As humans have colonized new places, they often set-off dramatic environmental change, and this applies even to small, mobile populations in the distant past.
The project will focus on ethnobiological documentation of two endangered Papuan languages of the Wasur National Park, Merauke-Indonesia: Marori and Smärky Kanum.
The Oceanic Lexicon Project is producing a seven-volume series reconstructing the lexicon of Proto Oceanic, the language ancestral to most of the Austronesian languages of Melanesia, Polynesia and Mic
The Wellsprings of Linguistic Diversity is a five year Laureate project, awarded by the Australian Research Council to Professor Nicholas Evans, which seeks to address fundamental questions of linguis
The Languages of Southern New Guinea project, the first systematic investigation of the languages of the Southern New Guinea region, with the outcomes including detailed grammatical descriptions of si
The Korean-Japanese spoken discourse project, which explores the special features of spoken conversation in Korean and Japanese.
The Japanese education project, which examines a variety of issues in Japanese education in the Australian context.
The project will bring together a multi-site interdisciplinary team of investigators - Jane Simpson (Linguistics, Sydney University, Australia), I Wayan Arka and Avery Andrews (Linguistics, ANU, Austr
The Mon-Khmer Languages project is creating essential research and reference resources for the Mon-Khmer language family.
The study examines acquisition of the pragmatics of Indonesian by a group of twelve Australian learners participating in an in-country language course of seven weeks duration while living in a homesta