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Fellow Alan Atkinson wins Victorian Premier's Literary Award

Congratulations to Professor Alan Atkinson FAHA, winner of the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Award. Professor Atkinson won the award with the final instalment of his landmark triple-volume history of the Europeans in Australia, The Europeans in Australia: Volume Three: Nation (NewSouth), which focuses on the period from the 1870s to the First World War.

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. >>

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. >>

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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