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Projects in Asia

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Fragile Film in an unstable country: a negative mission

In response to Lebanon's economic crisis, the AIF is digitizing their collection of photographic films. The materials represent the range of photography methods practiced in L…

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Documenting Colonial Era Monastic Collections in Former Principalities of the Shan State

This project with the Inya-Burma Institute will survey written, printed, and photographic materials regarding principalities in Eastern Myanmar (Burma). Their documentation an…

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Political Pamphlets, Photographs and Local Journals: Narrating ideas of indigeneity in Jharkhand, India

Jawaharlal Nehru University will assess and catalog materials documenting indigeneity in modern Jharkhand, India. Published and private print materials document the local poli…

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The Living Museum of Umm Qais: Sustainable preservation, analysis and virtual reconstruction of Gadara's ancient site and village

The project aims to record and analyse the endangered and multi-layered heritage site of Umm Qais including the Ottoman village houses. The project looks into ways to enhance …

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Protecting Iraqi Cultural Heritage: Deterring Antiquities Looting and Trafficking

Priceless artefacts in museums in Iraq have been protected from the threat of destruction and theft by marking them with a unique invisible code, SmartWater traceable liquid, …

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Qisetna: Talking Syria

A non-political platform for Syrians and people who have a close connection, preserving the cultural & oral heritage of Syria, one story at a time. We are dedicated to buildi…

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MaDiH (مديح): Mapping Digital Cultural Heritage in Jordan

MaDiH (مديح): Mapping Digital Cultural Heritage in Jordan is an AHRC / Newton funded collaborative project contributing to the long-term sustainable development of Jordan’s di…

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A dictionary of Eastern Penan

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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Documentation of Betta Kurumba

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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