Projects in Asia

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Survey and digitisation of individual manuscript collections in Northern Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s traditional knowledge has been historically recorded on palm-leaf manuscripts. These manuscripts are now primarily held by individuals, traditional medical and rel…

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Survey of endangered audio material still available with private collectors in India

Audio recordings and replays detailing folk, classical and popular music and recordings of speeches are becoming impossible to access as the replaying equipment is increasingl…

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Sanskrit and Malayalam manuscripts from the Thrissur monastic complex

The main Hindu monastic complex of the city of Thrissur is one of the most important religious centres of the Indian state of Kerala. Its collection comprises of palm-leaf man…

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Pre-modern Visions, Modern Frames: Digitization and Conservation of Manuscripts and Books in Bardhaman and Nadia Districts, West Bengal

Private and institutional collections in West Bengal districts hold manuscripts, newspapers, and books that show the traditional, literary, artistic, judicial, political and s…

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Preservation and digitisation of endangered Sundanese manuscripts of Paseban Tri Panca Tunggal Collections, Kuningan Regency, West Java Province, Indonesia

The manuscripts collection of Paseban Tri Panca Tunggal contain the historical records of Prince Madrais Sadewa Alibassa Kusuma Wijayaningrat, a Sundanese leader in the Dutch…

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Digitising Rare Medieval Sanskrit Manuscripts scattered in Newār Settlements in Rural Kathmandu and Hill Areas in Nepal.

Nepal has a rich tradition of manuscript production, especially from the Nepalese Middle Ages (12th to 18th century). These are mostly kept in private collections, where the c…

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Preserving and Digitising The Endangered Manuscript in Kampar, Riau Province, Indonesia

The manuscripts in Kampar hold the knowledge of the ancient city, central to the trade between Indonesia and the rest of Asia. By preserving the manuscripts, the history of th…

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Lama Mani: the texts and narrative thangkas of India’s exiled Tibetan storytellers

The Lama Mani performers allowed the population to learn about central Buddhist principles. However, the practice is almost extinct. Locating and digitising the Lama Mani text…

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Preservation and digitization of Zoroastrian historical documents and Avestan manuscripts

After a major migration to India, the Zoroastrian community is a minority in Iran. Documents of the community are spread and sometimes forgotten in private collections. After …

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