Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities (FIRtH) is the primary research body for the School of Humanities and Creative Arts at Flinders. FIRtH is actively engaged with a wide range of research activity within the School related to the creative and reflective investigation of culture and thought. However, the Institute’s activity is focused around seven distinct areas of research, specifically:

  • Archaeology
  • Creative and Performing Arts
  • Digital Humanities and eResearch
  • Event Design Research Group
  • Life Narrative Research Group
  • Philosophy
  • The Migrants’  Belongings Project


In line with the University’s Strategic Plan, these areas have been identified as having critical mass for the production of high quality, targeted and collaborative research in the Humanities and Creative Arts.


Find out more about these areas of research