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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 10th Triebel Lecture in modern European languages by Professor Yixu Lu FAHA

10th Triebel Lecture

Edited version of Professor Lu's lecture will be available mid-2018.



Podcast of the 48th Annual Academy Lecture by Professor Kim Scott FAHA now available

48th Academy Lecture

Listen to Professor Scott's Academy Lecture on 'Not just warriors and victims'



The 20th Trendall Lecture in classical studies by Associate Professor Anne Mackay

20th Trendall Lecture

Tuesday 30 January 2018, Brisbane


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