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Rehabilitation of the Empire Cinema in Tripoli, Lebanon

Tiro Association for Arts (TAA) has been working for eight months on rehabilitating Empire Cinema, located in Tripoli city, North Lebanon, with the help of 25 volunteers from …

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Nuristan

Preliminary Assessment of Intangible and Tangible Cultural Heritage in Nuristan, Afghanistan

A preliminary study to document Nuristan's intangible and tangible cultural heritage, and to assess the need and feasibility of a broader documentation and conservation progra…

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Reviving the Jewish Memory of Mosul

Project of documentation and preservation of the Jewish intangible heritage of Mosul through the documentation of the oral history of the Jewish community. This project aims t…

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Fine Arts Workshop

Mobilize, Involve, and Change for Youth to Strive (MICYAS)

“Mobilize, Involve, and Change for Youth to Strive (MICYAS)” is a 3-year DROSOS Foundation-funded project that TAA is currently working on. This project's main impact is to ma…

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MEAP UCLA

South Asian Film Magazines

Nigar Weekly have documented and preserved part of South Asia's diverse cinematic heritage. This project aims to use these materials to constitute a unique source of historica…

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Preserving HUMUN BICHIG newspaper through digitization

"The Humun Bichig newspaper has served as a rare resource written in traditional Mongolian script and contains valued cultural works by prominent Mongolian poets, scholars, sp…

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MEAP UCLA

Endangered Archives from Sufi Shrines of the Afghan-Pakistan Frontier

The Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier region has served as the site of some of South Asia's most enriched spiritual movements. Sufi monastery archives show the persistent spiritua…

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MEAP UCLA

Elusive Voices: Preserving the Stories of Elderly Palestinian Refugees

Palestinian director, Muhammad Ibrahim, directed a series of interviews capturing the experiences of refugees from 180 villages. Documenting information that has been erased e…

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MEAP UCLA

The Kashmir Valley Archive

Kashmir's internal conflict led to the creation of a significant body of materials created by the local community. Although the region became fragmented, the APHC archive has …

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