close on Friday 10 July 2015. Further information >>

Library of Congress Kluge Fellowships Open

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified humanities scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months. Applications are open to foreign nationals as well as US citizens, closing 15 July 2015. Visit the Library's website for further information.

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