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Happy Lunar New Year!

On the occasion of Chinese New Year Day, here’s a look at some fascinating cultures and traditions related to the longest and most significant celebration in the Chinese calendar.

Book Buzz: In conversation with…

Associate Professor Matt Tomlinson, CHL

Book Buzz: In conversation with…

Dr Muhammad Kavesh, CHL

Shyamala's Sanskrit Journey

She’s been a maths teacher, a management consultant, a CEO, a yoga teacher. Today, she’s a writer and a Sanskrit student. Meet Shyamala Benakovic, an ANU student of Sanskrit and so much more…

A Sensory Approach for Multispecies Anthropology

“Our purpose was to tease out an interaction between under-represented areas of Australian anthropology to suggest a new line of inquiry in contemporary cross-cultural thought.” – Natasha

Feeling good at home (during COVID-19) - Indonesian

Merasa betah di rumah (selama pandemi COVID-19)

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!

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