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New Austronesian Linguistics Course

A new linguistics course offered by CAP will offer a comprehensive comparative study of the Austronesian language family, which is one of the world’s largest, both in terms of number of languages a

15th Australasian International Speech Science and Technology Conference

A group of linguists (Fanny Cottet, Adele Gregory, Yuko Kinoshita, Phil Rose and Shunichi Ishihara) participated in the 15th Australasian International Speech Science and Technology Conference, hel

Dr Dineke Schokkin with Idi informants

Wellsprings of Linguistc Diversity: Southern New Guinea Field Trip

The Southern New Guinea project team from Nick Evans’ Laureate project Wellsprings of Linguistc Diversity has just returned from the field. Postdoc

Bhutan Linguistics Fieldwork Trip

Mark Donohue expanded his work with Bumthang speakers in Canberra by travelling to Bhutan and, with the assistance provided by the Firebird Foundation,

The Wurm PhD Scholarship: A Call For Applicants

The Australian National University is calling for applications for a “Stephen and Helen Wurm Scholarship in Pacific Linguistics” for an outstanding student to do a PhD in Linguistics based at the


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