Announcing the 2019 Humanities Travelling Fellowship recipients

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We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Humanities Travelling Fellowships. Our Humanities Travelling Fellowships (HTF) enable early career researchers (ECRs) to undertake research overseas, including accessing archives and other research materials and connecting with international researchers and networks. Since 1985, the Fellowships have  provided much-needed assistance and career development to promising ECRs and  strengthened collaborations and alliances …

Announcing the 2019 Publication Subsidy Scheme recipients

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We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Publication Subsidy Scheme (PSS). Established in 1970, it is one our longest-standing initiatives assisting Australian scholars with the costs associated with publishing high-quality humanities research. The forthcoming publications from this year’s recipients, to be published by major presses both within Australia and internationally, span a number of humanities disciplines and …

Re-encountering the Archive: Aftermaths of War

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To coincide with this year’s Anzac Day, we invite you to explore articles from three of our Fellows that consider several aspects of the aftermath of war: how we memorialise those who served, how we internalise personal and national trauma, and how we respond, through policy, to a world much altered by conflict. Dr Margaret Rose FRHistS FAHA’s article ‘In …

Applications open for the Australian Academy of the Humanities and The British Academy Knowledge Frontiers Forum

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The British Academy and the Australian Academy of the Humanities are inviting applications for humanities, arts and social science Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to apply to attend the Knowledge Frontiers Forum on the ‘The Future’ to take place Monday 11 November – Tuesday 12 November 2019 in Brisbane. This special event will bring together up to 40 ECRs (understood as …

McCredie Musicological Award

Applications now open for the 2019 McCredie Musicological Award

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Applications now open for the 2019 McCredie Musicological Award The McCredie Musicological Award recognises outstanding achievement in musicology by an Australian scholar under the age of 40. It is one of Australia’s most prestigious awards for the study of musicology— from performance practice, music in the cultural context, through to the theory, analysis and composition of music. The award celebrates …

Grants and Awards

Applications now open for our 2019 grants and awards

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Every year, the Academy offers a series of prestigious grants and awards as part of our ongoing commitment to fostering and promoting the highest quality humanities research and supporting the next generation of scholars and practitioners. We are pleased to announce that applications for the Humanities Travelling Fellowships, the David Philips Travelling Fellowship and Publication Subsidy Scheme are now open …

The Max Crawford Medal

Applications now open for the 2019 Crawford Medal

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The Max Crawford Medal is Australia’s most prestigious award for excellence and promise in the humanities. It is presented to an early career scholar, whose research and publications make an exceptional contribution to the understanding of their discipline by the general public. The Medal celebrates the outstanding career of Academy Foundation Fellow Emeritus Professor R. M. (Max) Crawford OBE FAHA. …

Humanities, Arts & Culture Data Summit

Registrations open: Humanities, Arts and Culture Data Summit and DARIAH Beyond Europe workshop

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Registrations are now open for the 2nd Humanities, Arts and Culture Data Summit and 3rd International DARIAH Beyond Europe workshop to be held on 27-29 March at the National Library of Australia, Canberra. The Australian Academy of the Humanities, the European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities initiative (DARIAH) and the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) are delighted …

Celebrating 50 years of the Academy

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The Academy is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019. This significant milestone provides a unique opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of the humanities to understanding our past and making sense of the present, and consider the role that the humanities will play in humanising the future. “In our ever changing and dynamic world, the humanities remain central to our cultures …

Announcing the 2018 Annual Academy Book List

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It is our great pleasure to launch the inaugural Australian Academy of the Humanities Book List. This initiative aims to celebrate and promote books published by the Fellowship and our grants and awards alumni within the last 18 months. Previously, the Academy’s flagship journal Humanities Australia has included an ‘Ex Libris’ section with images of a few of the many …