Digital Himalaya

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The project, brainchild of Professor Alan Macfarlane and Mark Turin, is an archive of various pictires, papers, and footage of ethnographic materials from the Himalayan region. According to the project website, "The Digital Himalaya project has three primary objectives:

1. to preserve in a digital medium archival anthropological materials from the Himalayan region that are quickly degenerating in their current forms, including films in various formats, still photographs, sound recordings, field notes, maps and rare journals

2. to make these resources available over broadband internet connections, coupled with an accurate search and retrieval system useful to contemporary researchers and students

3. to make these resources available on DVD to the descendants of the people from whom the materials were collected by making them both easily transportable and viewable in a digital medium."

See Also

  • Mark Turni
  • Alan Macfarlane



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