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The Association of Linguistic Typology conference at the Coombs building

ANU hosts international linguistics conference

This week over 300 people from 32 different countries will descend upon ANU for the 12th biennial meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology.

Skeletal remains and fish hooks

Distinguished Professor Sue O'Connor finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks

An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered the world’s oldest known fish-hooks placed in a burial ritual, found on Indonesia’s Alor Island, northwest of East Timor

Hari Simon

Scholarship recipients continue Professor Darrell Tryon's legacy

The Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship was established in 2013 to commemorate an eminent scholar of ANU who dedicated his career to the languages and people of the Pacific, especially in

Alex Miglietti

Discovering a Passion for Asian Languages

Alex Miglietti’s dream is to be bilingual. He is well on the way to achieving it, graduating this month with a Bachelor of Arts, with a Linguistics major and an Indonesian minor.

CHL educators' excellence recognised

On Friday 24th November the Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific Dr Michael Wesley presided over the annual College of Asia and the Pacific Awards for Excellence in Education.

Coombs Building

ARC Funding Success

The School of Culture, History and Language has been successful in securing three of the five Discovery Early Career Research Awards (DECRA) and one of four Discovery projects awarded to the ANU Co

Image: sandeepachetan.com travel photography, flickr

ANU Asian language courses to be available online

Australians will be able to study six important Asian languages that are rarely taught nationally through ANU from 2018, thanks to a new agreement with Open Universities Australia (OUA).

Amanda Fielden at the launch

New book of Japanese poetry in translation

Book review by Dr Carol Hayes

"Native Dance of Ocean Island' circa 1900, from the archives of the British Phosphate Commission, courtesy of the National Archive of Australia

From researcher to artist: Project Banaba Exhibition at Carriageworks

Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa’s research on phosphate mining on the island of Banaba is the basis of her new solo exhibition at Carriageworks in Syd

Native Dance Ocean Island circa 1900. Photo from the archives of the British Phosphate Commissioners. Courtesy of the National Archives of Australia

Researcher to launch Project Banaba Exhibition at Carriageworks

Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa’s research on phosphate mining on the island of Banaba is the basis of an exhibition at Carriageworks in Sydney openin

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