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Jacob and Jonathan debating in Chinese, with Jonathan being declared the champion.

Debaters Unite at the 5th International Chinese Language Debating Championships, hosted by the ANU Chinese Debating Club

Eleven universities. Six regions. Three days. Two categories. Two winners on!

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Chai & Gupshup: Conversations over a Cuppa!

Tea—in the Indian and Pakistani cultures, tea is not just plain and simple tea; it goes way beyond beverage status.

Sadhu Bhadreshdas

Sadhu Bhadreshdas Visit to ANU

ANU has been home to two great Western scholars of Sanskrit—AL Basham and JW de Jong. The forthcoming visit of Sadhu Bhadreshdas marks the first time a traditional Indian Sanskrit scholar of such eminence has visited our campus.

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The Palau experience: learnings of a lifetime

When study transcends the boundaries of theory and text into real-time experience, learning and comprehension reaches an altogether new level. A case in point is the educational experience that 20 students from ANU and the University of Hawai'i had during the Pacific Islands Field School to Palau program.

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eTextbook shortlisted for the 2019 Education Publishers Awards Australia (EPAA)

Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for spoken and literary Tibetan has been shortlisted in the 2019 Education Publishers Awards Australia (EPAA).

Jodie Trembath

Graduation Success - Jodie Trembath

With the upcoming student graduations, it is always exciting to hear of the journeys of PhD scholars who are on the cusp of graduation. We had a chat with Jodie Trembath about her research.


CHL languages receive top marks in Open Universities Australia student feedback

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific online language programs have received a huge endorsement from students, topping the recent Open Universities Australia (OUA) student feedback results.


Funding Success! School of Culture, History and Language.

Congratulations to the five CHL researchers who were awarded internal funding from this year’s Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW)and round one of the CAP Asia Pacific Innovative Program (APIP).

Innovative Algorithm Funding

Congratulations to Dr Michael Schimmelpfennig on his Australian Centre on China in the World Grant!


Funny Money Gets Funded

Congratulations to Dr Tom Cliff on his Australian Centre on China in the World Grant!

Dr Tom Cliff – Funny Money and Political Authority in China


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