First Annual Language and Society Centre Lecture – 2008

First Annual Language and Society Centre Lecture – 2008

Australia’s unrecognized resources boom – languages for Australia’s future

A presentation by Emeritus Professor Michael Clyne

In this talk, given during Monash University’s Research Month to celebrate the UN International Year of Languages, Emeritus Professor Michael Clyne postulates that Australia must develop its multilingual potential to promote dynamism and innovation. He recommends ways in which Australia can become a vital link nation between Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.