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CAUL/ASA Fellowship 2016

The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) have announced that applications are now open for 2016 CAUL and ASA Fellowships, designed to showcase university libraries' special collections. Applications close 14 June 2016. For further information visit CAUL's website.

State Library of NSW: Two Fellowship Opportunities Closing Soon

The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has two Fellowship opportunities closing on 30 May 2016; the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship, which supports the use of the Mitchell Library's collections for the study and research of Australian history; and the Merewether Fellowship, which supports the use of the Mitchell Library's collections for the study and research of nineteenth-century New South Wales history. For further details and on how to apply visit the SLNSW website.

Professor Paul Taçon FAHA awarded 2016 ARC Laureate Fellowship

Warm congratulations to Professor Paul Taçon FAHA of Griffith University upon being awarded an ARC 2016 Laureate Fellowship. Professor Taçon's research focuses on Australian rock art history, conservation and Indigenous well-being.

Stuart Mcintyre AO FAHA wins 2016 Ernest Scott Prize

Congratulations to Professor Stuart Mcintyre AO FAHA upon receiving the 2016 Ernest Scott Prize, for his publication Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (NewSouth Publishing, 2015).

ERA 2015 reaffirms the quality of humanities research in Australia

The Australian Academy of the Humanities today welcomed the release of the ERA 2015 report, which demonstrates outstanding results for research in the humanities. Read more >>

Guide to humanities calls in Horizon 2020

Funding opportunities for the humanities under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 work programme have been collated in a document prepared by NET4SOCIETY, the international network of National Contact Points for humanities and social sciences in Europe.

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