The Southern New Guinea project team from Nick Evans’ Laureate project Wellsprings of Linguistc Diversity has just returned from the field.
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, held in Christchurch, New Zealand.
A new linguistics course, titled A comparative study of Austronesian languages, will offer a comprehensive study of the Austronesian language family, which is one of the world’s largest, both in terms of number of languages and geographical spread, and perhaps the best documented one with the exception of Indo-European.
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, political and economic changes taking place in the Asia-Pacific region.
CHL undergraduate programs draw on its elite expertise to provide the country's leading programs in the teaching of Asia-Pacific Studies.
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.
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.
First semester 2015, Dr Roald Maliangkaij will convene Popular Culture in East Asia.
The School of Culture, History and Languages offers a wide array of world-class Asian & Pacific language courses both on campus and on-line. Find the perfect course for your future.
It’s been the birthplace of massive empires, a playground for great powers, and a frontline in the Cold War.