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Academy Fellows Honoured - 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards

The Academy offers its warm congratulations to Emeritus Professor Brian Nelson FAHA and David Malouf AO FAHA for their respective winning entries in the 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Emeritus Professor Nelson was awarded the Prize for Translation for his work on translating from French, with a particular focus on Emile Zola's works. Mr Malouf was awarded the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry for his 2014 volume 'Earth Hour'.

19th Trendall Lecture: 28 May 2015

The 19th Trendall Lecture will take place on Thursday 28 May 2015 from 6–8pm at the Hellenic Museum, 280 William Street, Melbourne. Professor Tyler Jo Smith, Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, USA, will present the lecture titled '"More Celebrated than Actually Known": Sir John Soane's Greek Vases'. This lecture is hosted by the A.D. Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies at La Trobe University. It is a free event but please book seats by following this link. Download a flyer for the event here.

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.

Museum of Australian Democracy Fellowships & Scholarships Open

The Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) is accepting applications for the current round of Australian Prime Ministers Centre (APMC) Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Summer Scholarships. For further information visit MoAD's website.

Applications Invited for New Australia-Germany Research Scheme

Applications are now open for the new Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme. This scheme was established by a Memorandum of Understanding between Universities Australia and the German Academic Research Exchange (DAAD) in late 2014. The scheme is open to Australian researchers at participating Australian universities in all academic fields. Applications are invited from 9 April to 30 June 2015. Further information including the application pack is available from the Universities Australia website.

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