Our current projects and research focus on the health and vitality of the humanities in Australia and the region.

Future Humanities Workforce

Providing a new and comprehensive account of Australia’s humanities workforce and planning for its future knowledge and skills requirements.


Australia's China Knowledge Capability

Mapping Australian research and training capacity in China studies and identifying areas for improved capacity.

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The World Humanities Report

Exploring the invaluable contribution of the humanities to establishing new human values in times of increasing globalisation, greater connectivity and rising uncertainty in the face of new economic, financial and social challenges.

Humanities, Arts & Culture Data

Progressing a national agenda for data-driven humanities and arts research, digital cultural collections and research infrastructure.

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The Humanities in the Asia Region

Mapping the humanities in the Asia region and identifying opportunities for strengthening collaboration between researchers in Australia and Asia.

Collaboration with Australia's Learned Academies

Working closely with colleagues from Australia's other Learned Academies on projects of national importance.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.