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 …

Fellows recognised in 2019 Australia Day Honours

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The Academy warmly congratulates four of its Fellows who have been awarded honours in this year’s Australia Day Honours list. Honorary Fellow, Mr Carrillo Gantner AO FAHA, was awarded Companion (AC) in the General Division of The Order of Australia for eminent service to the community through professional involvement in, and philanthropic support for, the performing and visual arts, and …

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 …

Welcoming our newly elected Fellows

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We are delighted to announce the election of 27 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 …

Government intervention strips $4M from humanities researchers

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The Australian Academy of the Humanities today expressed its shock and anger at the news that former Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, personally intervened to strip the nation’s humanities researchers of over $4M in funding that had been approved through a world-renowned peer review process of funding. During the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee estimates hearing yesterday, …

Announcing the winner of the 2018 Medal for Excellence in Translation

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We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Medal for Excellence in Translation is Julie Rose for her translation of Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds by Philippe Paquet, translated into English from the original French. Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds (La Trobe University Press/Black Inc. Books, 2017) is a translation of Philippe Paquet’s biography of the late …

‘A New Approach’ update

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On behalf of A New Approach, I am delighted to provide an update on the initiative. An important meeting of A New Approach’s Steering Committee took place in early September. The Committee discussed the development of the program of work and is chaired by the Academy’s President Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA with representatives from the funding partners The Myer …