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Joanna Barrkman and Baguia men viewing collection amulets, Timor Leste

Return to Baguia: an ethnographic museum collection on the edge of living memory

During her PhD Joanna Barrkman travelled far and wide, and allowed her to temporarily repatriate a collection in Switzerland to Timor-Leste.

Small Finds: between art and archaeology

An archaeological laboratory is not the first place you'd think to find an art exhibition.

Grazia Scotellaro

Grazia Scotellaro: 'Overcoming obstacles'

Grazia Scotellaro never expected to be in charge of the Digital Education Services (DES) team supporting language teaching at the College of Asia and the Pacific.

Leading the way with Tok Pisin

ANU has taken another step toward driving Australia’s engagement and understanding of its neighbours by developing an online language course for Tok Pisin, one of Papua New Guinea’s official langua

CHL student of the week: Tim Hannan

The Australian National University proudly offers the widest range of Asian and Pacific languages of any Australian university, taught by our expert staff in the School of Culture, History and

CHL student of the week: Ruiting Dong

Ruiting Dong is fascinated by East Asian languages and cultures.

Dr Ceri Shipton and team working in Kenya

Kenyan cave sheds new light on dawn of modern man

Forty-eight thousand year-old crayons and shell beads were among a treasure trove of items unearthed by archaeologists at a cave in Kenya.

CHL student of the week: Billy Ó Foghlú

Billy Ó Foghlú is an archaeologist who is interested in everything from ancient Irish musical instruments to Indigenous Australian earth mounds.

CHL student of the week: Oliver Lilford

Oliver Lilford is fascinated by Pacific environments and societies.

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