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The history of orangutans in human culture

The similarities between orangutans and humans, and the argument that primates should be given their own form of human rights, will be put under the microscope in a presentation at The Australian N

Students travelling via boat

Southeast Asian Frontiers: Thailand and Burma/Myanmar

This hands-on, interdisciplinary course offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique intensive in-country field research experience in one of the most fascinating border regions in the world

Ger (yurt) erected on campus

The President of Mongolian, His Excellency Mongolyin Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj has gifted the College of Asia and the Pacific a traditional Mongolian ger. The ger was erected on Sunday, 20 March.

Japan slowly recognises its war past

On the outskirts of the small NSW country town of Cowra sits the Japanese War Cemetery.

Sorry the hardest word?

The Japanese regularly drop the word sumimasen into everyday speech.

India in the Age of Asian Empires: South Asian History to 1757

India in the Age of Asian Empires surveys the history of South Asia from the earliest periods of history to 1757 in the context of empire.

Holding to the truth

When Mahatma Gandhi returned to India in 1915, he became a leading figure in the Congress Party.

Schwarzman Scholarship

ANU student Ross Tan has been awarded one of the inaugural and elite Schwarzman Scholarships to study for 12 months in Beijing.

2016 John Monash scholarships

The University congratulates five of its alumni who have received prestigious John Monash Scholarships.

Reconciliation and the Memory of Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

School awarded major grant

CHL has won a major grant to develop a course on Reconciliation and the Memory of Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific and to promote scholarly networks in Asia and the Pacific.


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