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The School of Humanities comprises a number of different disciplines to innovate, create and revolutionise the world.

Our students graduate with the knowledge and experience to analyse historically, philosophically and politically about the world, societies and cultures. 

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Study your passion and be inspired by a range of courses that are built to make a difference in society. 

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Our research

Our research has a world-class concentration of expertise and offers high quality research training at Honours, Masters and Doctorate levels.

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Departments

The School of Humanities is one of four schools in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide. The School is made up of ten Departments.

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News

17

Sep

What can we do about reviving languages and why it matters

Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann is the is Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages at the University of Adelaide and is the world’s expert in language revival.

19

Jun

From Victorian collections to Virtual Museum

The University of Adelaide’s Tate Museum has unveiled a new virtual reality exhibition that can be enjoyed by anyone with a VR headset.

20

May

New publication on Japanese cinema

Despite having to postpone this year’s Kyoto-based Japanese Media Cultures study tour, A/Prof Peter Pugsley (Dept. Media) and his Ritsumeikan University colleague, Professor Aki Nakamura, were able to announce the recent publication of a co-authored article.

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Events

21

Sep

Department of History Seminar - Dr Roger Knight

Dr Roger Knight (Visiting Research Fellow) will present ‘Refracted Through the Lens of the Indies: The Scots Diaspora, Family Networks and Mercantile Business in Colonial Indonesia c.1820-1960’ 

21

Sep

Department of History Seminar - Dr Thomas Buchanan

Dr Thomas Buchanan will present ‘Stories from the World’s Largest Strip Mine: The Corporate Culture of BHP’s Mt. Newman Company (Pilbara, WA) in the 1970s’ 

4

Aug

The Politics of Journalism: Ownership and suppression in the media

Join us for a fascinating discussion at this special panel on the topics of political journalism, media ownership and media suppression. Featuring key industry speakers David Washington, editor of InDaily, and Nick Harmsen, ABC Political Reporter.

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