Projects in Peru

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The Biblioteca Amazónica: History and Politics between the Forest and City

The city of Iquitos is a cultural, economic, and political center of the Peruvian Amazon. The Biblioteca Amazónica contains invaluable historical documentation and photographs…

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The Peruvian Peasant Confederation Archive (Confederación Campesina del Perú): Rural and Indigenous Society, National Politics, and International Solidarity

Since 1947 the Confederación Campesina del Perú (CCP) has been active in defence of peasants and indigenous people. Their archive documents the organized efforts of rural and …

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Memories from no-man's land: Archives of the Peruvian self-defense militias

The Peruvian armed conflict (1980-2000), ignited by communist rebels of Shining Path, put local communities at risk of both guerrilla attacks and state forces. This project wi…

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GCRF Cultural Heritage Project Hub

The GCRF Cultural Heritage Hub is an interdisciplinary consolidator project coordinated by the University of St Andrews. Led by the main Principal Investigator Dr Richard Bat…

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Preservation and Protection of the 5th-7th-Century Nazca Geoglyphs

This project involves a suite of activities to record and conserve the glyphs and to mitigate the risk of damage to the lines.

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Conservation of 4th-Century BC Astronomical Horizon Markers at Chankillo Archaeological Site

This project includes the conservation of 13 horizon markers and local preservation capacity building.

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Preservation of the Ancient Pyramid of the Pre-Columbian Ichma Culture (900-1470 AD) at the Mangomarca Archaeological Site in Lima

This project consists of a suite of preventive conservation activities and supports the treaty between the United States and Peru concerning the looting and illicit traffickin…

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Conservation of the 15th-Century Inka House at Huánuco Pampa Archaeological Site

This project, which includes stone conservation and graffiti removal, directly supports the Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and Peru concerning the impos…

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A documentation of Cashibo-Cacataibo of San Alejandro (Pano) with a Focus on Information Structure

The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) provides grants worldwide to for the linguistic documentation of endangered language and knowledge. Grantees create mult…

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