Australian universities preserving cultural, linguistic traditions | Asia Pacific

Australian universities preserving cultural, linguistic traditions

Australian universities preserving cultural, linguistic traditions

Updated 24 October 2013, 14:06 AEDT

The Asia Pacific is home to a quarter of the world's languages and many of those languages are at risk of disappearing without a trace.

But an extensive digital archive developed by Australian universities is helping to preserve the cultural traditions of the region.

Presenter: Kate Arnott

Speakers: Professor Nicholas Evans from the Australian National University; Professor Linda Barwick, University of Sydney; Dr Nick Thieberger, Melbourne University

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