Academy Publications

The Australian Academy of the Humanities' publications include the annual issue of our journal, Humanities Australia, edited collections, the annual Proceedings of the Academy, monographs and occasional papers.

Learning from the Other: Australian and Chinese Perspectives on Philosophy (2016)

Edited by Professor John Makeham FAHA, this PDF publication is a selection of nine papers drawn from two symposia on philosophy co-sponsored by the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).

The Power of the Humanities: Case Studies from Leading Researchers

Published in 2015, this publication provides examples of the diverse, enlightening and transformative research projects being carried out by humanities scholars around Australia.

Humanities Australia

The Academy's flagship journal, Humanities Australia, showcases the richness and variety of research in the humanities in Australia.

Annual Reports

The Academy publishes an annual report of its activities each financial year. You can download recent reports here.


The Proceedings, an annual record of the Academy's activities ceased publication in 2010.

Edited Collections

The Edited Collections include collected papers from annual symposia.

Language Atlases

The production of The Language Atlas of the Pacific Area and The Language Atlas of China was supported by the Union Académique Internationale and the UNESCO International Council of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies.


The obituaries of deceased Fellows are published in the Academy's Annual Report, and are available online. Please note that obituaries only become available online after they have been published in the Annual Report.

Symposium Newsletter (1995-2008)

The triannual Symposium newsletter was discontinued in late 2008 and replaced by a new annual journal, Humanities Australia. Symposium featured articles written by Fellows of the Academy, guest contributors and staff. Electronic copies of Symposium are available by contacting the Secretariat.
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