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 …

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Welcoming our 28 newly elected Fellows

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We are delighted to announce the election of 28 outstanding researchers and practitioners to the Australian Academy of the Humanities, which is the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia. “I am honoured to welcome our new Fellows, elected in recognition of their distinguished achievement in the humanities and arts disciplines,” said President of the Academy, Professor Joy …

Remembrance Day and the Power of Writing

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To mark this year’s Remembrance Day, we invite you to explore articles and research from three of our Fellows examining how soldiers harnessed the power of writing, language and humour to make sense of their experience of the Great War. Using sources such as soldier’s diaries, trench journals, and wartime magazines, the research on display here moves beyond the panoramic …

Humanities Australia No. 9

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We are delighted to launch the ninth edition of Humanities Australia. Established in 2010, Humanities Australia is the Academy’s flagship journal, showcasing some of the outstanding research and writing being carried out by our Fellows. It is an essential part of our commitment to supporting excellence in the humanities and communicating their value to the public. The articles in this …

Shortlist announced for the Medal for Excellence in Translation

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We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Medal for Excellence in Translation, a major national award that recognises outstanding achievement in translation and the vital role of translators in Australian culture and scholarly discourse. The shortlisted candidates are: David Holm for Hanvueng: The Goose King and the Ancestral King, An Epic from Guangxi in Southern China (Brill, …

Symposium program preview

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Professor Bronwen Neil FAHA, co-convenor of the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 49th Symposium Clash of Civilisations? Where are we now? previews the event, to be held 15-16 November 2018, Sydney. This year marks the 25th anniversary of ‘The Clash of Civilisations?’ — the question posed by Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008) in a Foreign Affairs article (1993), and in his …

Announcing the 2018 Max Crawford Medallists

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The Australian Academy of the Humanities is delighted to announce that Dr Raihan Ismail of the Australian National University and Dr Ana Tanasoca of the University of Canberra are the joint recipients of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career researchers in the humanities. The Medal was established through a bequest made to the Academy by …

Announcing the 2018 Publication Subsidy Scheme recipients

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We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Publication Subsidy Scheme. One of the Academy’s longest-standing initiatives in supporting scholarly work in the Humanities, the Publication Subsidy Scheme assists Australia-based scholars with the costs associated with the publication of their research. The forthcoming publications from this year’s recipients span a number of humanities disciplines including art history, visual …

Announcing the 2018 Humanities Travelling Fellowship recipients

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We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Humanities Travelling Fellowships. The Humanities Travelling Fellowship (HTF) programme enables early career researchers (ECRs) to undertake research overseas, including accessing archives and other research materials and connecting with international researchers and networks. The chief objectives of the programme are to promote research which advances knowledge in the humanities, to assist …

Gallipoli: Transnational perspectives from archaeology, literature and film

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To mark the centenary of the end of World War 1 this year, the Academy will be going back to the archive to share selected research and writing from our Fellowship that addresses the history, impact and representations of the Great War. Re-encountering humanities research in this way not only helps us to understand the past but also to reflect …