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Professor Kyung Moon Hwang: Welcome to the CHL Family!

He moved to the US at the age of 7 and lived there for 45 years. He studied European History in college. And he found a job soon after graduating from his PhD program, which he attributes to “sheer dumb luck”, and after 22 years in that position he has now moved to Canberra.

Historic inscription from Cambodia

ANU helps save Sanskrit in Cambodia

Did you know that Cambodia’s national language, Khmer, is heavily influenced by Sanskrit? In fact, Sanskrit was the court language of the Khmer Empire for more than 1,000 years.

Events: the new normal @CHL

It’s finally 2021—probably the most awaited New Year in decades!

Emeritus Professor Peter J. Rimmer publishes "China’s Global Vision and Actions"

CHL’s Emeritus Professor Peter J. Rimmer has, for long, held a keen interest in the extent of China’s influence, which is truly global in nature. Fascinated by the journey of China’s logistics through the ages, Professor Rimmer has recently published his latest book, China’s Global Vision and Actions

Cicadas, cement and Covid: a new mix for a stronger foundation

CHL School Manager Suzy Andrew reflects on the year that was.

Unprecedented, Lockdown, Iso, Zoom, Pivot, Nimble, Social Distancing…

Professor Margaret Jolly bestowed with University’s most prestigious honour

Professor Margaret Jolly has had a highly distinguished career at ANU, where she has achieved outstanding national and international recognition in the fields of anthropology, Pacific and gender st

Dr Eva Nisa awarded DECRA 2020

Congratulations to Eva Nisa for her success in winning the only DECRA awarded this year to a cultural/social anthropologist, for her brilliant research project, Standardizing Halal.

Assa Doron's book bags the SASAA President’s Inaugural Book Prize for 2018–19

“Never in history have so many people had so much to throw away and so little space to throw it as the people of India in the second decade of the 21st century.” — Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey


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