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INTRODUCTION – Changing one’s world view: the potentially transformative power of Asian language(s) and culture(s)
Learning an Asian language can serve as a bulwark against rising nationalism and xenophobia.
The Korean language is booming at Australian universities. What needs to be done to keep the momentum going?
Korean is increasingly popular at Australian universities, but more needs to be done to recruit and keep students.
INTERVIEW: Is Asian Studies and ‘Asia literacy’ in crisis in Australia and what is its future?
Government needs to signal to universities that Asia literacy is a skill-set employers want.
Invigorating Indonesian studies in Australia through collaborative, online education practices
Indonesian student numbers in Australia have been in freefall for decades. What can be done about it?
Australia would be a better regional neighbour if it were better at Asian languages
Enrolments in Asian language programs in Australia are too low. A look at why Japanese has been so successful may help.