The Academy Fellows

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has 593 Fellows; 52 are Corresponding Fellows, and 85 are Honorary Fellows.

The approved abbreviation or post-nominal for a Fellow is FAHA.

Fellows may update their record via an online form available in the Fellows' Area.

Professor John Griffiths Oficial de la Orden de Isabel la Católica FAHA
Monash University
Qualifications: BA(Hons), PhD(Monash), DMus (Melb)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2006
Discipline: The Arts
Expertise: Musicology; Hispanic Studies; Music in Renaissance Spain

John Griffiths is Head of the School of Music at Monash University. His career revolves around researching and performing early Spanish instrumental music. As a vihuelist and lutenist he has performed throughout the world, and his musicological work has maintained strong links with his artistic practice. His academic studies at Monash were complemented by performance studies in Germany, Spain and Switzerland. From 1980 to 2011 he directed early music studies at The University of Melbourne, and was appointed to a chair in 1994. In 1993 he was made an Oficial de la Orden de Isabel la Católica by Juan Carlos I of Spain for his contribution to Spanish culture. His research encompasses broad music-historical studies of renaissance culture as well as more specific work on renaissance music pedagogy, organology, music printing, music in urban society, written and oral traditions, and music in Spanish Naples. He is joint general editor of Corpus des Luthistes and is a collaborateur at the CESR in Tours. John is currently also Professorial Fellow in the School of Languages at The University of Melbourne and in 2014 he was elected a Corresponding Member of the American Musicological Society.
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