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New Colombo Plan scholar Catia Rizio on learning Burmese in Yangon

Catia Rizio “fell into learning Burmese” after participating in study tours to Thailand and Myanmar offered by The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific.

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Mapping language and the language of Pacific maps

Hedvig Skirgård is a linguist from Sweden who is working on her PhD in Professor Nicholas Evans’ The Wellspri

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Hedvig Skirgård with some of the maps she has designed with Carto GIS

Mish's story: Studying Burmese at ANU

As a first-year student, Mish Khan was at a crossroads choosing a language to complement her Bachelor of Asian Studies.

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MAPS takes "transport nerd" on the road to success

Amanda Thompson is studying the Master of Asian and Pacific Studies (MAPS) at The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific.

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Words of a linguist: Owen Edwards wins the Stephen Wurm Prize

Owen Edwards was awarded the Stephen Wurm Graduate Prize 2018 for his outstanding field research in linguistics and his thesis on metathesis in Amarasi, a language of western Timor.

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Owen Edwards celebrating his graduation in Timor: (left to right) Sem Sae'besi', Heronimus Bani, Owen Edwards, Lena Bani, and Frans Bani.

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