Here are some links to events, organisations, and sites that might be useful for Humanities and Creative Arts postgraduate students.
This is the faculty’s list of resources for Research Higher Degree students. You can find out some of the grants you might be eligible to apply for as an EHL postgraduate; download free software like EndNote, NVivo and others; and discover some extra resources available to you.
Humanities Liaison Librarian: Veronica Ghee
You might not have known it, but the library has a specialist in Humanities research who is available to contact for research queries. “Liaison Librarians act as a link between students and the Library resources for their subject area” and are available for advice on using the library, obtaining resources, and other research-related activities (“Who is your Liaison Librarian?” Flinders University Library).
Please remember to always check the library’s FAQ before contacting Veronica.
The home page for the School of Humanities and Creative Arts. This is the best way to keep in the loop with latest news and events happening in our School. It also has loads of information on all things Humanities at Flinders as well as links to useful and necessary information, forms, and contact details.
The Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities (FIRtH) is a key organisation for Humanities-based research at Flinders. They work to support and encourage Humanities research at Flinders—yes, this mean us! FIRtH generously supports the annual WHIP Postgraduate Conference, as well as hosts this web page. The FIRtH webpage is where you should go to find out about announcements and events in the Humanities at Flinders such as upcoming and past seminars, workshops, symposiums, conferences and publications: all from researchers in our School.
Did you know that one of the hubs of Humanities research is based here at Flinders? The Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC) aims to “connect Humanities researchers and centres, both within the Australasian region and internationally, and to promote relationships with cultural institutions and sector representative bodies in the wider community.” The ACHRC are also invested in strengthening the public profile of Humanities research (“Mission,” ACHRC).
Humanities Research Centre at ANU
The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) is based at Australian National University in Canberra. The HRC is one of “Australia’s prime gateways to humanities scholarship in the rest of the world,” and it “promotes advanced research in the humanities through its Visiting Fellowship Program, and a range of conferences, workshops, seminars and symposia that it hosts under an annual theme.” (“About the HRC,” HRC). The Centre is part of the Research School of Humanities at ANU which publishes the Humanities Research Journal.
The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes is an international network of Humanities organisations and research activity. The Consortium “serves as an arena for the discussion of issues germane to crossdisciplinary activity in the humanities and as a network for the circulation of information and best practices related to the organizational and management dimensions of humanities centers and institutes.” (“Mission and History,” CHCI).
The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) is an Australian organisation that “works towards greater recognition of people, projects and organisations working in [Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences]” and aims to increase the roles and reach of HASS in Australia. (“About the Council: Overview,” CHASS)