The Australian Academy of the Humanities
The Academy is the national body for the humanities in Australia, “championing the contribution that humanities make to national life.” Established by Royal Charter in 1969, the Academy is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides expert advice to government and other bodies in Australia, recognises excellence in Australian humanities research, and promotes international engagement and collaboration.
Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS)
Established in 2004, CHASS promotes and provides advocacy services for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australia. Supporting more than 75 member organisations in their relationships with policy makers and the broader community, CHASS is an important network for knowledge and skills, and serves as a coordinating forum for teachers, researchers, professionals, practitioners and policy makers in the sector. It provides a strong voice to the sector and helps members to contribute to public debate through programs for knowledge exchange and media awareness.
Consortium of Humanities Centres and Institutes (CHCI)
The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes is an international body based in the United States that “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. CHCI currently has a membership of 154 organizations in the US, Europe, Asia, and Pacific Rim.”