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Myanmar studies without Burmese? On how and why languages still matters for area studies

Communication, Connection, Community: language and area studies in 2020 and beyond

On 13 March 2020, CHL hosted the workshop Myanmar studies without Burmese? On how and why language still matters for area studies.

Staying Connected: Engagement Amid Isolation

Social distancing. Self-isolation. Alienation. A remote environment with little or no contact? Not necessarily...

What’s the future for Hindi in Fiji?

CHL Hindi Associate Professor Peter Friedlander recounts his experience at the recent Pacific Regional Hindi Conference in Fiji.

Research Funding Opportunities

Are you an academic and/or a researcher, and want to be updated on some key grant application opportunities?

Rice for Life

In June and July 2018, the world watched with bated breath as a multinational rescue team fought to extract 12 young members of a football team and their coach from a deep, flooded cave system call

Sanskrit in the Summer

And indeed, every four years, enthusiastic knowledge seekers do get the golden opportunity to indulge in the pursuit of happiness—through the Spoken Sanskrit Summer School.

A glimpse into Matthew's field work on Cape Barren Island

My name is Matthew Adeleye, a current PhD student at the CHL in the area of Archaeology and Natural History.

Korea Institute Bushfire Translation Day

In early February, the Korean Studies community at ANU convened to welcome our new faculty member Dr Eunseon Kim, who joins us as Lecturer and Convenor of the Korean Language Program.

From ANU to Japan: Brian’s Journey

Brian Hukins, a graduate of Asian Studies (BAS) with a double minor in the Chinese Language and the Japanese Language, recently narrated his experience at ANU and shared his plans for the future.

State of the University 2020

Against the backdrop of a chaotic kick-off to 2020 to say the least, it was only fitting that the ANU State of the University address was highly anticipated by one and all.


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