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Wayan Arka wins a Major Documentation project

Wayan Arka has won a Major Documentation Project (MDP) grant from the ELDP, 2016-2017.

The Wurm PhD Scholarship: A Call For Applicants

The Australian National University is calling for applications for a “Stephen and Helen Wurm Scholarship in Pacific Linguistics” for an outstanding student to do a PhD in Linguistics based at the

Bhutan Linguistics Fieldwork Trip

Mark Donohue expanded his work with Bumthang speakers in Canberra by travelling to Bhutan and, with the assistance provided by the Firebird Foundation,

Dr Dineke Schokkin with Idi informants

Wellsprings of Linguistc Diversity: Southern New Guinea Field Trip

The Southern New Guinea project team from Nick Evans’ Laureate project Wellsprings of Linguistc Diversity has just returned from the field. Postdoc

15th Australasian International Speech Science and Technology Conference

A group of linguists (Fanny Cottet, Adele Gregory, Yuko Kinoshita, Phil Rose and Shunichi Ishihara) participated in the 15th Australasian International Speech Science and Technology Conference, hel

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New Austronesian Linguistics Course

A new linguistics course offered by CAP will offer a comprehensive comparative study of the Austronesian language family, which is one of the world’s largest, both in terms of number of languages a

Master of Asia-Pacific Studies

Through advanced coursework, our graduates obtain specialist knowledge across a wide range of language and non-language fields of study essential for expert understanding of the rapid social, polit

Undergraduate program

CHL undergraduate programs draw on its elite expertise to provide the country's leading programs in the teaching of Asia-Pacific Studies.

History of China: The Imperial Period

First semester, 2015: This course surveys the great drama of imperial China's attempts to bring under control and preserve the unity of its vast and varied territories.

Truth and Falsity in Indian History & Politics

First semester 2015, this course will explore the claims and negotiations that are fundamental to some of the critical debates in Indian history and politics over the past two centuries.


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