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Menzies Centre Australian Bicentennial Scholarships & Fellowships

The Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London is accepting applications for its Australian Bicentennial Scholarships & Fellowships, closing 27 April 2015. For further details visit the Menzies Centre website.

Two Fellows awarded Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies

The Academy warmly congratulates Professor John Gascoigne FAHA and Professor Penny Russell FAHA on their appointment to the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University. Established in 1978 as a gift from the Australian government to celebrate the US bicentenary, this is the first time that the Chair has been awarded to two scholars.

Thomas Keneally wins Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature

The Academy warmly congratulates Honorary Fellow Thomas Keneally AO FAHA for receiving the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. This award, formerly the Writers’ Emeritus Award, acknowledges the achievements of eminent literary writers over the age of 60 who have made an outstanding and lifelong contribution to Australian literature. Past winners include Bruce Dawe, the late Christopher Koch, Herb Wharton and Frank Moorhouse AM. For further information visit the Australia Council website.

Call for Fellowships: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) is now opening the annual call for fellowship applications. Applications for NIAS Individual Fellowships for non-Dutch scholars in 2016–17 close on 15 April 2015. For more information see the NIAS website.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research & Innovation Staff Exchange

Applications are now open for Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) funding being offered under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. The RISE programme funds short-term staff exchanges between academic and non-academic organisations (universities, research centres, or companies). Australian organisations are eligible to apply in collaboration with organisations in the EU or associated countries. Applications close on 28 April 2015. For more information visit the EC website.

DFAT grant opportunities: Deepening relations with North Asia

Innovative ideas for joint projects with counterparts, colleagues and friends in North Asia are encouraged by the Boards of the Australia-China Council, the Australia-Japan Foundation and the Australia-Korea Foundation. Annual grant rounds are now open. Links to the online application forms and further information are available on the DFAT website.

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