Indigenous Brisbane-based artist awarded for reviving traditional possum skin cloaks

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An award-winning Australian artist whose recent practice involves the revival of the traditional Indigenous possum skin cloak, is the recipient of the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2020 John Mulvaney Fellowship. Dr Carol McGregor is a Brisbane-based artist of Wathaurung (Kulin Nation) and Scottish descent, and is a possum skin cloak maker, painter, printmaker and sculptor. As an artist, she …

Announcing the 2020 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 running awards programs. Our Publication Subsidy Scheme supports quality publication in the humanities. Subsidies are awarded to early career researchers to support costs associated with publication, such as illustrations, maps, and copyright fees. The projects from this year’s 12 recipients cover a …

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New ARC Special Research Initiative for Australian history, culture and society now open

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Applications are now open for the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Special Research Initiative (SRI) for projects addressing Australian history, culture and society. Applications must be submitted via the ARC’s Research Management System and will close 6 May 2020 with projects to be awarded and funding commencing in 2020. The new SRI is a strategic $12M investment to enable research of …

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 …

The John Mulvaney Fellowship

Announcing the John Mulvaney Fellowship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait humanities early career researchers

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We are delighted to launch the inaugural John Mulvaney Fellowship. This award honours the outstanding contribution to humanities scholarship, the Academy and the cultural life of the nation of one of our longest serving Fellows and former Academy Secretary John Mulvaney AO CMG FBA FSA FRAI FAHA. Fondly known as the “father of Australian Archaeology”, John Mulvaney was an acknowledged …

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 …