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Kutiyattam performance, Vancouver (Photo: Oliver Mann)

The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, Vancouver, 2018

Associate Professor McComas Taylor offers his reflections on this important gathering of Sanskrit scholars.

Immersion not always the key to second language acquisition

Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have found that in-country immersion is not always the best method for language learning for adult beginners, ahead of a special forum on s

Rose Whitau on Gooniyandi country.

Rose Whitau: connections, lifeways and community through archaeology

Rose Whitau studied with Professor Sue O’Connor as part of the ARC Linkage project ‘Lifeways of the First Australians’.

Celebrating teaching innovation in languages

On 4-5 September the Colleges of Asia and the Pacific and Arts and Social Sciences will come together to celebrate the ground-breaking work being done their educators the Innovation in Teaching Sho

Dramatic vegetation changes in the past hint at dire future

A study on dramatic changes to Earth’s vegetation as it emerged from the last ice age and temperatures rose has offered clues on the kinds of transformations that will occur to landscapes with simi

Laziness helped lead to extinction of Homo erectus

New archaeological research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that Homo erectus, an extinct species of primitive humans, went extinct in part because they were 'lazy'.

ANU-Hebrew U collaboration bringing Indonesian Studies to Israel

Ronit Ricci is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in the School of Culture, History and Language.


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