Statements & Correspondence

AHA letter to the British Council re funding for the British Council 10 June 2020

AHA response to the consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework, Mar 2017

AHA letter to British Academy re BA Institutes & Societies, Mar 2016 (and BA response)

AHA letter to British Academy re BA Institutes & Societies, Feb 2016 (and BA response)

AHA response to 2015 Green Paper consultation

AcSS presentation to AHA Nov 2014

AHA response to postgraduate funding consultation

AHUG statement on Open Access

AHUG statement on Open Access signatories

Comment on JISC Guide to Open Access Monographs


AHA meeting 22 April 2016

AHA meeting 23 October 2015

AHA meeting 14 November 2014

AHUG Agenda June 2014

Report on AHUG meeting 25 Nov 2013

Subject association documents

Study the Humanities, an initiative of the National Humanities Alliance Foundation, serves to strengthen humanities recruitment efforts across the country. There are three key components of the initiative:

  • Researching effective recruitment strategies and developing resources that showcase the range of approaches
  • Aggregating existing data and articles into a toolkit that presents six arguments for studying the humanities as an undergraduate
  • Convening the community of faculty and administrators committed to attracting more undergraduates to the humanities

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  • It has produced an excellent toolkit to help demonstrate the professional and personal value of studying the humanities to a variety of audiences Find out more

Study the Humanities has also produced two reports, which although focussed on the US are relevant to Humanities in the UK as well. These are:

  • Strategies for Recruiting Students to the Humanities: A Comprehensive Resource, aims to document and disseminate effective recruitment strategies to the humanities community. This 80-page resource highlights over 100 exemplary initiatives and elevates the voices of project directors and participating students.  Find out more
  • Humanities Recruitment Survey: Challenges & Audiences, which presents quantitative data concerning the recruitment challenges faculty and administrators at a wide variety of institutions face and the audiences they are engaging to address those challenges. Find out more