Excellence in the humanities

The Academy is the national body for the humanities in Australia, championing the contribution humanities, arts and culture make to national life. Our work aims to ensure ethical, historical and cultural perspectives inform discussions regarding Australia’s future challenges and opportunities.

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Podcast now available of the 50th Academy Lecture — Being Humane: A Contested History — by Joy Damousi.

Academy Lecture

The 50th Academy Lecture was given by Academy President Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA on Thursday 14 November 2019.
Podcast now available.

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Congratulations to our newly elected Fellows — 25 leaders demonstrating the richness and diversity of the humanities and arts in Australia.

Newly elected Fellows

Announcing the election of 25 outstanding researchers and practitioners to the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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Podcast now available of the 50th Symposium opening address — Futures: The Re-formation of Knowledge — by Genevieve Bell.

50th Symposium

The opening key note address for the 50th Symposium was given by Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell FTSE on Thursday 14 November 2019. Podcast now available.

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