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- Donaldson, Ian.Finnane, Mark.
- Archaeological science in Australia: integrating across disciplines and scales of analysisOral history and life story research: reconfiguring the questions, relationships and politics of history?; The scholarly editing of literary texts; Response; Panel 5: How have we changed the way we communicate the results of research to our audiences?; Introduction; Uncharted waters? Reflections on new formats for picturing evolution; Only connect? Communicating across the core-peripheries of geography and discipline; New cases, new technologies: applying anthropological research in changing times.Building audiences into researchResponse; Notes on contributors.Complex dynamic disciplinesMedia, knowledge and disciplinary change; Response; Panel 3: Do national contexts still matter; Introduction; Beyond national history: returning humanity to the humanities; Television and new media; Alternative conceptual geographies; On writing a history of 'UnAustralian' art; Response; Hancock Lecture; Was the twentieth century the great age of internationalism?; Panel 4: Have we changed the way we answer questions?; Introduction; Questions in archaeology: one step forward, two steps back (or at least sideways off the track ...)?Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Academy Address; The idea of an academy; Panel 1: What were the dominant research agendas in 1969 and how have they changed?; Introduction; Phoenix rising: the Academy and the humanities in 1969; Humanities research agendas in Australia since 1969: literary and textual studies; Gender, feminism and research agendas, 1969-2009; Response; Keynote Address; Theory time: on the history of poststructuralism; Panel 2: How do disciplines change?; Introduction; The organisation of knowledge: some lessons from the eighteenth century.The 40th anniversary of the Academy of Humanities in Australia provided reflection on the significance of the humanities in research, in intellectual debate, and in cultural life. How have research agendas altered over the last four decades, and how have the disciplines that address them changed? Are national frameworks any longer adequate for understanding social and cultural life and experience? Have we changed the way we answer leading research questions, or altered the ways we communicate with our various audiences? This volume collects some of the dynamic presentations from the 2009 sympo.