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A young herder throws a lasso to capture a horse in Mongolia. Credit: Natasha Fijn

Mongolian Medicine, Multispecies Storytelling and Multimodal Anthropology

Coronavirus has heightened awareness that “we can’t afford to be as anthropocentric about infectious diseases”, says ANU researcher Dr Natasha Fijn.

Ganbaa learnt bloodletting skills from his father. Credit: Natasha Fijn

Bloodletting in Mongolia: Three Visual Narratives

The ancient medical tradition of bloodletting in Mongolia is explored in a dynamic digital publication examining the significance of fluids and flows in the history of medicine.

CHL Tales: The Monkey and the Crocodile

McComas Taylor reads The Monkey and the Crocodile, a story from the Panchatantra, in Sanskrit.

Alumni profile: Dr Katerina Naitoro

Recent PhD graduate Dr Katerina Naitoro is the 2020 recipient of the Stephen Wurm Prize for Pacific Linguistics.

From the Director: Semester 2 2020

The School of Culture, History and Language is a bustling hub of researchers, teachers and professional staff; together we use our disciplinary and area-based expertise—unparalleled anywhere else i

Why a ‘new normal’ might fail in Indonesia and how to fix it

The daily increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Indonesia is a long way from slowing down.

CHL Tales: 跑警报(节选)

Kai Zhang — PhD candidate and tutor in the Modern Chinese program — reads an excerpt from Running Upon Alarms (跑警报) by Wang Cengqi (汪曾祺) in Mandarin.

Alumni profile: Dr Shimona Kealy

Having completed her PhD at the School of Culture, History & Language (CHL) in 2019, Dr Shimona


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