2024 Symposium

The ideas & ideals of Australia: The Lucky Country turns sixty

The 60th anniversary of Donald Horne’s landmark book, The Lucky Country, prompts us to think afresh about Australian culture and social changes, and ask: are ordinary Australians fulfilling their aspirations? Are we a tolerant people? The Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 55th Annual Symposium will take on the big questions posed by Horne and bring others to […]

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Fellows Signing Ceremony

A 55-year long tradition to officially welcome Fellows. The Council of the Academy warmly invites Fellows to join them for this official ceremony where elected Fellows have the opportunity to add their signatures to the Academy’s historic Charter Book, alongside those Fellows elected to the Academy since 1969. Fellows will also receive their Certificates of

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Annual Academy Dinner

A celebration of the Australian humanities community, Fellowship and the Academy itself.  We warmly invite you to join us for our 55th Annual Academy Dinner, hosted by the Academy Council.  Professor Glyn Davis AM, Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet will be giving a short lecture at the Annual Academy Dinner. Proceedings also include

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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.