View the interview with anthropologist and LCRC Adjunct Research Fellow Mario Arrien in the television program Sociedad Abierta [Open Society], presented by the journalist Enrique Fernández. The topic of the program was the concept of ‘Culture’.
Interview with Luca Ciucci (LCRC), José Chuvé, Brittany Hausen, Andrey Nikulin and Claudia Vaca, organizers of the conference Bobikíxh - I Encuentro de lenguas originarias de la región chiquitana [First meeting on the languages of the Chiquitania region] in the program Voces Indígenas Urbanas, Radio Santa Cruz 92.2. November 14, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/501027686592949/videos/850250069078495
INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY, 11 December 2020 - From Pema Wangdi (Linguistics PhD candidate at JCU, Language and Culture Research Centre) - who tells us more about growing up in a country with some of the tallest mountains in the world, how people used to find love and why prayer flags matter during . See this article "Bhutan: Preserving the languages of the mountains" written by Bianca de Loryn, College of Arts, Society and Education, JCU: https://www.jcu.edu.au/this-is-uni/people-and-societies/articles/mountains-of-bhutan
Women in Research - More than 300 women in academia registered for the Resilience in Research webinar in the "Women in Research 'Small Wins' series," and 100+ women joined live! ARC Laureate Fellow, Distinguished Professor Alexandra Aikhenvald participated with others in the panel, sharing their practical tips on resilience. See more about the webinar here.
Helping the Aussie Hmong language survive: Professors Alexandra Aikhenvald, Professor RMW Dixon from JCU, and Associate Professor Nerida Jarkey from the University of Sydney have received nearly $500,000 in Australian Research Council Linkage funding to study how the language and culture of the Hmong people can better survive in Australia – several decades after the ethnic group came here as refugees following the Vietnam war (JCU media Release Friday 20 Oct 2020) (see more about the project here)