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Catherine Yen

Curious Cat’s journey to become a Southeast Asia specialist

When Catherine Yen was considering her options for university, The Australian National University (ANU) seemed out of reach both geographically and financially.

Lyn Dong

The personal and political in Vietnamese food culture

Lyn Dong from the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and Pacific will join her peers at the December 2018 graduation ceremony to be awarded a Bachelor of Asian Studies w

Mrs Chintana Sandilands

Chintana Sandilands honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Mrs Chintana Sandilands from the School of Culture, History & Language has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the CAP Dean, Professor Michael Wesley for her many outstanding contrib

Muhammad Kavesh

Human-animal relationships show deeper cultural values

Muhammad Kavesh is one of nine PhDs from the School of Culture, History and Language in December 2018 ANU graduation.

CHL teachers awarded Excellence in Education

Three academic staff from the School of Culture, History and Language (CHL) were recognised for their outstanding contribution in teaching excellence this morning at the College of Asia and the Pac

Dr Peter Friedlander

Peter Friedlander on his love of Hindi, art and his philosophy of teaching

I had been interested in India growing up – because I had family connections through my father’s Austrian family who had met various people from India.

PhD scholar Shimona Kealy (left) and Professor Sue O'Connor from the ANU School of Culture, History and Language. Image credit: ANU

Study finds most likely route of first humans into Australia

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) indicates the most likely route the ancestors of Aboriginal people took to enter Australia for the first time tens of thousands of years ag

CHL PhD Scholars win ASAA John Legge Prize for Asian Studies Thesis

Australia’s peak body for Asian studies—Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA)— this week announced the winners of its most prestigious prize, the 2018 ASAA John Legge Prize for Best Thesis

Professor Helen James: Tackling disaster risk and recovery in the Asia Pacific

Honorary Professor Helen James quietly embodies what it is to have deep knowledge and connections in the Asia Pacific that make a vital difference to the lives of people in this region.


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