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McDonalds

A Cultural Deep Fry

How do fast food giants like McDonalds and Starbucks become popular in Asia?

(L-R) Steven Warwick, Amanda Thompson, Ingrid O'Sullivan

Master of Asian and Pacific Studies students receive Commonwealth Supported Places

School of Culture, History and Language students have won a prestigious Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) for the Master of Asian and Pacific Studies (MAPS).

Sita Dewi

From Jakarta Post to Postgrad

Sita Dewi, Indonesian journalist with the Jakarta Post, never imagined she’d by studying the Master of Asia Pacific Studies at ANU.

Linguists from ANU have used data from a popular online game to find out why people confuse one language with another. Image: Ken Banks, Flickr.

Online game leads researchers to international language discovery

Linguists from The Australian National University (ANU) have used data from a popular online game to find out why people confuse one language with another.

Image courtesy of IRCP

Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship

Applications are now open for the Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship.

Aboriginal Languages of Australia

Aboriginal Languages of Australia Map Celebrates 50th Birthday

A ground-breaking map on Aboriginal languages, produced in 1966 is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Image: A worker begins to turn off lanterns at a teahouse at Kyto by Zoe Cameron.

Travel Journal - Japan

Learning the language was embarrassing at times but ANU College of Asia and the Pacific student, Zoe Cameron, persevered and got a whole lot out of her exchange.

Participant singing vivaciously while referring to lyrics shown on the karaoke screen at the bottom of the stage

Finding Purpose in Life through Karaoke: A Look at a Recital for Crown Singing Academy Tanikawa Classroom

On 18 July 2016, the yearly karaoke recital for Crown Singing Academy Tanikawa Classroom was held at the Sumiyoshi-ku Community Center Hall in Osaka, Japan.

K Pop

Caring for K-pop: ANU scholar recognised for research on Korean pop music

In 2014 a music video for South Korean singer Psy's Gangnam Style surpassed YouTube's view limit, forcing the site to upgrade its system.

Statue of Genghis Khan. Photo Credit Ludovic Hirlimann, Flickr

Introductory Mongolian Summer School

Starting January 23rd, the School of Culture, History and Language will be running a summer intensive course for introductory Mongolian.

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