Excellence in the humanities

The humanities explore how we experience, understand and describe our world and our place in it.
As the national body for the humanities in Australia, we promote excellence and leadership in this endeavour.

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The 21st Trendall Lecture for distinguished scholarship in classical studies will be held 4 February 2019, Armidale NSW.

The 21st Trendall Lecture

Dr J. Lea Beness and Associate Professor Tom Hillard will jointly give the lecture on 4 February 2019 in Armidale NSW. This is a free public event.



Congratulations to our new Fellows, elected in recognition of their distinguished achievement in the humanities and arts disciplines.

Media Release

We are delighted to announce the election of outstanding researchers and practitioners as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, which is the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia.



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The second annual Humanities, Arts & Culture Data Summit will be held 27-29 March 2019 in Canberra.

Data Summit

This event explores new horizons for data-driven humanities research and digital cultural collections. To be held 27-29 March 2019 in Canberra.