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Academy's 18th Trendall Lecture: 28 Jan 2015

The Academy' s 18th A D Trendall Lecture in Classical Studies will take place on Wednesday 28 January 2015 at The University of Adelaide. Professor Carole Newlands of the University of Colorado, USA will deliver the lecture, titled ‘What makes a Roman goddess? Ovid, the empress, and female apotheosis in Rome’. For further details download the event flyer [pdf, 335kb].

China expert elected new President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Professor John FitzgeraldProfessor John Fitzgerald FAHA, a leading expert on China, Australia and the geo-politics of the Asia-Pacific region, was elected President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities on 22 November. Professor Fitzgerald’s broad-ranging expertise and interdisciplinary research includes Chinese-Australian community studies, Asia-Pacific philanthropy and the non-profit (NGO) sector, the history and politics of China, East Asian nationalism, and Asian languages. >>

Applications Open for Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship

The Australian Antarctic Division is calling for applications for its Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship. Applicants from all areas of the creative arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to apply. Closing date for applications is 30 March 2015. For further information see the Division's website.

Australian Academy of the Humanities elects 19 new Fellows

At its Annual General Meeting on 22 November the Australian Academy of the Humanities elected nineteen new Fellows, one of the highest honours available for achievement in the humanities in Australia. >>

2015 Max Planck Research Award announced

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Max Planck Society have issued a call for nominations in the humanities and social sciences for their joint research award for the year 2015. The deadline for nominations is 31 January 2015. For further information visit the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's website.

Mapping the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia

The Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia today released a major new report: Mapping the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia. >>

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