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A Marriage of Tradition and Technology: Sanskrit, IT and the World Sanskrit Conference

Just a few days before the world entered 2023, news broke globally on an Indian PhD student at the University of Cambridge who had done the impossible—27-year-old Rishi Rajpopat had supposedly dec

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World Sanskrit Conference 2023

Pambu wins ANU Gender Institute Grant

The ANU Gender Institute has awarded the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau (Pambu) a grant to update their guide to Pambu collections written by or about women.

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Photo: Candidates Nomination Day Suva: Federation Party candidate Irene Jai Narayan of the Federation Party, 1966. Loloma Livingston and Irene Jai Narayan were the first women to be elected to Fiji’s parliament, only three years after women in Fiji were given the vote. Photo by Robert Norton, PMB PHOTO 103-167.

2022 Promotions and Awards

Our School has been fortunate to recently have had a number of staff promotions, which were announced weeks before the Christmas and New Year shutdown last year.

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Thematic Roundtable series: Teaching Chinese tones and script (Hanzi汉字)

The thematic Roundtable series on teaching Chinese script and tones was held over three days (7th, 9th, 14th) in November 2022 at ANU.

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Fieldwork Showcase: truwana (Cape Barren Island) (lutruwita/Tasmania)

Professor Simon Haberle, Maddie Bessell-Koprek and Feli Hopf, along with Dave McWethy from Montana State University just completed another amazing phase of fieldwork on the Aboriginal land of truwa

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